Music in the Lives of Children
Musical Influence on Child Development
Music is universal. It is a phenomenon that excites, saddens, inspires, frightens, and thrills! Throughout a child’s life, they are exposed to countless musical experiences that influence the six developmental domains: social, emotional, cognitive, linguistic, motor skills, and values. This article explores the remarkable world of music, how music is critical to a child’s overall development, and how Grounds For Play encourages development and growth through musical experiences in outdoor play environments.
In this White Paper:
- Benefits of musical play
- The musical influence on child development
- How to create a musical play garden