Research has shown that from birth to the age of 9 years is the optimal time to expose children to music, and Sound Beginnings takes
advantage of the earliest portion of this music-learning window. Meaningful exposure to music at a young age means musical skills will
be more easily learned and internalized.
optional home fun activity
***remember, these activities are optional but can be a great bonding experience to do with your child during the week.
Lesson 6: Color and cut out the crawdads on page 31 in your workbook
more than play In music, solfege is a method used to teach pitch and sight singing and can be
utilized at every level of music education. The brain connects more easily with pitch relationships if a syllable is attached, and hand
signs physically reinforce those relationships. Singing melodies in solfege helps the student develop inner hearing, musical
expressiveness, and a feeling for phrasing.