Singing is the Essence of Communication

Everyone needs music and wants to express themselves with music. The most familiar kind of music is vocal music. Everyone naturally performs singing activities, either singing seriously or just for fun. This is also happened in children who are still in school. They are producing various kinds of sounds creatively. The purpose of this extra-curricular is to analyze the creativity of children in producing singing sounds to be heard as melodious songs. The focus of the curricular activity is on the creativity of children in singing activities to produce melodious sounds.

Importance of Singing among Children

It is obvious that the preschoolers need to sing. Singing is a fun activity for them as they love to move around and make noise. Music should be part of the children’s process of growing up. Singing is a fun activity for children yet have advantages for their development. By singing, children can understand language and sound. They can improve their vocabulary and communication skills. Language development is not the only benefit of music. If children have a successful musical experience they can bond emotionally and intellectually with others in a creative learning environment.


It engages the brain

Musical activity involves many different parts of the brain, so singing (which involves music and language) helps develop the children’s brain. Children learn new things, like sounds, words and patterns through music. This activity is great for the development and stimulation of the connections in the growing brain.

Playing music and singing is extremely important for children’s self-expression. Engaging in creative activities lets kids release their emotions and express their feelings. Singing together improves children’s behaviour. It helps them bond – whatever the song is or the language it may be in. They can express their feelings of joy or excitement, of being scared or proud. Children can’t always communicate their feelings through words, so it’s useful for them to have a healthy outlet for their emotions.

Through singing, they will improve their vocabulary and communication skills. They learn sound, rhyming words, and reading. Furthermore, singing can improve children’s comprehension of sentences and phrases. It further can improve their writing skills.

Bringing together kids with songs, rhymes and actions lets them discover how to interact and connect with others. They develop listening and social skills that will give them self-confidence and better prepare them for school.

Children learn skills like balance, control and coordination. Singing and movement is also good aerobic exercise which results in stress reduction, physical fitness and overall good health. The facial expressions, movements, coordination, gestures and balance required to act out a rhyme help children develop their motor skills.