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Kids making music with pots and pansCreating a Musical Home Environment
Take these easy steps to include music your home in meaningful ways and into your daily routine.

father and son playing music on turntableWhat Music Should My Child Listen To?
From the Beatles hits to the Curious George theme song, all children love music. Browse through some helpful tips for creating and expanding an appropriate musical library for your child.

Boy getting a music lessonWhat’s the Right Age to Begin Music Lessons?
Don’t know if your child is ready for music lessons? Learn what experts have to say about the appropriate age for children to being music lessons.

Girl playing a violinHelping Your Child Choose an Instrument
Forcing a child to play an instrument rarely leads to the love of music making we expect. Consider these important components when helping your child choose the right instrument.

Girl playing a pianoHow to Motivate Your Child to Practice
If you hated being forced to practice an instrument, chances are your children will too. Discover ways to transform practicing from a chore into a rewarding activity for your kids.

A boy getting a piano lessonThe Benefits of Music Education
Research shows that learning the do-re-mis can help children excel in ways beyond the basic ABCs. Learn all the benefits of music education.

Girl wearing headphonesBoost Memory and Learning with Music
Find out how music can help your child retain information and enhance the learning process.

Girl singing 6 Secrets To Unlocking Your Child’s Talent
Find out how you can nurture your child’s talent with six strategies from Daniel Coyle, author of the “Talent Code.”

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