Having small children in the house does bring an exciting and fun atmosphere, but at the same time it is challenging. Children are sometimes fussy and make the adults around them confused about how to calm them down quickly.
You know, it turns out that young children easily ‘subject’ to objects or anything that can make a sound, because it invites their curiosity. This is the reason why adults should introduce music to children from an early age, because music has the following five benefits in the child’s growth and development process. Come on, see!
1. Increase vocabulary and practice language skills
According to research, hearing is a sense that has been functioning since the fetus was still in the womb. Try playing nursery rhymes from an early age while your little one is playing or enjoying their leisure time. He will learn to recognize new vocabulary from the lyrics of the song that is playing.
Listening to words through songs will also improve language and communication skills in children. Maybe he will hear a word that he doesn’t understand, then the adults around him just have to tell him what it means.
2. Increase self-confidence
Music does have many benefits for humans, one of which is increasing self-confidence. A more relaxed state of mind and mind after listening to music will create positive energy within you.
Young children can also be trained to play a musical instrument to build their confidence. He will listen to several different notes while trying to play an instrument, and this activity will stimulate his confidence to try other notes.
3. Stimulate creativity
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Music has a big role in stimulating children’s creativity. When listening to music, children reflexively wiggle their limbs, imitate the notes they hear, or even dance.
This reflex is proof that music is very good for stimulating children’s creativity. Especially if parents or adults around them introduce musical instruments from an early age. Children will be encouraged to be creative by playing these musical instruments.
4. Music can be mood booster at the same time relieve stress
One of the benefits of music is as a means of entertainment. Regardless of age, music can improve moods from babies to adults. This is the reason many pregnant women have started playing songs or instrumental music to the fetus in the womb.
Don’t just play a song, try to get your child to practice playing a musical instrument. This activity will be more effective in relieving stress and improving mood-his. Parents can also choose a musical instrument with many interesting features, such as the Yamaha Portable Keyboard PSR-F52.
Keyboard portable it offers many interesting features such as a variety of musical instrument sounds from different parts of the world, to different genres of music. Even this keyboard is also equipped with the sound of gamelan which is a traditional Javanese musical instrument. Children can learn to recognize the sound of guitars, drums, to various wind instruments. You can learn different genres of music, from jazz, rock, to dangdut.
This Yamaha Portable Keyboard PSR-F52 is priced at IDR 1.5 million including adapters, connectors headphonesto the song preset features and songbook which can be downloaded for free. This musical instrument can be used for the long term, you know, who knows your little one grows up with an interest in music so he can continue to play it until he grows up.
5. Improve brain function
Regular listening to music provides benefits for both health and brain function. When listening to music, brain cells become more active at work. Some research shows that music can improve intelligence and memory.
Playing music while singing songs will improve brain function and memory. Subconsciously, the child will try to memorize the tones and lyrics of the song he heard and then sing it again.
Those were the five benefits of music in child development. So, don’t hesitate to introduce music and musical instruments to children from an early age, OK!
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