Generally young children who enjoy educational activities such as reading, coloring, crafts and word games also enjoy playing the piano. One reason is because they enjoy doing things with their hands. Did you know that there are games and activities available like this for young children that will give them a musical foundation as well? If you plan to give your young child piano lessons or if your child is taking piano lessons they can benefit greatly from musical games and activities at home.
There are many foundational keyboard abilities children can learn at home while having fun that will give them a musical head start in piano. Here's 5 of these.
1. Drawing and Visualizing the Piano Keyboard
2. Learning the musical alphabet in a variety of ways
3. Learning keyboard theory concepts for note reading
4. Learning to use their hands at the piano
5. Visualizing five-finger hand positions and finger numbers
This knowledge is not difficult to give your children at home. All you need are the right resources and of course a keyboard. You'll be giving your child musical values and educational opportunities that will prepare them for a positive future of learning. Piano lessons also help children learn
~ key reading and math skills;
~ how to set goals to achieve their dreams; and
~ the need for self discipline and persistence; and
~ how to take responsibility for their success.
So take advantage of the early years and give your child even more of what they love to do with musical learning games and activities they'll enjoy.
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