In-Person Guidelines & Classroom Procedures

helpful tipsDuring class, the most important thing you can do for your child is to be an active and patient role model. It is not uncommon for a child to attend several classes before feeling comfortable in class. Don’t be discouraged – what a child is absorbing in class is often evidenced in the comfort of the home environment rather than in a certain level of participation in class. The understanding and consistency of the parent or caregiver in class and at home are key to facilitating musical learning and growth. When you are an active, focused, enthusiastic participant in class activities, your child will model your actions and focus more fully too.

  • Enter the building for your class no more than 5 minutes early to allow for proper cleaning between classes. If you arrive  earlier than 5 minutes before your class start time, please wait in your car.
  • Makeup Classes – Our goal is to create community inside each of our classes. When children know the adults and children around them, they feel safer and more learning can take place. Due to our limit on class sizes so we do not overfill, and our attempt to create an intimate class community for you and your child and the rest of your class, in-person makeup classes are not offered at this time. If you miss a class, contact us at with the subject “bonus class”, and we’ll give you our schedule for virtual makeup opportunities.  Currently based on recent attendance, we offer an all ages virtual Friday sing along and story time class bi-weekly at 11am ET.  Please email for schedule so you know which Fridays this is held.
  • Cancellations – No refunds or credits will be given for any unattended or unfinished classes, month or session paid. This applies to school year and summer offerings. Should you need to move to our virtual program due to sickness, travel, or any other reason, email us at to request zoom access.
  • Hurricanes/Weather events – In the event of an imminent hurricane or other natural disaster, keep a look at what school districts are doing regarding closures. For the county your CLASS is in, please check their websites/social media to see if that county’s schools are open or closed. You can also keep an eye on the news for school closures or on their respective websites or facebook pages. When possible, we’ll schedule a hurricane makeup opportunity. We do not offer or process refunds that occur which affects our programming caused by hurricane, fire, flood, government requirement, civil or military authority, act of God, or other similar causes beyond our control as this is not the fault or negligence of Grow and Sing Studios.
  • Home Materials – You and your child will enormously benefit from the Kindermusik experience, especially if you make active use of your Home materials. Frequent reinforcement at home throughout the week makes all the difference in a child’s comfort and participation in the classroom.
  • Participation – Remember that parent/caregiver participation is a key ingredient to success in any Kindermusik program. Your commitment to regular attendance and ongoing participation with your child during class will lead to more satisfaction, sense of accomplishment and enjoyment for your child and you! Please refrain from adult conversation during class time. Your child is sensitive to the adults around him/her. As a side benefit, your teacher’s voice will remain in good shape if she is not having to sing or speak above the group.
  • Cell Phones – Please turn off or silence your cell phone before entering into the classroom. If you should need to talk on your cell phone, please take your child with you, and step outside.
  • Drinks and Snacks – Please leave juice and snacks in the car with the exception of those babies nursing or bottle feeding.
  • What to wear and bring – Kids (and parents) should wear comfortable clothes. We do a lot of movin’ and shakin’… We have a NO SHOES policy for parents and children, so please come prepared to go barefoot or wear socks. For the babies only, please bring a blanket for your baby to lay on during floor activities. Here’s a great article on “why no shoes?”
  • Non-enrolled siblings – Due to limited class sizes and the delicacy of the younger class settings, we can only accommodate non-enrolled siblings when the sibling is young enough to stay contented in a sling, car carrier or stroller. Please note, all non-registered children attending class will not be able to participate. Emergency exceptions are considered.
  • Disruptive behavior – Children make all kinds of sounds during the class. We call it vocalizing. However, if your child is really upset and is distracting the class, your teacher may ask you to take him/her outside for a hug and some reassurance and come back in as soon as s/he is ready. Should your child become curious about our music source or instruments, please re-direct him/her if your teacher is unable to.
  • Children with special needs – Music is a help in neurological, physical, emotional, social and cognitive development. We ask that parents talk with their teacher so that we may learn more about your child, and together we can make a decision about how to proceed or adapt in class.
  • Visitors – Under normal circumstances, we welcome visitors to class and enjoy meeting extended family and friends. However, due to our current covid-19 guidelines, we ask that you limit attending adults to parents or the caregiver who is bringing the child to class (2 adults per child). Thank you.


  • We plan on continuing our live Kindermusik Virtual+ classes indefinitely! They have received rave reviews, and many of our registered families do not live in Central Florida. Welcome world, we are here!
  • Due to this option, you should be able to quickly adjust should we need to cancel an in-person class due to any illness or Covid exposure.

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We have a fluid plan in place regarding Covid and other viruses for running In-Person Kindermusik classes at Grow and Sing Studios. We are thrilled to see you in person in the safest way possible!




  • We are able to open because when you wash your hands and/or use sanitizer OFTEN, you significantly limit the spread of Covid-19.
  • We have hand sanitizer at the entrance of each classroom.
  • Bathrooms with soap and hot water are available if you would prefer to wash hands.


  • You and your child may NOT enter the building if you or they are ill.
  • With optional online classes from home, you NEVER need to attend class when you or your children are ill.
  • If you have ANY question about whether you should attend class due to symptoms, please contact us.
  • Teachers will immediately cancel in person class and give you access to Kindermusik Virtual+  if they are ill.
  • This policy is very strict and will be enforced and communicated often. Do not enter the building when you or your child is ill.


You (and our teachers) may NOT enter the building if you or your child could answer YES to any of the following questions:

    • Have you been in close contact with any person with a confirmed case of COVID-19?
    • Are you experiencing a cough, any shortness of breath or a sore throat?
    • Have you experienced any recent loss of taste or smell?
    • Have you experienced any vomiting or diarrhea in the last 24 hours?
    • Do you have thick nasal discharge?
    • Have you had a temperature of 100.4 degrees Fahrenheit today or within the last 48 hours?

If you answer YES to any of the above, please do not enter our Kindermusik classroom, and instead attend a Zoom live virtual Kindermusik class.


  • Cleaning and disinfecting will be done in between classes.
  • ALL used instruments and props are always disinfected before next use.



Our School Years include 35 active weeks of classes with some scheduled weeks off which are noted below.

SCHOOL YEAR 2023 – 2024
School Year ends – May 17, 2024

SCHOOL YEAR 2024 – 2025
School Year begins – August 12th, 2024
OFF – Thanksgiving week – Nov. 25 – 29, 2024
OFF – Holiday/Winter break – Dec. 16, 2024 – Jan. 5, 2025
School Year Resumes after Winter Break – Jan 6, 2025
OFF – Spring Break – March 17 – 21, 2025
School Year ends – May 16, 2025

Classes held in-person and virtually. Click here to view options.




Our Summer is a 8 week fun filled session (with a scheduled week off worked in for the holiday). We know Summer travel is common, so we are happy to pro-rate the value of up to 2 weeks should you need it. Just let us know when you register!

Summer – 8 weeks
Summer Begins – June 3 – 7, 2024
OFF – July 4th Holiday – July 1 – 5, 2024
Summer Resumes after holiday – July 8, 2024
Summer ends – July 29 – August 2, 2024

Classes held in-person and virtually. Click here to view options.

School Year 2024 – 2025 begins week of August 12th!