EXPERIENCE

Students will experience

  • Musical Instrument Playing: learning the sounds and rhythms of the djembe.
  • Singing & Dance: singing a traditional West African folk song and learning the movements of a traditional folk dance.
  • Art: painting and decorating their own West African mask.
  • Story-telling: accompanying a traditional African folk tale with their own djembe rhythms and sounds.
  • Improvisation: creating their own music, art, dance and stories.
THE PROGRAM

What you receive

A program pack

A program pack, including everything your child needs to get creative, including real handcrafted instruments, activities, masks, stories and more.

Instructional videos

A series of fun, instructional videos in self-directed sessions.

Activities

A series of hands-on activities to do at home

Feedback

Feedback and encouragement together with a beautiful certificate, assessed on world-recognised creativity skill standards

Involvement

Parents are encouraged to be involved in the activities with their children,

PRODUCTS

Delivered to your door

We lovingly pack all you need to fully immerse yourself in an authentic West African cultural experience

  • Your own Djembe,
    a traditional West African instrument
  • A colourful West African mask,
    alongside some masks ready for your decoration.
ASSESSMENT AND CERTIFICATE

When they’ve completed the activities

Your child will be given overall feedback directly from our team of experts

Who provide a report on the student’s creative skills development. Best of all, they get to learn and keep real hand-crafted instruments and art pieces they create.

SPECIALISED

Our team

We are musicians, dancers, researchers, experienced teachers and most of all, passionate creatives.

Our programs have been designed and created by our director, Dr Shari Lindblom, who is an expert in music and creative education. At Magic Tree of Music, your child’s learning is supported by research and by a team of experienced, enthusiastic professionals.

Dr Shari Lindblom

Our founding director

Nii Armah

West African Musician

Mya Armah

Dancer & Narrator

Educational

All of our programs

  • Enhance metaphorical thinking and ways to connect different ideas
  • Promote fluent, flexible, original and imaginative thinking
  • Develop an understanding of other cultures and diverse perspectives
  • Encourage exploration and curiosity
  • Develop self-confidence and individuality
  • Build teamwork and communication skills
  • Help children to be creative problem solvers
  • And above all, they are lots of fun!