Getting the Most Out of Your Brain Training

There are many ways to sharpen the brain and keep it finely honed – methods that have consistently proven time again through research to be effective. But let’s face it… in the rapid pace of life that we live in, it can be difficult to fit one or two of these activities in. Given the limited commodityContinue reading “Getting the Most Out of Your Brain Training”

Music Resources: eMedia Programs Introduce Music Instruments to Children

Research has proven that children who play an instrument do better in school, make friends more easily, are more creative, learn self-discipline, and gain self-confidence. eMedia My Piano In eMedia My Piano, an animated character named Pam the Piano leads kids through over 100 lessons by Irma Irene Justicia, M.A., who has taught at theContinue reading “Music Resources: eMedia Programs Introduce Music Instruments to Children”

Music Resources: eMedia My Violin Starter Set for Kids – On Sale Now!

Learning music, especially a musical instrument, offers numerous benefits for children. Even if it was just a little bit of music training in childhood, it can have beneficial long term effects on your child’s adult brain. If you want to introduce your child to the most classical of musical instruments, check this one out… The eMedia MyContinue reading “Music Resources: eMedia My Violin Starter Set for Kids – On Sale Now!”

Apps: Piano Maestro by JoyTunes

We know all about why learning to play a musical instrument is great for our children’s development. Brain Scans Show How Learning a Musical Instrument Enhances Our Brains Why You Should Send Your Child for Music Lessons Extra-Curricular Activities: The Wondrous Benefits of Learning a Musical Instrument So naturally, we’re always on the lookout forContinue reading “Apps: Piano Maestro by JoyTunes”

Revisiting the Mozart Effect and Other Music Benefits

New studies breathe new life into the Mozart Effect… The ‘Mozart Effect’ was a phenomenon first suggested by a scientific study published in the journal Science in 1993. The study, involving 36 students, demonstrated that teenagers who listened to Mozart’s 1781 Sonata for Two Pianos in D major performed better in reasoning tests than adolescents who listenedContinue reading “Revisiting the Mozart Effect and Other Music Benefits”

What Age Should My Child Learn to Play a Musical Instrument or Chess?

After going on and on about the benefits of learning a musical instrument: The Wondrous Benefits of Learning a Musical Instrument How Learning a Musical Instrument Enhances Our Brains And how playing chess develops the brain and enhances academic performance: How Playing Chess Develops the Brain Academic Benefits of Playing Chess I was finally asked byContinue reading “What Age Should My Child Learn to Play a Musical Instrument or Chess?”

Music Resources: Teaching Children Music

Music is a wonderful subject to teach children. We expound upon the benefits of learning music time and time again because I don’t think we could ever over-emphasise the value of learning music. Even if you only spent a couple of years learning music during your childhood, the benefits can still be seen in your later years asContinue reading “Music Resources: Teaching Children Music”

Music Resources: Learning Piano with the Hoffman Academy

We have heard it over and over again – learning music is good for the brain and it’s good for our children’s development. It benefits our children in so many ways… The wondrous benefits of learning a musical instrument Why you should send your child for music lessons Brain scans show how learning a musicalContinue reading “Music Resources: Learning Piano with the Hoffman Academy”

Brain Scans Show How Learning a Musical Instrument Enhances Our Brains

We know that learning music is good for the brain. Learning a musical instrument is even better. We’ve covered these points many times in previous articles: 18 Reasons Why Your Child Should Learn to Play the Piano Why You Should Send Your Child for Music Lessons The Benefits of Learning a Musical Instrument Learning a Musical InstrumentContinue reading “Brain Scans Show How Learning a Musical Instrument Enhances Our Brains”

BrillKids Celebrates Children’s Book Day, Easter, and World Book Day with 20% Off

Children’s Book Day International Children’s Book Day has been celebrated on 2 April (the birth date of Hans Christian Andersen) since 1967. It is celebrated to inspire a love of reading and to bring attention to children’s books… World Book Day The actual date of World Book Day seems a little contentious. According to the World BookContinue reading “BrillKids Celebrates Children’s Book Day, Easter, and World Book Day with 20% Off”