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Making music is a workout for the brain! In this TED-Ed video, the benefits of playing an instrument are illustrated. Looking for ways to coax your kids into playing and practicing a musical instrument? We have 12 strategies to share from children’s musicians and teachers from around the country.
Category: Hilltown Families, music Tags: brain development, music, musician, Playing Music, TED-Ed
“We all know that early intervention is best, so from now on I’ll recommend music training to parents and caretakers as a way to jump start an attention to language for all young children,” writes speech-language pathologist, Kathy Puckett, this month in her column, “Time to Talk: Supporting Children’s Language Skills.” — “The big news is that hearing well is very important throughout our lives and there is a pleasurable, fun and researched way to exercise our hearing and auditory brain at any age.” Read on…
Category: Contributing Writer, Kathy Puckett Tags: language development, music, Music Lessons, Playing Music