Music experiences can enhance your child’s social skills, literacy and speech comprehension, emotional regulation and more!  These informative reads illuminate the importance of music development for young children.

Language Development through Music

Parents can help children develop their receptive and expressive speech through singing nursery rhymes and lullabies to them, among other tunes. Movement and action songs are particularly effective at helping children to recognize speech patterns and organize words into sentences.

Social Development through Music

Music experiences can help children develop key social skills and classroom readiness.  Through music, children learn to listen, cooperate with others, navigate transitions smoothly during day to day activities.

Emotional Development through Music

Making up songs and musical improvisations can help children read and process emotions in themselves and others.

Problem Solving through Music

Art based activities including music encourage children to use creative problem solving strategies to overcome day to day conflicts and obstacles.

Physical Development through Music

Toddlers and babies respond to music through instrument play and movement.  These physical responses help development self-regulation and motor control.