How Simply Music is Changing the Way Kids Learn Piano

Piano lessons are often seen as difficult and time consuming. And through traditional methods they sure can be. However, one music education group is changing the way children learn piano. Hive’s new Simply Music Piano program has a more natural approach to music education.   In the same way that we all learn to speak… Read more »

How to Nurture Healthy Social Skills for Kindergarten

Starting School for the first time is a big milestone in a child’s life. Kindergarten is the beginning of a learning path that will support and guide your child’s future for the rest of their lives. But a common concern that a lot of parents have here in Australia is whether or not their child… Read more »

Hot Tips for School-Holiday Survival!

Once again the school holidays have crept up on us!  The much-needed break is a perfect opportunity for parents to enjoy some quality time with the kids. Children fully benefit from the time off from the usual pre-school or school routine, but sometimes school holidays can end up being a juggling act for their parents.… Read more »

Why is correct pencil grip important?

Parents usually watch out for all of the important aspects of childhood learning. However, even for the most attentive parents, small details such as the importance of a good pencil grip can go unnoticed. And why is this important? For one, a good pencil grip facilitates legibility, letter formation, speed and endurance. An efficient pencil… Read more »

Building Resilience in Your Child Through Drama Classes

When your child gets teased or bullied at school, excluded by others or feels like they are no good at anything, the natural reaction many parents have is to overprotect their children. However this tends to do more harm than good! Raising a child who knows how to deal with adversities and knows how to… Read more »

How Learning a Second Language Improves a Child’s Communication and Social Skills

Learning a second language has so many advantages, like improving career opportunities or the ability to communicate with more people. But learning a second language as a child means a whole lot more. It offers your child a chance to develop their growing brain in different ways by exposing them to different cultures and experiences… Read more »

5 Easy Ways to Enjoy Indoor Musical Activities

Musical activities are a great way for children and parents to bond during free time. On those days when the weather is less than ideal, indoor musical activities can be a great way to keep your little bees having fun while stimulating their creativity, and are also an amazing way to help your kids stay… Read more »

Music and The Brain: How Music Classes Can Change Your Child’s Brain

There’s an expression in Portuguese that says “quem canta, seus males espanta,” which roughly translates to those who sing scare away their woes. As it turns out, that’s more than just a popular saying. Multiple studies point out that music classes have the ability to lower stress, relieve anxiety, and elevate endorphins in both children and… Read more »

Hive Named Top Program In Australia Award

Hive Creative Studios has been named the Top Program in Australia, for the fourth year in a row, and the 9th in the world, by Kindermusik International, the world’s leading publisher of music and movement programs. The Kindermusik Top Program award recognizes excellence in building an expansive program and reaching many families in the community with music and… Read more »