First Notes

 

  • Music classes that includes listening, visual and motor activites can improve reading ability.

  • Early music classes helps develop brain areas involved in language and reasoning.

  • Musicians who began their training before the age of 7 were found to have brains that differed noticably in structure. The part that links the two halves of the brain was larger in musicians

  • Singing classes and group music play have been shown to boost the creative thinking and motor skills of 3 and 4 year olds.

Harmony

 

  • Early experience with songs, sung by caregivers, helps build neural networks in the brain involved in social-emotional development.

  • Children as you as 3 years are good at detecting the emotional mood of a piece of music.

  • Music classes enhances teamwork skills.

  • Involvement in group music activities develops emphathy in children.

  • Sharing music classes can strengthen the bond between caregivers and their children. A strong bond to a nurturing adult can help a child withstand the ordinary stresses of daily life.

  • Children who engage in music classes learn to think creatively and develop self-expression.

The Future Sounds Good

 

  • Pre-school children who received training involving musical games and songs gained an IQ advantage of 10-20 points. Ten years later, they had higher reading and maths scores. 

  • Music-making stimulates the development of neural pathways in the brain that are involved in reasoning, critical thinking, decison making and problem solving. 

  • Music stimulates all the senses, training your childs brain to organise and conduct numerous activities all at the same time.

  • Musical activities that focus on rhythm skills, such as tapping out a beat while singing, can improve spelling ability later on.

Benefits of Early Music           

A childs potential is determined in the early years: These are the years when we create the promise of a childs future.