Excite your child’s creativity through music and arts at Magic Tree of Music

  • Preschoolers

Searching for the perfect school holidays or after-school activity? 

Magic Tree of Music provides a variety of online cross-cultural music, dance, art, storytelling, and improvisation programs.

Most importantly, it’s something you and your child can do together!

About Magic Tree of Music

Magic Tree provides online courses and at-home activities with real instruments. Your child will explore music, art, dance, and stories from cultures around the world.

Designed for children aged 5-9, the programs encourage the development of six fundamental life skills, all in the comfort of your own home. 

The programs help improve your child's skills in the following areas:

  • Diversity
  • Adaptability
  • Collaboration
  • Creative problem solving
  • Imagination
  • Improvisation


The online program aims to inspire children's creativity with cross-cultural arts.


The Magic Tree team are professional musicians, dancers, educators and creative minds, committed to helping your child reach their full potential. Through research and experience, the programs are structured to best support your child's learning.

Magic Tree Programs

The programs were designed and created by Dr. Shari Lindblom, an expert in music and creative education.

Cross-Cultural Music, Art, Dance & Storytelling fosters children's creativity and gives them confidence for the future.

The programs at Magic Tree of Music allow children to interact with many musical and artistic traditions to open their minds to new possibilities through creative play, whether it is by playing the West African Djembe Drum or learning a traditional Javanese folk dance.

Additionally, you'll get all the supplies you need, including activities, masks, stories, and your very own hand-made instruments that you can keep!


Music, Art, Dance & Storytelling boosts children's creativity to empower their future.


West African $179.00

Immerse your child in music, dance, art and drama from West Africa with this exciting online program.

  • Musical Instrument Playing: learning the sounds and rhythms of the djembe.
  • Singing & Dance: singing a traditional West African folk song and learning the movements of a traditional folk dance.
  • Art: painting and decorating their own West African mask.
  • Storytelling: accompanying a traditional African folk tale with their own djembe rhythms and sounds.
  • Improvisation: creating their own music, art, dance and stories.


Javanese $209.00

Immerse your child in music, dance, art and drama from Java, Indonesia, with this online course.

  • Musical Instrument Playing: learning to recognise the Javanese gamelan instruments and creating sounds with their unique gamophone instrument.
  • Dance: learning the movements of a folk dance involving plates!
  • Art: designing and drawing characters in a Javanese village story scene.
  • Storytelling: creating their own rhythms and sounds to help create an exciting narrative.
  • Improvisation: developing their own story, dances and music in the Javanese style


School Holiday $379.00

Join a 2 day in-person creativity program, held in different Australian city locations and be immersed in music, dance, art and drama from various cultures.

  • Each session will involve a combination of live and video demonstrations from a variety of talented musicians, artists, dancers and storytellers. 
  • Through learning in a small group environment, students are encouraged to improvise and then develop their own group creativity. 
  • At the end of the program, students have the opportunity to 'perform' with their new friends to demonstrate their newly acquired skills to their parents. 
  • All students receive their own instruments and art materials from taking home and a participation certificate.


Combined creativity $339.00

Combine your child's learning of music, dance, art and drama from West Africa and Java, Indonesia, with this extended online program.

  • Musical Instrument Playing: Learn the sounds and rhythms of the djembe from West Africa, then explore the sounds of Javanese gamelan instruments and create your own rhythm with your unique gamophone instrument.
  • Singing & Dancing: Learn the movements of a traditional West African and Javanese folk dance and sing along to traditional folk songs.
  • Art: Paint and decorate your own West African mask, then design and draw characters in a Javanese village story scene.
  • Storytelling: Accompany a traditional African and Javanese folk tale with your own music using the provided instruments.
  • Improvisation: Create your own music, art, dance and stories in the West African and Javanese style.

Explore the programs at Magic Tree of Music


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