Our kids are very imaginative and curious about a lot of things. Some kids show interest in music at very young age, hence most parents take this opportunity to develop their love for music. Parents would either enroll them in music school where they can learn about singing and playing musical instruments.
Allowing your child to take music lessons will later on help him or her in life. It is because several studies have shown that kids who study music are smarter, more mature and definitely more confident compare to those who don’t.
Nonetheless, there are just so many musical instruments available, if your child is still undecided what instrument to play; you can help your child in making a decision by doing these things:
- Be a role model. If you are also playing any musical instrument, you can encourage your child by playing the instrument in front of your kid. Make sure that you take time to answer questions that comes from his or her very curious mind.
- Music exposure. Exposing your child early in music will make him or her appreciate it. When the reach appropriate age, you can bring them to live concerts for them to see how musical instruments are being played.
- Choose the right music instrument. Some kids are interested in playing the piano, learning how to strum the guitar strings and create a lovely tune out of blowing one of those Piccolos. In choosing the musical instrument, consider your child’s age, size and maturity.