Wednesday, December 4, 2013
Music, Patterns and Spatial Reasoning
Spatial reasoning is an important skill for children to develop at an early age. As seen in the Construction BLAST, block play, structure building, and pattern formations are necessary activities to help promote these skills. Studies have shown that music is another key component to improve skills in spatial reasoning. Studies show that music training helps preschoolers form mental images in their mind, and then use physical objects to create this image. Patterns in math, science, and music are both concrete and abstract. To read more about how spatial reasoning and music, click on the following link.