Here are our top six ways to encourage kids to love music:
We have more access to music than ever before. When it comes to listening to music with your kids, I recommend listening to music you love and trying to expand your musical tastes—both for the benefit of your kids and for yourself.
Children are born without a musical bias. If they love a song, it’s because they love a song. Their taste in music is pure and untainted by what other people and the media tell them they should like.
As we mentioned on MyKingstonKids Radio learning to play an instrument can help your child fine-tune his/her ear and enhance skills needed for education and social interaction.
Between basketball, soccer and scouts, your school-age kid's schedule is loaded with fun activities. If you're on the fence about adding music classes to the list, take note of the benefits that come with signing your little one up for violin or piano lessons. They may have an easier time learning math, practicing good manners (including patience!), and becoming a team player.
If you ever wanted to know if there was a video for any of the songs we play on the show, your thoughts may be answered. Check out our new Video playlist on MyKingstonKids.com. If you visit our radio page you will see the youtube video player that showcases over 100 kid friendly music videos.
We have everything from Moana to Kidz Bop, soundtracks and more.
Video game addiction obviously does not have the same impact on everyone who experiences it. In general though, the problems associated with unhealthy video game habits can be classified according to the five following categories:
More parents are searching for information of any kind as they helplessly watch their sons and daughters become highly absorbed in the world of computers, tablets and Smartphones. Children hooked on to video games show clear signs of addiction resorting to tricks such as lying or hiding to play these games. Many show signs of social withdrawal, lack of interest in hobbies and activities, disobedience and even anger. Several video game addicts actually view the games as a means of
First let’s talk about a few new updates to the MyKingstonKids.com website. You can now visit our Radio Show area by simply clicking on the radio button on the top navigation bar. This will take you to our Radio page where you can now listen to pass radio shows on our customized player. The Player will allow you to fast forward, rewind and seek though any show available. We will work to keep the latest shows available. As of now, we have up until March however by the end of next week it will be current with all shows from today and before.
Here's is something cool for your kids to do this week! Enter our Pet Photo Contest!
Post a picture of your pet with your kids on our facebook page at www.facebook.com/mykingstonkids under the Pets Contest Post. By submitting a photo you will enter our pet photo contest and may win a copy of the MyKingstonKids Morning Mix CD: Vol 1-The Break Out.
Photos must be in by July 13th. Winners will be announced on July 14th on MyKingstonKids Radio Show and our Facebook page.