How can music help your child learn?
As Parents, our major concern is the success and the development of our children. Many a times, we as parents lose sleep during our kids’ examination as we get stressed out thinking whether they would be able to write and remember all the answers. Many a times, due to so much of screen time and social media penetration, a child cannot perform well in their academics due to less retention capacity. They seem to learn and forget.
If your child is facing similar issues or if you want your child to learn faster and better, then do include Music in his or her daily activities: either he could learn to play music or could hear it passively. In Indian context, Music forms a part of our culture and tradition. But it is the most common extra-curricular activity which finds place in all the academic institutions for its invaluable benefits.
As parents, we are always looking out for opportunities to engage our children in extra-curricular activities which not only enhance their talent but also provide them relief from the hustle bustle of life. Music is one of the best options.
Psychologists also recommends Music for children’s mental health as it increases their concentration power.
There are numerous benefits of Music and it helps the child to learn in the following ways:
- Boosts cognitive development: Listening to music can help children improve their cognitive abilities such as memory, attention, and problem-solving skills. This support them in achieving their academic goals
- Improves language skills: Exposure to music can help children develop language skills, including expanding vocabulary and improving pronunciation. A multi-lingual child is perceived to have better and higher IQ
- Boosting creativity: Music encourages children to think outside the box and express themselves creatively
- Build – up social skills: Learning and playing music with others can help children develop teamwork, communication, and leadership skills.
- Improving physical coordination: Playing musical instruments can help children improve their fine motor skills and hand-eye coordination.
- Strengthen emotional development: Listening to and playing music can help children learn to recognize and regulate their emotions, improve mood, and reduce stress and anxiety.
- Better sleep quality: Listening to relaxing music before bed can help improve sleep quality and duration. This in turn creates a calm and energetic mind.
Thus, incorporating music into a child’s learning and development can have a positive impact on their academic, social, and emotional growth. Overall, music can have a powerful impact on the mind, promoting mental well-being and cognitive development.
So, if you want to experience the benefits then include listening to or playing music in your child’s daily activities. Learn more about the music facilities at CMIS by visiting the performing arts page.