While learning a Ukulele is fun and a great avenue for children to express their creativity, there are actually some excellent health benefits, both physically and mentally, to learning the ukulele at a young age.
Emotionally, children are rewarded with a sense of achievement, while at the same time exercising their social skills while surrounded by a community of children with a common interest.
Academically, students who participate in music see improvements in their math skills. Music theory, note reading, and rhythm comprehension are math related creating a synergy between the two subjects. Furthermore, concentration skills are improved as students focus on the many simultaneous aspects of learning an instrument.