Why Music Should be Part of Early Childhood Education

This article is from EdCircuit, October 28, 2016. Many studies have been published on how music helps our brains develop and stay active in our later years. According to the author, 90% of our brain development occurs during the first five years of our lives. Music forces us to use more parts of our brains and increases intellectual capacity. Speaking as someone who plays the piano – badly- I can say music is also very relaxing and great stress remover.