5 Things NOT to Do at Your Child’s Kindermusik® Birthday Party with Piano Central Studios

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Are you looking for how to make sure your child’s birthday party is perfect? Piano Central Studios’ owner Theresa Case (and KAG advertiser) has a lot of experiences with birthday parties and today she has a fun list of what NOT to do at your child’s next birthday party! Also don’t miss their giveaway AND great deal for your own birthday party experience.

We’re not too shy to say that we’re the experts when it comes to planning a unique, musical celebration for your child’s birthday.  Our Kindermusik® parties are perfect for children turning 1 to 7 years… and for parents who want to leave the planning and clean-up to someone else.  From the first song to the last jingle, a Kindermusik party is delightfully captivating and thoroughly entertaining.

Here at PCS, we’ve been doing Kindermusik® birthday parties for nearly 20 years, and in all that time, we’ve learned a few tips of what NOT to do at your child’s Kindermusik® Birthday Party.  We are happy to share five of those “what not to do” tips with you here, in celebration of our twice-annual Birthday Party Deal that we’re running with Kidding Around Greenville.

What NOT to do at your child’s Kindermusik® Birthday Party

Stand off to the side.

All of the fun and memories come from your active and joyful participation, as well as that of your guests, so yes, please do join right in.  You’ll be surprised at home much you enjoy letting your inner child come out!

Look at, but don’t touch, the instruments.

(Remember we’re talking about what NOT to do at your child’s Kindermusik® party!  Those double negatives can mess with your mind.)  Seriously, you are your child’s first and best teacher, and when it comes to their Kindermusik® party, the one who can really help them explore and enjoy the instrument play to its fullest.

Leave your singing in the shower.

There’s no more beautiful sound to your child than your voice, even if you’d never make it on stage.  And there will be nothing more special to your child than hearing you sing along at the party.  You might even find that singing in the car together will become a new favorite pastime!

Sit out any of the dances.

Nobody gets to be a wall flower at a Kindermusik® birthday party… and nobody wants to be a wall flower at a Kindermusik® party!  We’ll keep things moving – literally – with happy dances interwoven throughout the instruments, songs, scarves, bubbles, and parachute.  You’ll have showing off your best moves and joining in on the circle dances too.

Forget your camera.

And you thought a trip to Chick-fil-A made them happy!  Wait until you see the smile that Kindermusik® will put on your child’s face.  It’s that magical combination of music, movement, celebration, and all of your child’s friends and special people.  You’ll want to capture the sheer joy and delight on your child’s face all throughout the party.  (So remember the extra batteries too!)

Special Party Deal for YOUR Child’s Kindermusik® party.

So if you’re looking for one of the best ways ever to celebrate your young child’s birthday, there’s one last thing NOT to do… Don’t forget to grab our Birthday Party deal! Just ask for the KAG Reader’s special, and get your birthday party deal for just $79 from Piano Central Studios. (Regular price is $175.) The deal ends 3-31-15, but you can redeem your Birthday Party Gift Certificate any time within the next six months.

“What a fun party! Everyone had a good time – from the one year old to the 6 year olds to the 75 year old! I will definitely plan another party with Piano Central Studios.” – Lauralee S.

We would love to hear your tips on what NOT to do at your kids’ birthday party in the comments.

Also see our 7 tips for planning the perfect imperfect party and Theresa’s list of 10 Musical Tricks Every Parent Needs to Know.

Meet Theresa Case, Director of Piano Central Studios
IMG_0435_200pxA love for music and true enjoyment in teaching and watching others enjoy music is what motivates Theresa Case, Director of Piano Central Studios in Greenville, SC. Theresa started playing the piano at age 4 1/2 and went on to earn a Bachelor’s degree in Elementary Education and a Master’s degree in Music Education. She has spent most of her life building on the “heart connection” she’s always had with music.
As the director of Piano Central Studios since 1995, Theresa has grown the program from a small school with a handful of students to the largest community music school in the Upstate. Currently, Theresa is responsible for overseeing the entire program at PCS, managing a staff of over 30 teachers and coordinating Kindermusik classes, music lessons, and art classes at multiple studio and school locations. Along with her wonderful team of teachers, Theresa loves helping to make a difference in the lives of so many families and students who are such a special part of PCS.
By far, Theresa’s best life work includes serving in her church and being a wife and a mother. She enjoys cooking, reading, shopping, and spending time with her husband and three boys.
About the Author
Elizabeth Faulkner, her husband and two young daughters moved back to Greenville in 2013 after spending over a decade in Charlotte and 3 years in the Dallas, Texas area. When first arriving in our area she spent four years working with the staff at Kidding Around Greenville. During that time, she was able to explore the area and build a wealth of local knowledge about all things family related! Prior to working at KAG she spent many years working in marketing at several large corporations, including Verizon Wireless and Strayer University. With her local knowledge, marketing skills and history of buying and selling homes in various states she decided to transition to a career in real estate. Elizabeth is now in her 5th year working as a local real estate agent and is loving every minute of it! In her real estate career, Elizabeth enjoys meeting new people and helping them achieve their housing goals. She loves helping families moving into the area learn their way around the Upstate and find the right spot for them. She also enjoys helping folks who have been here for years sell their home and move on to their next home or phase of life! Elizabeth takes great pride in working hard and providing top-notch service to her clients. Her goal is to make the buying and selling process a smooth one for each and every client she serves! To contact Elizabeth, call 864.414.2434.

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Suze Reynolds
6 years ago

HI Theresa!
I am a fellow Kindermusik educator and need some advice. I have been approached by a parent interested in having a Kindermusik Birthday Party.
I have never done one before and would like some advice and ideas on how to present one.
Please reply if and when you have a chance.
It is a November birthday party of 8. 3yr olds. 🙂
Thanks a bunch!
Suze’ Reynolds