We sing another song about bubbles were we float around the room like a bubble until we pop and land back in the nest.
Music is such a powerful tool. I found some great information about the role music plays in learning. The Role of Music in Learning By Dr Roy J. Paget says in his research,
"Recent research has proven that music affects the body. It appears to massage
organs, entrain biorhythms alter hormone levels, reduce stress and increase
learning. Music carries with it more than just feelings; it can be a powerful
vehicle for information.
Music acts as a premium signal carrier whose rhythms, patterns, contrasts and
varying tonalities encode new information. The use of music as a partner can
be a powerful way to carry a large volume of content. In fact, music can do
60% of the teaching work in about 5% of the time! "
He also give a list of music that is suitable for creating an environment for learning.
Many articles have been written on the effects of music and stimulating the brain to get it ready to learn. I got 127,000,000 results when I searched "effects music learning children". No doubt about it music will always have power that touches our emotions and effects our brain. Music education as well as using music as a tool to teach should be present in every school and classroom around the world!