Music and movement education will also be important parts of the curriculum as well as the Arts. They offer children ways to express themselves, their feelings, experiences and ideas. BBM are very interested in helping children develop control of their fine and gross-motor movement.
Maria Montessori discovered that musical education greatly benefits children during their developmental years. Infant brains are sensitive and responsive to musical sounds, preferring them over other types of sounds.
A child’s musical receptiveness remains especially strong through the preschool years until about the age of six. That is why parents speak to their infants in a high-pitched, “sing-song” type of voice.
Active musical training can improve their problem-solving skills, physical coordination, poise, concentration, and memory, visual, aural and language skills, self discipline. It fosters self confidence and improves the ability to learn.