Which of these songs do you know from your childhood? Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star Hush, Little Baby Brahm’s Lullaby Go to Sleep Hush a Bye Baby 5 Little Ducks Lullabies have been around for centuries. In fact, we use lullabies in our group music classes as a means of bonding between parent and child, it … More how lullabies help babies
The University of Washington conducted a study on how music has an effect on 9 month old babies and how their brain responds to patterns of sound. “[Their study was] the first in young babies to suggest that experiencing a rhythmic pattern in music can also improve the ability to detect and make predictions about rhythmic patterns … More babies brains responding to music
This research was conducted by Laura Cirelli and researchers from McMaster University. The following is taken from McMaster University. “Helpful bouncing babies show that moving together builds bonds from the time we learn to walk.” ScienceDaily. ScienceDaily, 24 June 2014: Whether they march in unison, row in the same boat or dance to the same … More bonding with baby
What fairytales do you remember from your childhood? National Fairytale Day is Friday, February 26th. Here are some ideas when sharing these stories with your children and a chance to win a copy of a fairytale to read with your children as well! Most of us know the popular fairytales that Disney adapted to an animated film either … More National Fairy Tale Day + Giveaway
What comes to mind when you first think of Valentine’s Day? Candy. Cupid. Cards. Chocolate. Hearts. Love. Romance. Gifts. Date Night. How do you celebrate Valentine’s Day? How do you celebrate this special day with your child? As a child, I remember my parents going out on a date for Valentine’s Day. But, Valentine’s Day was not just … More You Can Count on Me for Valentine’s Day
Many music studies focus on school-aged children and music. McMaster University did a study to see how music effects babies developmentally. There is a difference between passively listening to music and participating in music activities. Here is a link to the article: Babies’ Brains Benefit from Music Lessons Wee Music Studio Classes in Troy, Ohio are … More Active Music: Why Should Babies Participate?
Lullabies have been around for awhile but when should we sing them to children? Why should we sing them? Have you heard someone say that music can soothe the soul? Here is a study on how lullabies can soothe and have a positive influence on children. Lullabies Can Relieve Children’s Pain Need more lullaby songs to sing at … More The Positive Influence of Lullabies