Why rocking out at home is good for your kids

Part of the Kinderling Conversation for parents. Weekdays 12pm-1pm.

Fri 8 July 2016

10 mins

Do you and your kids like to play a bit of air guitar to Def Leppard? Do you sing together in the shower? There has been plenty of research into the impact of formal music education on children’s development, but what about the informal ways we use music in our homes?

Margaret Barrett is the Head of School of Music at the University of Queensland, and she says that this kind of musical experience also plays a big role in our children’s development and sense of identity.

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