The goal of education is to cultivate a well-rounded and harmonious person. In the course of more than ten years of teaching, it is found that many students have high IQ, strong learning ability, excellent performance, but weak social, cooperation, organization and coordination ability of low emotional intelligence phenomenon. In such an environment over time, the student is easy to have problems in learning communication and interpersonal, influence the students establish good psychological quality of human relationships, severe cases can lead to mental health problems, at the same time, it is not in conformity with the Chinese students in the development of core literacy cultivation of “all-round development of people” education goals. Therefore, the cultivation of emotional intelligence is very crucial and important in the process of children's growth and education. Music is an art of expressing emotions, it is able to link the human feelings, and emotional intelligence is a personal emotional mind power, using music the art of “emotion”, help children to open the doors of the emotional communication, let the students feel the music in the music activities in rich emotions and different forms of music to understand different ways of emotional expression, and rich emotional world. Early childhood is a critical period for brain development, and also a sensitive period for music. At the same time, emotional intelligence is also formed in early childhood. Therefore, the influence of music education on emotional intelligence is particularly important. This paper analyzes the influence of music education on children's emotional intelligence training, analyzes and studies how to cultivate children's emotional intelligence through music, so as to achieve the educational goal of students' all-round development.