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The Piano Keyboard

There are WHITE KEYS and BLACK KEYS on the Piano Keyboard.

The WHITE KEYS are named
A(LA), B(SI), C(DO), D(RE), E(MI), F(FA), G(SOL)

Recite the letters of the Musical Alphabet several times.

Six important elements on a child's musical training

Mr Sol - music lessons for kids


It must be realised that the first few years are particularly crucial for the child's intelligence development. The acoustic capability and learning of the mother tongue at a young age is very high, therefore that is a proper age to develop musical sensitivity as well. The value of music in our children's life, even since infancy, is being confirmed through research that constantly proves that music can entertain a child, as well as develop its skills, probably even its IQ, more efficiently.

The Kodaly Method

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What is the Kodaly Method?:

The Kodaly Method is a way of developing musical skills and teaching musical concepts beginning in very young children. This method uses folk songs, Curwen hand signs, pictures, movable-do, rhythm symbols and syllables. It was first introduced in Hungary but is now used in many countries, either alone or in combination with other methods.

The Orff Approach

The Orff Method is a way of teaching children about music that engages their mind and body through a mixture of singing, dancing, acting and the use of percussion instruments (i.e. xylophones, metallophones, glockenspiels). Lessons are presented with an element of "play" helping the children learn at their own level of understanding.

What is Orff-Schulwerk?

Also known as the Orff Method, Orff Approach or Music for Children; it is a way of introducing and teaching children about music on a level that they can easily comprehend. Musical concepts are learned through singing, chanting, dance, movement, drama and the playing of percussion instruments. Improvisation, composition and a child's natural sense of play are encouraged.

The relationship between play and musical education

Music for Toddlers - play and musical  education

Useful tips for parents

Now that we have become more familiar with the concept of play and have recognized what focal a role it has in children's emotional development and education, we are now going to see how we can use play in musical education.

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