The Brain Boost: How Learning Through Music Helps Kids Think Smarter


Ever notice how music and songs can make everything more fun? Well, guess what? They’re not just for dancing; learning through music can actually make your brain super smart! In this blog, we’re going to explore how using music and songs in school can be like a secret code that makes learning extra cool.


Learning Brought to Life

Remembering the Fun Way:You know how you can remember all the words to your favorite song? That’s because music helps your brain remember things better! When your teacher uses songs to teach you stuff, it’s like a fun memory game. You remember things without even trying, and it makes learning a blast!

(Source: Moreno, S., & Bidelman, G. M. (2014). Examining neural plasticity and cognitive benefit through the unique lens of musical training. Hearing Research, 308, 84-97.)

Groovin’ with Focus:Have you ever tried doing homework while listening to music? It’s like magic! Music can help you focus on your work. When your teacher plays music in class, it’s not just for background noise—it’s helping you concentrate and do your best. It’s like having a study buddy in your favourite tunes!

(Source: Jäncke, L. (2009). Music drives brain plasticity. The FASEB Journal, 23(2), 395-402.)

Solving Problems with Song Power:Imagine learning math or tricky words through a song. Cool, right? Music can turn boring stuff into awesome songs, and that helps you solve problems better. When your teacher uses songs in class, it’s like having a musical guide that makes learning feel like a game!

(Source: Slater, J., Skoe, E., Strait, D. L., & O’Connell, S. (2015). Music training improves speech-in-noise perception: Longitudinal evidence from a community-based music program. Behavioural Brain Research, 291, 244-252.)

Dance into Smarter Thinking:Did you know that moving and grooving to music can make your brain super smart? When your teacher includes dancing or moving with songs, it’s not just for fun (though that’s a big bonus!). It’s helping your brain think better and making learning an adventure!

(Source: Burunat, I., & Granena, G. (2018). The impact of early musical training on foreign language pronunciation aptitude. Journal of Phonetics, 66, 136-152.)

Learning Through Music


Learning through music

Silly School Education is a vibrant online platform dedicated to transforming the way children learn by infusing the magic of music into education. Our innovative approach harnesses the undeniable power of music to make learning a delightful experience for kids. Through catchy tunes, playful lyrics, and engaging content.

Silly School Education engages young minds in a world of knowledge where every lesson is a musical adventure, our platform offers a rich library of educational songs that enhance memory retention and cognitive skills. We create an engaging and fun learning environment, fostering a love for learning that lasts a lifetime. Join us at Silly School Education, where the harmony of education and music creates an enriching symphony of discovery for children everywhere.

Our children’s songs using learning through music to support social skills and help to stimulate their vocabulary, imagination, knowledge and memory, through. These catchy, easy to learn, fun songs are also proven to increase confidence in young learners.

Our ever growing catalogue of educational songs and animations cover a wide range of subjects for EYFS, Key Stage One (KS1) and Key Stage Two (KS2), include maths, english, geography, science, phonics, grammar, words of the day, tidy up songs, covid safety songs and much, much, more!

Silly School Education is a family run company based in Cambridge, UK, that specialises in writing songs and musical productions for primary schools! We create fun, educational, songs and musical for children in primary & elementary schools ages 5-11 years (EYFS, KS1, KS2). We hope you enjoy the songs and animations as much as we enjoy making them!

Silly School Education has over 47,000 SUBSCRIBERS and our 480+ educational songs and animations have had over 20 MILLION views since we started three years ago.

Join thousands of other teaching professionals who use Silly School Education’s learning through music programme to help bring learning to life! Perfect for primary education, elementary schools, preschools, kindergartens, nurseries and parents. Made by teachers, for teachers, to support teachers in the classroom.