Impact of Positive Music in the Home
Throughout human history, music has played an important part in creating a sense of caring, comfort, and fun at home. Generations of mothers and fathers have sung their children to sleep with soothing lullabyes. They have fostered emotional connections and delight with fun activity songs such as "Eensy Weensy Spider" and "The Wheels on the Bus." They have often nurtured discipline and intelligence by providing music lessons and instruments for their children to practice at home. Talents blossom, self-expression flourishes, and children gain another means of connecting with the world, and with others around them, as children engage actively in the ongoing process of learning and performing music.
Children who regularly participate in creating music, rather than just listening to it, develop increased creativity, social skills, technical ability, personal confidence, and physical coordination. In addition, the music they learn and memorize becomes part of them, with the impact lasting for years or even decades.
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