Brain Bags: Sweet music to build a brain by


  • June 2, 2017
  • /   Shannon Nickinson
  • /   early-learning
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Words aren't the only things that build a growing brain.

Music, too, is an important ingredient in the development of a young child's brain. Rhythm, repetition, even the math of music, are all pieces of the puzzle of early brain development.

The University of West Florida donated a recording of lullaby music to the Brain Bag project. The good folks at WUWF handled the recording and pianist Bolton Ellenberg performed nine classical pieces designed to soothe a little one — and maybe even a new parent or two.

Listen to it here: https://open.spotify.com/user/tz1p1o2ylr9fmtev5f12r46wd/playlist/64ecHjoI05alHyN6PyAjpA?si=oulqZxAERmCUfzxHNCi7Kw