Nurturing a Child’s Musical Interests

Montessori and Music Dr. Montessori had clear thoughts on the importance of music in children’s lives. “There should be music in the child’s environment, just as there does exist in the child’s environment spoken speech. In the social environment the child should be considered and music should be provided.” -Maria Montessori In a Montessori primary classroom, you will find song and dance during circle time. You will also find auditory material, such as the Montessori Bells and Sound Cylinders. The benefits of music to the developing brain The effects of music on brain development and cognition have been well studied. … Continue reading Nurturing a Child’s Musical Interests