This list contains a variety of resources associated with music for preschool children.
- Tip Sheet: Out and About with Preschoolers: Make Some Music
- Tip Sheet: Sing, Play, and Hear: Music’s in the Air
- Tip Sheet: Things to Do While You’re Waiting: Music and Movement
- Tip Sheet: Things to Do While You’re Waiting: Music, Sound, and Movement
- Project Example: The Music Project
- Blog: Learning Through Music and Movement
- Position Statement on Early Childhood Education
Music is a natural and important part of young children’s growth and development. The National Association for Music Education explains that early interaction with music positively affects the quality of all children’s lives.
- Learning with Musical Instruments
This resource explains what skills children develop when using instruments. It also provides tips for adults to maximize child learning.
- The Music Center in Child Care
The Extension website says activities in a music center can support children’s development across several different domains.
- Why Music Matters in the Early Childhood Classroom
Research shows how music helps young children build powerful thought networks that fortify their learning in areas as varied as language processing, visual perception, memory, mathematics, and, of course, creative expression.
Type of resource:
- Resource List
Setting(s) for which the article is intended:
- Child Care Center
- Family Child Care
- Preschool Program
- Parents / Family
- Teachers / Service providers
Age Levels (the age of the children to whom the article applies):
- Infants and Toddlers (Birth To Age 3)
- Preschoolers (Age 3 Through Age 5)