Children's / Kid's Music Resources on the Web
- Becky's Campfire Songbook
A great site for finding children's songs, this site has a large listing of
songs sung around campfires and at youth group meetings for years. Organized
by type such as rounds, action songs, silly songs and more. There are also
ideas for skits, campfire planning, guide songs and links to other song sites.
- Best Children's Music
A helpful, time-saving resource for parents and teachers who are looking for the very best in children's music CDs, tapes and more.
The largest collection of children's music on the Internet - with lyrics, videos, and music for over 2000 kid's songs and nursery rhymes.
- Children's Music - LDS Church Music
Resources for children's music found on the LDS Church Music Web Site and the Primary Web Site, plus some additional music for children not available elsewhere.
- Childrens Music Portal
Featuring information, resources, articles, links, and music for and by artists, educators, parents and children.
- Children's Music Workshop
A music education company which specializes in a variety of products and services including custom designed band and orchestra method books, school site music instruction, instrument sales and rentals, music education advocacy and more.
- The Children's Music Network
The Children's Music Network shares life-affirming, multicultural music for, by, and with young people.
- Classics for Kids
Classical music's great composers come to life through music and stories.
- Creating Music
A children's online creative music environment for children of all ages. It's a place for kids to compose music, play with musical performance, music games and music puzzles.
- Free Kids Radio
Kids radio on AOL Radio offers free kids stations online.
- KIDiddles (Not your Average Kids' site)
Offers the lyrics to hundreds of children's songs and lullabies, as well as stories, games, contests and other fun stuff!
- Mama Lisa's World: Children's Songs and Nursery Rhymes of All Nations
"The intent of this site is to give people a sense of the nursery rhymes and songs sung by or to children in cultures around the world." Site provides words and music and was created by Lisa Yannucci.
- The Mozart Effect
In the early 1990's, the Mozart Effect theory was developed. It asserted that listening to the music of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart can actually boost IQ in people, especially small children. Others have theorized that the boost to intelligence is temporary and actually a boost in focus instead. This explores the different facets of the Mozart Effect. Presents evidence and objections and urges you to draw your own conclusions about this intriguing theory.
- M.U.S.I.C. - Musicians United for Songs in the Classroom, Inc.
A nonprofit organization promoting arts integration through the study of popular music.
- Music For Minors
A non-profit organization founded in 1975, dedicated to nurturing in children a life long love of music.
- Music Without Borders
A virtual visit to World Music classrooms. The BC Teachers' Federation hosts this site that includes ideas and learning resources for teachers interested in working with world music in the classroom.
New York Philharmonic Kidszone
Hear instruments, watch interviews with musicians and follow this orchestra
around the world. You will also learn about composers, creating music and
about the symphony's conductors. There is also a teacher resource center with
curriculum ideas and lesson plans.
- The Piano Education
A comprehensive and informative site in both English and Spanish, that offers
information on the history and development of the piano; buying and caring
for a piano; how to find a teacher; teaching methods for adults and children;
reviews of piano and music software; links to midi and sheet music files;
as well as biographies and midi files of famous composers.
- Putumayo Kids
Explore and celebrate the cultures of the world through music. There are also links for parents and kids and a "Sing along" link.
- Ready, Set, Music! Music Resources For Educators
A list of music resources for educators, including music history, famous musicians, sheet music, and much more.
- Resource for Learning and Playing Musical Instruments
A guide to a variety of musical instruments found in an orchestra. Some, like the violin, are traditionally found in the set-up, while others, such as the saxaphone or the marimba might be only found in special arrangements. There are also resources for how to practice the instruments as well as take care of them.
- San Francisco Symphony Kids
A music learning website for children and families.
- Sesame Music Zone
Sesame Workshop's online music learning center for children and grownups to enjoy together. There's interactive educational games and activities led by Sesame Street friends. Sing along with Bob McGrath, dance with Zoe, or tap a beat with Oscar. This is "the largest music fun and learning site on the web with endless hours of interactive musical play." You need both Shockwave 8.5 or above and the Beatnik Xtra to run the programs.
- Sing Along Songs (Midis and Lyrics)
Presented by the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences as a means of introducing kids to science and research interests.
- Songs for Scouts
This site has lots of good old campfire songs, silly and gross songs, holiday songs, chants, and other songs you might have remembered as a Girl or Boy Scout or as a camper anywhere.
- Songs for Teaching
At SongsForTeaching.com, they listen to all of the music we recommend, selecting music that they hope you (and your students!) will find enjoyable and educationally useful. Whenever possible, they try to offer printable lyrics and teaching tips.
- The Teacher's Guide Children's Songs Page
Offers lyrics and MIDI files for dozens of popular children's songs.
Online Music Resources