What are the Characteristics of Music?
are the Characteristics of Music?
captivates and maintains attention
stimulates and utilizes many parts of the brain
is easily adapted to, and can be reflective of, children’s abilities
structures time in a way that we can understand
provides a meaningful, enjoyable context for repetition
provides a social context — it sets up a safe, structured setting for
verbal and nonverbal communication
is an effective memory aid
supports and encourages movement
taps into memories and emotions
and the silences within it provides nonverbal, immediate feedback
11. Music is success-oriented – children of
all ability levels can participate