Dad and daughter play music together on guitar

A Guide to Introducing Your Child to Music

Early exposure to music is an important part of every child’s development, and there’s something special about passing down your favorite music to your children. Singing your favorite songs to your baby or dancing along to a favorite album with your toddler creates bonds that cross generations.
Toddler plays with a green guitar as part of his early musical development.

Musical Milestones for Babies, Toddlers and Preschoolers

It’s no secret that music is powerful, and it can have a positive impact on your child and her early development. Children raised in an…
Father twirling his daughter while dancing

Nurturing Your Child’s Rhythm

People often assume rhythmic ability is something you are born with, but research tells us otherwise. Like so many areas of development, sense of rhythm…
Little boy happily plays a violin

The First Steps to Your Child’s Musical Success

Once you’ve determined that your child is ready to begin playing an instrument, here are some additional tips to consider to ensure that you’ll be setting…
A little boy learns how to play piano

What’s the Right Age for Children to Learn an Instrument?

There’s significant value in exposing young children to musical sounds and activities when they are little, but when is it time to take the next…
A mother sings to her infant

Using Music to Soothe Children

For many adults (myself included), music brings joy and helps us escape stress; however, the effect music has on young children is often far greater…
A young boy and girl learn how to play the flute

How to Support Your Preschooler’s Development with Music

Musical development begins even before birth and occurs rapidly in the first five years of a child’s life. Your child’s interactions with music during this…
Little baby boy plays with his shaker toy in his pram

Musical Milestones for Infants and Toddlers

Musical development from birth to age 5 is a wonderful process to watch unfold if you know what to look for. According to Dr. Daniel…
A young boy plays his shakers excitedly

How to Make Your Own Instruments at Home

As the weather continues to get chillier by the day and keeps us inside, you may feel like you’re running out of activities to keep…
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