Whether your child loves singing a song or he/she loves to dance on famous songs, music can benefit a lot him/her. Research shows that learning the music in schools can help children excel in ways beyond the basic ABCs. Music participation provides a unique opportunity for literacy preparation. Whether the children are singing, playing, or listening, teachers direct them to listen and hear in new ways which exercises their aural discrimination.A music-rich experience for children of singing, listening and moving is really bringing a very serious benefit to children as they progress into more formal learning. While children come into the world ready to decode sounds and words, music education helps enhance those natural abilities. According to the Children’s Music Workshop, the effect of music education on language development can be seen in the brain.
Children who study music tend to have larger vocabularies and more advanced reading skills than their peers.
Children who study a musical instrument are more likely to excel in all of their studies, work better in teams, and have enhanced critical thinking skills.
Children with learning disabilities could benefit greatly from music lessons.
Secondary students who participated in a music group at school use no substances (tobacco, alcohol, and illicit drugs).
5. Children learning music develops physical skills
Music is academic - Do you know, the music trains the brain for higher forms of thinking?Children who have got training in music scored 27% higher on proportional math and fractions tests than children who received no special instruction. Research indicates that musical training permanently wires a young mind for enhanced performance.
Music is physical - Learning to sing and keep rhythm develops coordination. Also, with music your whole body activates and works well. With music, your body stamina also enhances.
Music is emotional - Music is of different kinds, in some music we feel emotional. Some songs are emotional and we cannot stop us being emotional. Music may be your child’s vehicle of expression.
Music is for life. Most people can’t play soccer, or football at 70 or 80 years, but they are used to play various musical instruments. Music teaches us the way of living and it is a gift you can give your child that will last their entire lives.
Playing musical instruments such as Tabla, Guitar, Harmonium, Violin, Piano, Flute, Dholak etc. improves our stamina, gives us energy and our mind gets relaxed after listening music. This is the reason, why parents nowadays buy musical instruments for their children.