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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  • 11.

    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...

  • 12.

    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....

  • 13.

    Musical Development in the Early Years

    Because aptitude for music seems to stabilize around age nine (Gordon, 1990), the early years are considered critical to...

    Source: Pearson Allyn Bacon Prentice Hall
  • 14.

    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
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    The Value of Music in Early Education

    Music’s prominent place in early education is based on the value of music to children’s growth and learning. The...

    Source: Pearson Allyn Bacon Prentice Hall
  • 16.

    Juggle Up a Backyard Circus!

    Running out of steam on a hot summer's day? Gather your kids or the whole neighborhood and make a backyard circus!

  • 17.

    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
  • 18.

    Lyrical Literacy Learning

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

  • 19.

    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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    Introducing Your Child to the Arts: Making Music Together

    "The trouble with music appreciation in general is that people are taught to have too much respect for music; they...

    Source: National Endowment for the Arts