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  • 1. The importance of teaching children music What are you teaching your children? http://www.flickr.com/photos/alvinlamucho/4246771245/lightbox/
  • 2. http://www.flickr.com/photos/13851524@N02/2998043310/ • Music is one of the most influential things you could teach your children
  • 3. • There are countless benefits for your children to learn music at an early age http://www.flickr.com/photos/9142397@N05/2468913842/ http://www.flickr.com/photos/28387478@N00/6784875154/
  • 4. Responsibility Teamwork skills Value of education Creativity Math & Language skills Just to name a few...
  • 5. http://www.flickr.com/photos/37914323@N00/10061413003/ • I have experience teaching music lessons to children for over 4 years.
  • 6. http://www.flickr.com/photos/31855339@N08/6193352547/ • You can give your child a head start on life by simply teaching them music.
  • 7. http://www.flickr.com/photos/13385494@N02/6108323397/ • 3 of the more important life lessons your child will learn from music: Responsibility; The value of education; Math, reading and language skills.
  • 8. http://www.flickr.com/photos/34899317@N07/6762958983/ Responsibility is a key thing for your child to learn while still at a young age
  • 9. http://www.flickr.com/photos/95336094@N00/428373544/ • Taking care of their instrument(s), practicing daily, keeping up with lessons, etc.
  • 10. http://www.flickr.com/photos/30281826058@N01/205980480/ • Learning music will also help your child WANT to be responsible
  • 11. http://www.flickr.com/photos/48379047@N04/7260636228/ • An education is the single most important thing in a child’s life
  • 12. http://www.flickr.com/photos/35043742@N00/4737900977/ • Music gives your child a different outlook on education.
  • 13. http://www.flickr.com/photos/40501877@N04/4973795444/ • Your child will realize how what they are learning helps them, and therefore see the value in their education
  • 14. • Math, reading and language skills are essential in todays world and taught all the way up through high school and college http://www.flickr.com/photos/12324588@N07/9651881129/ http://www.flickr.com/photos/52728904@N04/6905833962/
  • 15. http://www.flickr.com/photos/85213204@N00/1412930064/ • Adding up notes, measures, keeping time in 4/4, 3/4, 6/8 or 8/9 time
  • 16. http://www.flickr.com/photos/47757737@N00/8698544122/ • Learning how to read music is like learning a new language, and it when a child learns at an early age it puts them way ahead of the game.
  • 17. • Will YOU make the important decision to teach your children music? http://www.flickr.com/photos/97934650@N02/9146374141/
  • 18. • http://www.flickr.com/photos/35073747@N08/6017265738/ Some of the most important life lessons your child will learn, they can learn from music
  • 19. TAKE NOTICE! • Music is being taken from elementary schools and not being seen as important, and it needs to be brought to parents attention that the importance of teaching their children music is greatly undervalued and should be brought to their notice.
  • 20. • I can personally tell you from my experiences how big of a difference it makes in a child’s life if they learn music at a young age http://www.flickr.com/photos/22326055@N06/2750961792/