Fun with Music

At Play Learn Grow early childcare we pride ourselves in teaching children in a wide variety of areas. This includes music. The fun we can have with music is amazing. Music provides all areas of child development including skills for school readiness, including:
Social-emotional (mental wellbeing),
language, and
overall literacy.
It helps the body and the mind work together. Exposing children to music during early development helps them learn the sounds and meanings of words.
There are so many different genres of music and types of instruments. I love the ukelele for its versatility. One of my favourites is part-Samoan and part-Hawaiian ukelele artist Taimane. She started playing the ukelele at just five.
Check her out in this youtube video below Led Zeppelin meets Beethoven:

Then fitness is very important for everyone to clear the mind, release positive endorphins, feel happier and bull a few calories. So why not dance inside to happy songs like Can’t Stop This Feeling by Justin Timberlake, featuring cameos from New Zealand’s own comedian Rhys Darby (Flight of the Concords), and Anna Kendrick (Pitch Perfect movies and Cups song). It was in the hit family movie Trolls: