Sometimes adults find it difficult to identify the artistic expressions of their children because they tend to think that if there is no tempera, paper or a song, there is no art. Even many do not know that since they are in the mother’s womb, children already live art. “They learn literature with the timbre of their mother’s words, they are moving, and they are gesturing. In a way, they touch and feel what is around them, “explains Diaz. It’s that easy, but you have to learn to identify it and value it.
“The children, from 0 to 7 years old, are in a particular stage and need everything to be through their senses,” says Maria Francisca.
And one of the critical factors in the game, because it is the primary action that should guide the development and learning processes of children. That is, the goal of all activities that are related to art should be the enjoyment and generation of a link with the other.
The second key is exploration. Children should be allowed to try, communicate, touch, move. That is, to live freely. Thus, they are not pigeon-holed from a single moment in a unique dynamic, but they experiment on their own until they are directed, autonomously, by an only activity.
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It allows developing emotional, social, corporal, conceptual and linguistic abilities. For this it is recommended:
- The child can be stimulated musically by speaking, singing and encouraging listening times. “Listening is the most serious musical act we can offer our children. The quality of the children’s listening in the first years of life depends on the production of the language and also on the melodies, rhythms and musical accompaniments, “says Carmenza Botero, director of Malaquita musical project.
- Many times dads want children to sing fast to have evidence of their musicality, but in principle, it is recommended that they allow and allow spaces to listen carefully, whether it is the mother’s song, the story of the grandmother, the favorite music of dad or the birds