Parents all around the world, sing to their children. While some sing to connect with their culture, others sing to remember their own childhood. The lyrics are mostly soothing words that tell babies how much they are loved.
Sung on a daily basis, a lullaby can help build a sleeping pattern that will facilitate children to fall asleep easily and improve sleep quality.
Lullabies have a soothing effect on children. Not only are they naturally calming, lullabies tell children they are not alone and are cared for.
According to experts, "Song is a special type of speech". Singing lullabies and nursery rhymes to babies before they learn to speak is an essential precursor to later educational success and emotional well-being.
Ever wondered why we sing little songs to our children? It is easier for a child to relate to rhythms and sound patterns attached to the tune. That is why children learn the alphabet better by singing them instead of just saying the letters.
Parenting expert Amy Robbins-Wilson explains that lullabies are important because they are “healing music…that is like getting a sonic massage.”
Children identify rhythm very early on in life. It increases the child's sensory development and helps build coordination.
Babies are programmed to pay attention to melodies and sound patterns. They have enjoy pleasing sounds and rhythms, which is why they sleep better when you sing a lullaby.
Music can foster emotional attachment. Music has a way to forge a bond as children love to listen to the voice of their parents. When the songs become recognisable, the child feels they are in a safe and and a part of their safe and familiar envir...
Singing is considered to be one of the best ways to develop sound awareness in children. This helps especially when children are learning how to read.