Music and Children

Music is essential to learning, so don't let your child miss out! Learn how to find music classes, help your child pick up an instrument, use music to enhance general education, and much more.

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    How the Music Center Enhances Children's Development

    Children develop musical skills and appreciation as they interact in the music center. While participating in music...

    Source: Pearson Allyn Bacon Prentice Hall
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    Kids' Music That Won't Drive You Crazy

    There's a crew of musicians out there making music that not only won't make you crazy, you may even actually like it....

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    The Importance of Lullabies

    Since response to sound is one of the most highly developed abilities in the newborn infant, children need to be...

    Source: Pearson Allyn Bacon Prentice Hall
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    Singing as a Teaching Tool

    It doesn't take an experienced musician to sing with young children. Anyone can sing "Row, Row, Row Your Boat," and make...

    Source: National Association for the Education of Young Children
  • 5.

    Family Karaoke Nights

    If you are looking for a fun family activity, bring your kids out to a karaoke event. They'll get to polish their...

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    National Standards for Music Education for Four-year-olds

    The standards in this section are intended for 4-year-old children. It is important to remember that the skills of young...

    Source: Pearson Allyn Bacon Prentice Hall
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    Classical Music and Children

    Musical experiences for young children must include classical music in addition to the music we usually associate with...

    Source: Pearson Allyn Bacon Prentice Hall
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    Lyrical Literacy Learning

    Literacy learning begins long before a child starts to read and it often begins with music. Early childhood educators...

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    How Music Can Help Your Child Learn

    Can popping a classical music CD into the player after nap time help Johnnie breeze through his homework? Will Lizzie's...

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    Listening to Music

    Listening (aural perception) is embodied in every phase of every activity that contributes to musical understanding and...

    Source: Pearson Allyn Bacon Prentice Hall