Music trumps reading for childhood development

New research just released from University of Queensland demonstrates the benefits of engaging your children in music and the longer term impact on literacy, numeracy, social skills, and attention and emotion regulation by the age of five.


I encourage you to read their article on The Conversation website – Jamming with your toddler: how music trumps reading for childhood development.

It’s very exciting more and more research is demonstrating the use of music in childhood development and wonderful to think what this means for the future of our children.

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