The Genius of Play, the research-backed initiative to bring more play into kids’ lives, offers an easy access website that provides professional advice, play ideas, quick parenting tips and more. Parents can discover a community section and a “play ideas” section with hundreds of practical suggestions, sortable by a child’s age and benefit of play.
Parents have heard about the specific benefits of classical music for developing minds and calming babies for decades — imagine a mother playing Mozart through headphones stretched over her pregnant belly — but the scientific debate has continued to rage.
New Kids On The Block – This One’s For The Children is extra special. Enjoy!
Patrick Henry Hughes was born without eyes and limbs that could not be straighten. At just two years old, his father gave him a piano and what he could do amazed everyone! He learned songs by feel and melody and began playing publicly in elementary school. Here is his story:
This is something every parent should live by:
It’s been known that child prodigies come from all aspects of life around the globe. Got Talent Global put together a video of some of the most talented child prodigies from the TV series Got Talent from over the years. Take a look and see what kind of talent these kids really have.
Do you have a talented kid? How much should you push them to keep working at their talent? According to John Stone, music teacher at Barrenjoey High School on Sydney, Australia’s Northern Beaches and father to the folk pop Australian-duo Angus and Julia Stone, “that they have to do it on their own.”
This is a cute, must watch video of a baby waiting for her favorite song to come on the radio!
Meet 8-year-old Kevin Tellez and 6-year-old Beberly Devers. Their fancy salsa footwork caught the world’s attention at a salsa congress in Israel. The kids get their training at a dance studio in New Jersey and they’ve already won a world championship competition for their age group. Now, they’re going viral.
What a dance by a chubby Korean baby!