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Packed full of exciting ideas and powerful visual aids, this book offers field-tested activities to help practitioners encourage and nurture young children’s creativity and imagination.
Chapter 3: Starting from Music
Starting from Music
Music is not just about singing songs and playing instruments. Children can be challenged to recognise different sounds and to explore how they can be changed, either for fun or to accompany another activity. They can begin to identify repeated sounds and sound patterns and they will love matching movements to music. Even young children are able to respond to the concepts of pitch, rhythm and tempo.
Music plays an important role in developing creative awareness in young children in the following ways.