Infants brains are sensitive and responsive to musical sounds and it remains strongly receptive to music through the preschool years until the age of six.
Studies say that exposure to music has a beneficial effect for pre-schoolers. Musical training can improve their problem solving skills, physical coordination, poise, concentration, and memory, visual, oral and language skills, self discipline and self confidence and ability to learn.
Playing music provide children with a creative outlet for self expression relieving stress and anxiety.
Musical training helps develop and exercise a child’s abstract reasoning skills. Music lessons can significantly enhance the kind of intelligence that is utilized for math and science. For the child to get the maximum benefit from musical training they should start before the age of five to increase and strengthen the number of neural bridges. this facilitates a child’s intellectual growth.