Experiencing Music in the Classroom/Program



This lesson discusses the social, emotional, physical, and cognitive benefits of music, the child care provider's role and responsibilities regarding music education, and techniques for incorporating music into the classroom/program. It also discusses the elements of music, musical activities, and the importance and composition of musical centers.


RECALL benefits of early childhood music education, including social, emotional, physical, and cognitive benefits.

RECALL basic elements and principles of music

IDENTIFY ways to encourage music appreciation in young children.

RECALL elements of, and design considerations for, music centers.

RECALL age-appropriate musical activities for children.

RECALL child care providers' roles in creating and/or maintaining and supporting music centers.