Is Your Child in the Groove?

Whether it's banging on pots or singing a favorite tune, odds are that your child loves to make music. Take this quiz to find out just how musically inclined she is.

Quiz

Whether it's banging on pots or singing a favorite tune, odds are that your child loves to make music. Take this quiz to find out just how musically inclined she is.

1. Does your child tell you when music sounds off-key or disturbing in some other way?

  • Always
  • Sometimes
  • Never

2. Does your child remember the melodies of songs?

  • Always
  • Sometimes
  • Never

3. Does your child have a good singing voice? Can she sing in tune?

  • Always
  • Sometimes
  • Never

4. Does your child play a musical instrument or sing in a choir or other group? If he's in preschool: Does your child like to play percussion instruments and/or sing in a group?

  • Always
  • Sometimes
  • Never

5. Does your child have a rhythmic way of speaking or moving?

  • Always
  • Sometimes
  • Never

6. Does your child unconsciously hum to herself?

  • Always
  • Sometimes
  • Never

7. Does your child tap rhythmically on the table as he works?

  • Always
  • Sometimes
  • Never

8. Is your child sensitive to environmental noises, such as rain on the roof?

  • Always
  • Sometimes
  • Never

9. Does your child respond favorably when she hears a piece of music?

  • Always
  • Sometimes
  • Never

10. Does your child sing songs that she's learned outside the classroom?

  • Always
  • Sometimes
  • Never

Your Results:

1. Does your child tell you when music sounds off-key or disturbing in some other way?
Sometimes

2. Does your child remember the melodies of songs?
Sometimes

3. Does your child have a good singing voice? Can she sing in tune?
Sometimes

4. Does your child play a musical instrument or sing in a choir or other group? If he's in preschool: Does your child like to play percussion instruments and/or sing in a group?
Sometimes

5. Does your child have a rhythmic way of speaking or moving?
Sometimes

6. Does your child unconsciously hum to herself?
Sometimes

7. Does your child tap rhythmically on the table as he works?
Sometimes

8. Is your child sensitive to environmental noises, such as rain on the roof?
Sometimes

9. Does your child respond favorably when she hears a piece of music?
Sometimes

10. Does your child sing songs that she's learned outside the classroom?
Sometimes

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