How music can help children’s development
The benefits of music are enormous; both consciously and subconsciously music is a part of our everyday life.
Children are exposed to music through songs we sing to celebrate birthdays, nursery rhymes, lullabies and songs we sing to our children.
Music helps improve a child’s dexterity and ability it accelerates learning and is advantageous for language cognitive and social development. Learning how to make music should be a basic life skill. Babies can distinguish the differences in melody and frequency stimulating their minds.
Exposure to music helps children to speak more clearly and grow a larger vocabulary. When dancing and moving to music children develop better motor skills. Generation upon generation know the same songs and nursery rhymes. Children recognise the melody of a song and can unscramble the different tones in music before they learn the words. Music helps children to learn new words and the repetition and rhythm help form memories.
There is a wide range of first musical instruments and percussion sets available to support music dance and singing for both indoors and outdoors engagement. Singing in tune marching to a beat dancing helps children to differentiate between their speaking and singing voice and the different rhythms. To neglect music in these early years would be catastrophic.
To foster musical abilities and grow the child’s confidence in the nations youngest would be fantastic. The UK has a long heritage country for producing great music. A high-quality music provision is essential as part of a broad and balanced curriculum.