Music is often considered as the universal language by all. Regardless of your age or where you are from, a good melody is something that everyone can enjoy and will reciprocate.
Experts do agree that it is essential to let a child learn to play a musical instrument as music provides strings of benefits. Music is an essential part of every child’s development. A great melody can often light up their eyes, cheer them up, encourage them to move around and dance, and even help instil confidence right at the beginning. And it doesn’t end there.
Studies have shown that music can help with language skills and develop fine motor skills right at a young age. A budding mind can grasp language real quick. A child’s speech is developed as he hums the right words of the song. But make sure your playlist has the right songs with clean lyrics! Nursery rhymes are often melodious and have easy lyrics that help kids to develop their speech.
No one knows for sure but some studies indicate that foetuses can hear and react to music. The study found that exposure to music in the prenatal period seemed to be linked to increased attention, more sound imitation and earlier vocalization in the baby. Soothing, classical music and nature sounds are believed to be soothing, while louder types of music may startle the baby.
Kids who learn to play a musical instrument often seen to have developed a sense of accomplishment that boosts their self-confidence. Children who become involved in a musical group learn important life skills, such as how to relate to others, how to work as a team and appreciate the rewards that come from working together. Music unites people!
If you want your child to develop their confidence, learning to play a musical instrument can help. Every child will need lots of encouragement and no judgement! Appreciate your child every time they show the courage to play in front of others.