The world of music has great influences and benefits to children’s growth and children’s early brain development according to conducted researches made by experts. Studies show that music has been helping the children’s nerve cells network to miraculously connect and improve the skills of children in learning as they grow up. It is also manifested by the children who are influenced by music that they are most active when it comes to their mental capacity and abilities. The baby inside the mother’s womb is sensitive or easily responds to the sounds accumulated around the baby’s environment. Baby easily recognizes the sound of the mother’s voice from the other pitch voice of another person by showing simple movements or babbling. Music also helps for the immediate learning of the child to speak at early stage of childhood and thus improving the child’s knowledge about the outside world.
Exposing the children to music is really essential for the children’s intelligence as well as their social being or emotional development. Children who engage in music such as playing musical instruments, stage plays, singing, dancing, or musical plays have greater self-confidence and thus increasing the children’s self-esteem which is very beneficial before they reach their teenage years. Because of this, the children’s personality or their traits towards the people are more defined and positive, actually shaping their attitude through time. The toddlers, for example, are very responsive to the sounds they hear and usually mimic the sound or the phrases of what they always hear. With this, they are easily able to express their emotions and feelings with just playing with the tunes or portraying some sounds they are familiar with.
Music nowadays has a wider means to communicate to the children due to the influence of our technology in the modern world. Children’s music like nursery rhymes and other educational programs are already available in CDs or DVDs. With the use of internet, people can also download educational songs for kids or purchase some musical items or musical instruments great for children through web browsing in online stores. Through this, music is easily distributed, thus, easily transmitting its benefits worldwide especially for the children and their better development as they grow up.
Since music has significant key roles in enhancing the child’s development in terms of emotional and mental being, it is a great step for children to have exposure in music at the very early stage of their life towards early learning and advance brain progress. Singing with your child will help the child’s growth at the same time having fun together. A child barely notices the difference between the good voice and a not so good singer. Introducing children to music will also be of help even by creating tunes or sounds from their toys like maracas or bottles or anything that can produce sounds. Music will be so much fun as the children will also try performing with music such as dancing or singing.