Afrobeat for Kids™ The Early Years

Every child gets a drum & an invitation to join in!

Afrobeat captivate & engage kids from start to finish.

African drumming for kids is an excellent, natural, and healthy way for children to learn and grow, develop social skills, confidence, and promote creativity. 

Afrobeat deliver a FUN, hands-on, educational, and entertaining, music-making experience that allows for all abilities to experience success and guarantees to keep 3 -5 year olds on the beat... and on their toes from start to finish!

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Capture their imagination and inspire cultural awareness, diversity, team spirit, self-belief, & connection...  all while beating the drum!

Within minutes, Afrobeat have even the most tentative child beating their own drum. Children are introduced to the drums we play and discover the different sounds they make as they become a lively orchestra, their beats falling in together to create a percussive locomotive filled with enthusiasm and joy! Thunderous drum rolls are followed by lively beats, call and response chanting, rhythmic activities and energetic dancing as kids become part of the show!

Afrobeat for Kids™ is perfect for:

  • Music Incursions
  • Cultural Celebrations
  • 3 – 5 year olds
  • ELC Incursion
  • Pre-School Incursion
  • Child care Incursion
  • Kindergarten Incursion
  • Centre Christmas Parties
  • Family events
  • Children’s Parties

Afrobeat for Kids™ provides a powerful platform for effective learning.

Children...

  • Develop their listening & response skills
  • Build coordination of breath & movement
  • Stimulate left / right brain simultaneously
  • Learn to cooperate & contribute in a group environment
  • Practice patience & self-control
  • Develop skills for processing & communicating information
  • Learn to channel intense emotions
  • Experience a calming effect
  • Learn valuable & effective coping skills
  • Develop self-esteem & self-image
  • Enhance imagination & creativity
  • Increase their ability to concentrate
  • Gain cultural insight, explore history, traditions & cultural arts
  • Learn to communicate without words & understand people from different backgrounds
  • Get an opportunity for self expression
  • Enhance their cognitive, social, physical, & emotional skills
  • Learn invaluable lessons that will endure a lifetime

Success Stories

Knaith Road Childcare Centre

Afrobeat were amazing! I’ve had many complements from staff, parents and the children. WELL DONE and thank you. 

Isabel Henderson Kindergarten

Much enjoyed by all, especially when drumming and echoing. The children on the second day enjoyed dancing on their own. 

Exceptional Kids Services, Redbank School

Thank you for helping to make our multicultural day a success. The students, teachers, doctors and nurses had so much fun dancing and drumming. The facilitator was a sensational artist and was able to engage with all ages (four – adults). He was so energetic and uplifting, praising everyone for their efforts. We greatly appreciated…

Fig Tree Pocket OSHC

Our facilitator had a lovely presence while working with the children. He was knowledgeable and talented and got the kids really excited about the session. His jumps were incredible – the highest I’ve ever seen!! 

Anglicare Southern Qld

Thank-you so much for the workshop. The children had such a good time and Nathaniel was professional and engaging. We had parents joining in with the kids and kids who don’t normally engage in activities did so with this workshop. He made it fun and energetic and the children responded really well. Excellent. We would…

Keithcot Farm Children’s Centre – Adelaide

Afrobeat were friendly, entertaining and engaged children and parents in performance. Excellent, well worth having Afrobeat again!

SHELL – Corporate Family Day

Really good feedback Janine, even people who did not participate loved the atmosphere it created and the kids loved it, yes it was everything I expected and more.

Complete Kids – School Holiday Activity

We are super pleased with our visit and are especially happy with the complimentary drum we received – the kids are going to love drumming with it!

Chelsea Occasional Care – Children’s Week

Nothing but praise from me personally and nothing but praise from the parents who also attended. The children were enthralled. Fantastic and involving. A huge success – Thank-you again.

Kids @ Play Early Learning Centre, Five Dock

The children are still talking about how much they loved the drumming show and about half have already asked “when are they coming back?” demonstrating their keen interest. Awesome! 

Aurora School Early Intervention (Deaf Children & Families)

Our performer was readily able to engage the participants. He was enthusiastic and encouraging and extremely entertaining. The program was well paced and met the needs of the group which was diverse in age and ability from babies to grandparents. It encouraged active participation and was full of joy. 

St Mary Child Care

LOVED LOVED LOVED IT!! We received some fantastic comments from our families too. I would be more than happy to recommend

North Fitzroy Child Care Co-operative

Fabulous and energetic show. Both our younger and older children thoroughly enjoyed the opportunity to get hands on with the drums and Janine kept them engaged for the entire time. Great time had by all. 

Geelong West Kindergarten

The children really enjoyed their AFROBEAT experience, which catered for all their individual levels of participation and was FUN for everyone. Thank you!

Goodstart Early Learning, Waurn Ponds 

The Afrobeat experience was an amazing program with interactions relevant to the children’s interest and enthusiasm. We look forward to continuing the respect for the beat with our new arrival of drums!