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My husband and I both played instruments growing up, so we sort of assumed that musical ability and interest was deeply embedded in our genes. It wasn’t a matter of whether our son played in a band; it was...
It's difficult getting kids (or adults, for that matter) to read these days. So if you're looking to improve your children's language skills, consider skipping those extra reading lessons and instead plunk them down in front of a piano. Or...
Eager to build bonds with your preschooler that will last a lifetime? Want to close that gap growing between you and your teen? The answer, friends, might just be music. Yes, not only is music the language of the...
Next time you're at a high school football game, ask yourself which of the kids on the field are likely to do best in life after school. The star running back? Maybe that lightning-quick linebacker? How about the quarterback...
We're fortunate here at Kidzu to be good pals with Robbie Schaefer, creative polymath who knows a thing or two about what makes kids tick when it comes to music and the arts. Consider just a few of Robbie's recent...
This article was originally published on The Conversation. Read the original article. Popular ideas, such as the “Mozart effect” – the idea that listening to classical music improves intelligence – has encouraged the belief that “music makes you smarter”. This interest...

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