This article was published in Oh Baby in 2019 and and is shared here with permission.
Julie Wylie MNZM is HOD Music and founder of the Musical Play programme at the Champion Centre Early Intervention Trust, Burwood Hospital, Christchurch. She has her own Musical Play School for parents and their children aged zero to eight years. Julie is co-director of a post-graduate online training certificate in Play Therapy and Musical Play. She has a wide range of award-winning CDs and music resources, all available on iTunes, and has been invited to present music workshops and lectures worldwide. Go to juliewyliemusic.com or facebook.com/Juliewyliemusic/ for more musical play ideas and the latest research in music education and the neuroscience of music.