How does music and singing benefit children? Music ignites all areas of child development and skills for school readiness: intellectual, social and emotional, motor, language, and overall literacy. It helps the body and the mind work together. Exposing children to music during early development helps them learn the sounds and meanings of words.
Playing musical instruments or singing has a number of benefits. From the earliest days after their birth, children can be calmed by music. While many people are familiar with the mood-enhancing benefits of music, they may not know that music also has developmental benefits.
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