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For 2-year-olds

The Mini Circle

About the Programme

TMC’s Early Childhood Music Pathway for preschoolers (2 to 5 year-olds) lays a strong and essential foundation for their first steps as musicians. Our music and movement classes promote a love for music while developing crucial skills such as rhythm and aural development. These classes are also aimed at enhancing physiological-emotional skills such as gross and fine motor coordination, cognitive skills as well as nurturing creativity.

The Mini Circle (2 year old) class is a 40-minute parent-accompanied class. Each theme of TMC is 5 weeks, with 6 terms in total. Parents and their children are welcome to attend a trial class before enrolment.

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Programme Structure
40 minutes per lesson
Each theme of TMC is 5 weeks, 6 terms in total
1 Parent & 1 Child
Home activities and playlists provided

TMC Learning Outcomes

Students will enjoy and experience music in the following ways:

Thematic Learning
  • Classes revolve around exciting themes that change each 5-week term.
  • Themes are selected to help children foster a deeper connection with the world around them through music.
Physical Development
  • Enhance their spatial awareness by understanding their body’s position in space.
  • Engage in both large and small movements to develop their motor skills.
  • Develop a sense of balance and coordination through various activities.
  • Explore body percussion to create rhythmic sounds using their bodies.
Socio-Emotional Development and Creativity
  • Develop colour recognition skills, identifying and differentiating various colours.
  • Express their emotions and thoughts through creative activities, encouraging self-expression and fostering their socio-emotional development.
Aural Skills
  • Engage in creating animal sounds and sound effects, stimulating their imagination and developing their aural skills.
  • Use their voices to express themselves and sing, encouraging their vocal development and musical expression.
Pulse and Rhythms
  • Move to steady beats, developing their sense of pulse and internalising rhythmic patterns.
  • Express and reproduce simple rhythms, fostering their sense of musicality and rhythmic awareness.

Programme Fees

The Mini Circle

$200 per module of 5 lessons

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Miscellaneous fees
  • One time TMC enrolment fee: $65 (including administrative costs, TMC bag and Student Folder
  • Material Fees: $20 including all resources, booklets, home activities and play- lists provided for the course.


My child is below the age of 2, can she join The Mini Circle?

We accept children in our Early Childhood classes from the age of 18 months. You are welcome to register for a trial class on the register interest form on the page to see if the class is suitable.

Can both parents accompany our child for the class?

Each child can be accompanied by one parent only to maintain an even parent-child ratio in the studio.

Why should my child start with Music and Movement at a young age?

Music education plays a big part in a child’s cognitive, emotional and social development. Beyond nurturing creativity and expression, it also has the potential to influence a child’s psycho-motor development.

Esteemed music pedagogue Edwin Gordon emphasises that creating a musical environment for a child at an early age will facilitate optimal musical growth.

Can my child and I attend a trial class?

Yes, you can register for a trial class by filling in the register interest form on the page.

What happens if we miss a class?

We provide a lesson credit for a class missed due to unforeseen circumstances. We are able to provide up to one lesson credit per term, which will be credited towards the subsequent term’s fees or expenses.

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We can arrange for a suitable trial class for your child, if you fill in this form below.

I love The Music Circle’s curriculum, which focusses on building a strong music foundation in the early years through story and art instead of rushing children into learning instruments. I love the way the school teaches solfége and the teachers are very patient and passionate. Class size is just right and everyone there is so warm and friendly. Highly recommend this music school.

Lydia Ng

Both my kids enjoy the learning experience at The Music Circle. Appreciate the teachers building a strong foundation through developing pitch and rhythm awareness in the early stage through songs and movement before progressing to learning instrumentals. Lessons are interactive and engaging conducted by warm and caring teachers. 🙂

Qin Yi Teo

Fun, creative and interesting journey into the world of music, with the help of Mimi the Mouse, Sophie the Sheep, and all their wonderful friends. to build a solid foundation before kids embark on learning an instrument.

Carolyn Tay

The TMC Teachers Academy has been absolutely eye-opening and inspirational for me as a new educator. It not only prepared me to teach but made me question and consider various aspects of my own learning and being a musician, which very much shapes the way you teach. It was also very interesting to learn various pedagogies and understand how children learn. I am very thankful to Tee and her team for their time and effort to mentor and encourage me to grow and develop, without which I wouldn’t be the educator I am today.

Clarissa Lim