Getting kids excited about music

Authored by Sarah Parker
Posted: Thursday, November 28, 2019 - 03:45

Multiple studies have shown that music has a positive effect on children’s development. Children who learn and play musical instruments have better logical thinking skills, improved creativity, and a more positive attitude towards their environment. The old saying about how classical music makes kids smarter is true as well.

With the internet providing plenty of resources, more parents are eager to get their kids excited about learning music and how to play a musical instrument. If you want your children to be just as involved with music, there are several things you can do to get them excited.

Instrument Rental to the Rescue

Children are more likely to get interested in musical instruments when they can play with the instruments directly. Asking children to learn music through songs and graphics alone is not enough. The best thing you can do is provide them with musical instruments so they can try them and figure out the one they like.

Unfortunately, investing in musical instruments isn’t always an option. This is where instrument rental comes in handy. Dawkes Music, a leading provider of musical instruments, is now offering rental instruments alongside their extensive catalogue of instruments for sale.

You don’t have to make a lifetime commitment or waste a lot of money to introduce musical instruments to your kids. If your children are excited about trying clarinets, for instance, the Dawkes clarinet selection is your best friend.

Popular Genres

Children are learning about music differently these days. While we may think about classical music when thinking about a genre for children to learn, your children may have different songs they want to master. The best way to get them interested more in music is by letting them select their own genres.

All music genres are beneficial to children. It’s learning to play a musical instrument, translating notes into tunes, and following rhythms and patterns that influence children’s minds. Playing songs that they love actually makes keeping them committed to the learning process easier.

The extensive choice of genres is followed by a wide range of learning methods. Apps and learning videos are only a few clicks (or taps) away. There are remote courses and formal programs to choose from too. Get your children involved in choosing a learning method they enjoy to make learning music more fun for them.

Be a Part of the Process

The one crucial element that must not be neglected, however, is your presence. Being involved in your children’s learning process is just as important as providing them with the resources they need to learn music. You need to listen to them and play a more active role in the process.

A great way to enhance the learning process for children is by learning a musical instrument yourself. You can learn to play the same songs, share the learning app or course, and even stage a family concert or a mock jam session.

As you can see, getting the children excited about mastering a musical instrument doesn’t have to be difficult. The tips and tricks we discussed in this article will help you encourage your children to pick up an instrument and learn music.

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