Every day is a new beginning. A chance to help your child develop his or her highest potential and strongest foundation for learning. Your child’s journey to success begins here. You’re here because you instinctively know what science continues to demonstrate: young children thrive on music. Experience a Kindermusik music class with your child and see why we’re the world’s leading music-and-movement program for children in early childhood. And, as we say, a good beginning never ends.
Leaps & Sounds School of Music will help you and your little one grow by leaps and bounds! McKinna Daugherty is a licensed Kindermusik educator with a degree in vocal music from Texas Christian University, and a Master of Divinity from the University of Chicago. She sings with the Des Moines Choral Society, and is also the senior pastor of Altoona Christian Church since 2015. She is passionate about sharing her love of singing with young families and helping every child find their voice.Learn More
Our music and movement classes provide research-based activities that stimulate your child's growing mind and body. Find out more about our classes for babies, toddlers, preschoolers, and big kids! Foundations - for babies up to 12-14 months and a caregiver Level 1 - for new and confident walkers (usually 12-24 months) and a caregiver Level 2 - for children age 18 months -3 and a caregiver All Ages - for babies and children up to age 6 and their caregiver and siblings If you're not sure what class leveLearn More
Psychologists, scientists, and experts in early childhood development have demonstrated that music does more than bring children joy; it helps their brain cells make the connections needed for every kind of intelligence. Kindermusik helps you harness the power of research based practices that are developmentally appropriate alongside the fun of music!Learn More
He likes to come to a place where he can experience music in the world around him with all of his senses with friends and kids his own age
I cannot say enough about the program; everything has encouraged any sort of interaction. Kids are allowed to be whoever they want to be and we just love it. It is a great time for us to be together.