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  • Sally Dancy

Music is fundamental

The rhythm will ‘teach’ you!!

Clap, tap, dance, write the beat. Alone, together, with feet & hands. One hand, 2 handed, instruments and objects of all kinds. Beat is fundamental to a number of physical and cognitive skills.

2 hands and an instrument for each hand. When a child begins to walk they are also driven to hold an instrument in each hand. This is also the perfect time to start working on 2 handed coordination. As a child grows their 2 handed coordination becomes more complex. This week we focused on several games and songs that work on exercising and developing these skills to a beat. These skills are important for art, music, sports, and school.

music is also a language and fundamental to the study of language(s)

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