Being involved in music classes from an early age has many benefits.

Cognitive Development
- Music can help your child’s learning in the following areas:  
  • Speech and Language development
  • Memory 
  • Listening skills
  • Concentration
  • Aural imagery
  • Connecting neural pathways which are vital for early development  
Social Skills - Children are encouraged to: 
  • Share, take turns, pack up and co-operate with others 
  • Develop an attitude of respect and tolerance 
  • Develop self discipline 
  • Develop sensitivity and empathy
Emotional Growth - This will develop as each child: 
  • Creates musical efforts valued by others 
  • Receives recognition for effort and participation in musical activities 
  • Develops self confidence in their ability to sing, move, play, listen and create music 
  • Gains self-esteem from performing with the group 
  • Is happy and successful in the music activities                                                                    *Singing also helps build the bond between parent and child (more so than talking)            *Research has shown that regular attendance at a music class can help ease symptoms of postnatal depression.
     Singing 'speeds up' recovery from post-natal depression - BBC News
Physical Development 
- Moving to music, and playing singing games helps develop: 
  • A sense of rhythm 
  • Oral and aural skills 
  • Co-ordination 
  • Body awareness 
  • Gross motor skills  

….But most of all, it’s FUN!!!