Sep 4, 2011

Clapping a hands can train motor skills of children

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GladChild: A research study conducted from Ben-Gurion University of the Negev on the benefits of a song sung while clapping, it gives the existence of a direct relationship with increased activity and child skill development are important to children, teens, through young adults.

In his research found that, kid’s grade one, two and three in elementary school who sang the song, clapping was comparable ability with children who did not participate in these activities. This was revealed by Dr. Idit Sulkin, a member of BGU Music Science Lab in the Department of the Arts.

The study also found that by clapping can help train the motor skills of children so as to produce better writing, writing neatly, and only a few made a mistake in spelling.

A music psychologist, Dr. Warren Brodsky along with a doctor who oversees these activities revealed that the activities of applause can train the brain and affect brain development and other areas. Meanwhile, another benefit of the children are taught to train social integrity with his friends, so the ability to better socialization.

In the study, Dr. Sulkin along with his team conducted visits at several elementary schools and provide training songs, clapping her hands. And it has done for 10 weeks. During the study, children who sang accompanied by Dr. Sulkin also joined the fray. These actions are certainly to see the condition of children, whether they were entertained and enthralled in singing while doing the clapping. As a result, the activity turned out to be one of the entertainments for children in elementary school.

Dr. Sulkin said, in a short time, children have better cognitive abilities and help his motor skills in performing the activity. Then you should, it is included in education for children aged 6-10 years with the aim of improving motor skills and cognitive. Children's song sung while clapping usually sung by toddlers up to age 10 years ahead. And if observed, the activity serves as a benchmark to develop and enhance emotional needs, physiological, sociological and cognitive development of children up to the next stage of growth.


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