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The History of Kindermusik

Kindermusik International is in the business of changing the world one child at a time.  Kindermusik International is the world’s leading publisher of music and movement curricula for parents and their children, age newborn to 7 years old.

More than 5,000 licensed educators use the Kindermusik curricula in more than 35 countries, reaching 1 million families.

Kindermusik International has more than 30 years of experience creating curricula based on new and proven research in child development.  The award-winning books, CDs, games and instruments nurture skills in the whole child: cognitive, physical, social, emotional and language.

History of Kindermusik

1968:  The West Germany government commissions several doctoral candidates to develop a music and movement curriculum for Kindergarten aged children.  Over half a million children take part in the program.

1974:  The Kindermusik publisher commissions two of the program developers to introduce it to North America when they returned to the United States.

1984: Kindermusik is introduced to Canada.

Today: Kindermusik International is based in Greensboro, North Carolina.  There are over 5000 educators in 35 countries teaching over 1 million families.