The relationship between music and memory begins early in each child’s development, young children will associate nursery rhymes with bedtime routines and songs and music embeds the love of stories and spoken language.
Listening to music from around the world enables the children to learn more about each others lives and enriches their knowledge of different cultures and communities so each and every child can be celebrated.
Albert Einstein described mathematics as “the poetry of logical ideas” listening to music and singing supports children in all areas of their development. Counting songs, Nursery rhymes, musical instruments and music from around the world help children to connect to the world around them.
“Music is the pleasure the human mind experiences from counting without being aware that it is counting”
Through music and dance children can develop their gross motor skills, understand instructions, ,learn to count and sing “happy birthday” to celebrate special days. Music is our universal language!!!, keep singing!