Learning a new skill, such as playing a musical instrument, can be incredibly rewarding for your child. Not only will it help them develop coordination, confidence, and creativity – but giving your child the opportunity to learn and grow in this way could also open up a world of opportunities in the future. However, finding the time and motivation to learn such a skill can be a struggle for kids. Here are some tips on how you can make learning part of your daily routine, helping your child find the time and motivation to learn a new skill.Continue reading “Help Your Child Find Time & Motivation to Learn a New Skill”
Practice can feel like a problem. Yea, I said it! This blog is going to give you loads of easy, practical.. (did I mention easy??) ways to step into the role of Engaged Parent and smooth out the practice experience for your music student and yourself. Keep reading to learn how simple it really is to help your student get the absolute best experience with their music. I can tell the stress is melting away already.Continue reading “The Engaged Parent – A Music Student’s #1 Best Asset”
At its core, Design Thinking is a problem-solving process that begins with the needs of the user. Here at Music Junkie Studios, we use Design Thinking to empower our students to take control of their education and create a learning experience that is tailored to their individual needs. You’ll probably hear us around the studio talking about “Student-Led Customization.” This is just our special music/education word for Design Thinking! Keep reading to learn more about how we use Design Thinking in our school and how you can apply this process to your own life.
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Despite being busy, many adults find a lot of value in learning a new instrument! In this blog, I’ll share 5 great tips aimed at helping adults who want to learn an instrument and stick with it long term. Whether you’ve been trying to play for years, or have just recently picked up the instrument, the information in this article will be helpful.Continue reading “5 Important Tips for the Adult Music Student”
Did you know that playing musical instruments is not only fun for toddlers and preschoolers, but it also helps with their development? From improving hand-eye coordination to enhancing memory skills, there are many benefits to be had from hands-on instrument play. Keep reading to learn more about what these benefits are and how you can help your child get the most out of their music-making experiences.Continue reading “15 Benefits of Hands-on Instrument Play for Toddlers and Preschoolers’ Development”