Why Early Childhood Music Education Is Important

Feb 07, 2022

Early childhood music education is important, why?

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Music enhances children’s development in the areas of:

 

  • Self Regulation

  • Academic Performance

  • Social and Emotional Development

  • English Language Development

  • Cognition

  • Physical Development

  • Performing arts including music, drama and dance

 

Early childhood music helps teachers…

 

  • create a positive environment in the classroom

  • observe and complete evaluations of student development

  • achieve positive teacher/student interactions

 

Early childhood music helps parents…

 

  • create opportunities for positive use of time and energy

  • foster positive parent/child interactions

  • promote healthy development in their children