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Effective Techniques To Inspire A Love Of Music In Your Children

Mick Pacholli
Mick Pachollihttps://www.tagg.com.au
Mick created TAGG - The Alternative Gig Guide in 1979 with Helmut Katterl, the world's first real Street Magazine. He had been involved with his fathers publishing business, Toorak Times and associated publications since 1972.  Mick was also involved in Melbourne's music scene for a number of years opening venues, discovering and managing bands and providing information and support for the industry. Mick has also created a number of local festivals and is involved in not for profit and supporting local charities.        

If you are musically minded it is inevitable that you’re going to want your children to inherit your ability and perhaps improve on it. After all, music is a passion, it can be a way to earn a living, and it’s generally fun.

The first thing to note, before you start inspiring your children, is that not all children fall in love with music. You have to be open to the possibility that music won’t be their thing.

Find The Right Child Care

There are many different childcare facilities in the country, and in your region. This can make it hard to choose the right one. But, some will stand out, like this child care in Croydon. It’s not just because they have a great reputation or the children seem to be relaxed and enjoying the experience. This childcare centre, and others like it, are passionate about music and how it can be used to help children learn.

If the childcare centre is using music that’s going to help you inspire your child.

Listen To Music

It seems obvious but the more you listen to music the greater your child’s enjoyment of music will be. Start by listening to the music you like and anything that is aimed at children their age. You can then see what tastes they have in music and listen to more of it.

This will help them to enjoy music and lead to feeling inspired.

Play Together

If you play a musical instrument you need to play it with your child. If they feel inclined, they can start learning their own instrument. If not, as long as they are enjoying you playing, you’re still on the right path.

If you don’t play an instrument, then you can make noise together or you can sing. While many parents are concerned about singing, you don’t need to be great at it for your child to have fun. You’ll bond and they’ll feel inspired by music.

At the very least you’ll be making great childhood memories together.

Professional Lessons

If your child starts to display an interest in music then get them some professional lessons. No matter how enthusiastic you are, it’s better if they are taught by a professional. It keeps the passion separate from your parent-child time and will help them to feel more inspired by music.

Dance Together

Many older children feel awkward about dancing and this is often because they are unaccustomed to dancing in front of other people. You can help them deal with this by dancing with them at home and whenever possible, and appropriate when you’re out.

Dancing doesn’t need to be complex; it just needs to move your body. Your child will be inspired, and it can change their life, even if they don’t do anything further with music.

Try Some Recording

Recording music is a great way to encourage them to develop an ear for different notes and sounds. Again, you don’t need anything complicated, the recorder on your phone will suffice.


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Mick Pacholli

Mick created TAGG - The Alternative Gig Guide in 1979 with Helmut Katterl, the world's first real Street Magazine. He had been involved with his fathers publishing business, Toorak Times and associated publications since 1972.  Mick was also involved in Melbourne's music scene for a number of years opening venues, discovering and managing bands and providing information and support for the industry. Mick has also created a number of local festivals and is involved in not for profit and supporting local charities.        

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