Kids who enroll in programs and activities have opportunities to enhance their growth and development while learning character-building values. Music and theater not only have these types of developmental environments, but it’s also a fun place for your kids to spend some time making friends while learning something new.
Encouraging your kids to try something like music can benefit them in a variety of ways. Here are just four reasons to consider enrolling your child in singing lessons, theater, or other music programs:
1. To make new friends.
Kids who participate in music or theater programs meet other kids outside of school from different backgrounds. Making new friends and building good relationships is a crucial social skill that kids will use for the rest of their lives.
2. To develop concentration and focus.
Music and acting teach kids to concentrate and stay focused, even when faced with a distraction. This skill applies to other environments, like the classroom at school. Staying on task and paying attention helps kids with the learning process and, ultimately, individual improvement.
3. To value practice and learning something new.
Starting something like voice or acting lessons early in life teaches to value skills like practice, learning, and discipline. Music allows kids to learn something new while improving over time and developing self-confidence.
4. To have fun.
No matter how many benefits music and theater have to offer, your child won’t stick with it long enough to enjoy it if they’re not having fun. Enjoying their time singing and performing should be the priority, especially when kids are just getting started. If your child enjoys an activity, they’re more likely to stick with it long-term. So, focus on helping your children have fun, make new friends, and building confidence in themselves.
Fox Music offers a variety of singing, piano, and theater programs for kids, teens, and adults. To learn more about getting your child started with any of our programs, contact us at either our Chesapeake or Virginia Beach locations today.