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Children:Music Therapy Benefits

Why Music and Movement are Vital for Children:  Children are naturally interested in music, and music is naturally good for children.  Why is music so attractive to children  Why is music so well suited to children? Music is a language, and children are oriented toward learning language. Music evokes movement Children require and enjoy movement, which is essential for their development and growth. Music engages the brain while stimulating neural pathways associated with such higher forms of intelligence such as: Abstract thinking Empathy Mathematics. Music's melodic & rhythmic patterns provide exercise for the brain & help develop memory.  Music is an aural art and young children are aural learners. Since ears are fully mature before birth, infants begin learning from the sounds of their environment before birth. Music is perfectly designed for training children's listening skills.  Good listening skills & school achievem