Play with Me Session 13

We get to start a new set of songs.  One of the things we are going to learn is which hand is the Right and which is Left.  When we sing this chant I would recommend you to hold their hand or wrist the first few times so they will get the correct hand doing the actions.

Did you know?

Music helps stimulate children’s brain connections: A recent study from the University of California found that music trains the brain for higher forms of thinking. For example, researchers believe that music affects spatial-temporal reasoning (the ability to see part-whole relationships).

A study conducted by psychologist Frances Rauscher of the University of Wisconsin at Oshkosh and physicist Gordon Shaw of the University of California at Irvine specifically links the study of music to necessary brain development. They demonstrated that preschoolers who were given early exposure to complex multi-sensory stimulation—in this case, musical keyboard lessons and group singing—scored higher on tests measuring spatial reasoning, a skill used later in math, science, and engineering.

By incorporating music into your child’s life now will pay dividends later.