With one in three mental health issues starting in early childhood, it is more important than ever to start teaching younger children about their internal worlds. The way a child thinks and feels about themselves, particularly before age 7 is a huge factor in whether they will live to their full potential.
Before age 7, our children are naturally in a theta brainwave state, which is essential for their development and for their survival. It means that they can absorb lots of information which they accept without question. It's why childhood is so magical, they believe everything!
But the beliefs formed in early childhood, become our model of the world. They become like the engine that drives all thoughts, which trigger our emotions, which then results in our behaviour. Put simply, your thoughts create your perceptions and therefore your experience. It is vital that we teach our younger generation about hteir internal worlds now. Teach them that they are enough and that they are capable of great things, whilst they are young. Because they way you think and feel about yourself determines your whole life. Whether you believe you can, or whether you believe you can't, you're always right.
We have been using music for centuries to teach our children everything from counting to the ABC's. And that's because the brain loves patterns. It loves chunking things up into rhymes and rhythms and it goes straight into the subconscious mind and it stay there forever. It's why you don't remember anything your parents told you when you were 3, but you remember ALL the songs. So instead of teaching them how to count and learn the alphabet, how about we use music to teach them how to be happy?
Teaching wellbeing and confidence to parents and children aged 2-7 years, through music and FUN! No musical experience necessary.
"It's literally the best thing I have ever done with my child!" - Jordana Matsuda - Early Childhood Educator