Countless studies have proven that playing music is really, really good for people, both mentally and physically. Because babies’ and toddlers’ brains and bodies are developing so fast, the benefits of music are the greatest for them!
But how exactly does music benefit your baby’s development? At Brooklyn Music Factory we’ve rounded up a few articles from some AWESOME resources to share the deeper facts and benefits of music on child development.
1. Overall Benefits of Music
Does listening to music actually make your baby smarter? What kinds of music are best for baby? And what are the overall benefits of music? Read on to find the answers in this article!
2. How Music Helps Child Development
Music is such a big part of our lives – culturally, in entertainment, and especially in the development of our little ones. But what is the exact connection to the brain? This article helps answer that question!
It also gives some GREAT examples of age specific musical activities to do with your child.
3. Music & Speech Development
Sure, music is FUN, but can it help your baby’s speech development! (The answer of course is YES.) Read on to learn more!
4. Music & SLEEP
Ahhhh. The ever elusive sleep for our little ones. Can music help your child sleep better? (Can it help YOU sleep better for that matter?) I’m guessing you know the answer! Read all about it (and catch some better Zzzz’s) in this article.
Why do we care so much about music and its benefit to children? Because we believe in the power of music and its positive effect on kids, AND we have a REALLY FUN class especially for kids ages 0-3!
Write songs with and for your little ones in Brooklyn Music Factory’s baby and toddler class, Little Songwriters. In Little Songwriters, kids and their grownups will sing, dance, play lots of drum circle games AND write original songs as a group every week. Songs are then recorded by BMF’s pro musicians so you can continue to listen and sing along at home!
At Brooklyn Music Factory we believe learning music should be joyful and creative– for even the youngest music-makers!