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Music Builds 7 School-Readiness Skills

Researchers have identified certain skills that caregivers can help develop in their children to improve their school readiness. Generally these skills are based around the broad areas of social and emotional development, physical development and well-being, approaches to learning, communication, and cognition (thinking) and general knowledge. Each of these areas contain multiple skills that children need to develop to be effective learners. Let’s look at how you can foster 7 of those skills (of course there are many, many more) using music.

1. Build Memory Skills

Children build the ability to anticipate when they sing songs. Anticipating beginnings and endings of activities, songs and stories represents Read More »