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Kid's Music

11 Grown-Up Songs To Play When You Can't Listen To 'Frozen' One More Time

Elizabeth Broadbent | Posted 02.01.2015 | Parents
Elizabeth Broadbent

If the Frozen soundtrack has you thinking about an ice pick to the brain, here's a playlist both you and the kids can love.

An Anthem For Boys Who Wear Dresses

Jeff Bogle | Posted 10.05.2014 | Parents
Jeff Bogle

As a dad to a pair of older kids, I've observed that playtime is more wonderful when there are fewer rules, especially ones that bring gender into the equation.

The Beginning of the Rainbow

Jeff Bogle | Posted 09.14.2014 | Parents
Jeff Bogle

Kids cannot develop a worldview if the world is kept from them and they cannot learn empathy if they are unaware of the struggles of others -- past and present.

3 Pearls of Wisdom From the Queen of Children's Music

Jordan Lloyd Bookey | Posted 06.28.2014 | Parents
Jordan Lloyd Bookey

If you are the parent of a child under the age of 7, you need to get to know Laurie Berkner. Berkner created the "kindie" genre, or as I like to call it, "kids' music that parents like, too."

hey Don't Make Music like They Used to (and Other Lies We Tell Ourselves Because We're Afraid of Becoming Irrelevant)

Oren Miller | Posted 06.11.2014 | Parents
Oren Miller

When the first crappy music makes it into our house, I will sit my kids down, play the entire Pink Floyd discography, then The Beatles, then Simon & Garfunkel. And Bjork. And Death Cab for Cutie. And Arcade Fire. Then The Velvet Underground. Then Talking Heads.

136 Songs Your Kids Will Love (That Won't Drive You Insane)

The Huffington Post | Ellie Krupnick | Posted 03.19.2014 | Parents

Basically, Pharrell's "Happy" is the best thing to happen to car rides since books on tape.

Grab a Ukulele: Sharing Music With Your Kids

Deborah Stambler | Posted 07.28.2013 | Arts
Deborah Stambler

Talking with Heidi Swedberg about her music makes me want to quit my job, learn how to play ukulele and follow her on her latest tour singing and playing.

Make Music for Everyone

Evan Curran | Posted 02.11.2013 | Entertainment
Evan Curran

For children, listening to music is like dreaming. Kids connect to the raw data feed and interface directly with the sound waves. I know this because I work in a school and I play music with kids almost every day. Also, I was a kid, once.

Sound Art Talks About Music Education

Catherine Goldwyn | Posted 01.14.2013 | Los Angeles
Catherine Goldwyn

Imagine the most challenged communities getting a simple music class once a week. Imagine linking those communities with each other across the nation. Imagine Sound Art.

Kids Music That Rocks! Exclusive Video Premiere by Justin Roberts

Elizabeth Thorp | Posted 01.06.2013 | Parents
Elizabeth Thorp

Our brood loves GRAMMY Nominee Justin Roberts. He's been called the "Paul McCartney of kids music" and mixes folk, punk, pop, and eighties ballads with a little Schoolhouse Rock.

Where Kids Can Learn To Love Music

Sherrie Nachman | Posted 11.18.2012 | Travel
Sherrie Nachman

Tanglewood, the summer home of the Boston Symphony Orchestra, makes it incredibly easy to introduce even young children to the joys of music.

MADVENTURES With Caspar BabyPants

Carolyn Ossorio | Posted 12.31.2011 | Parents
Carolyn Ossorio

During a recent interview I had the chance to chat with Chris Ballew about his journey away from rock star status and his drift toward a new voice, Caspar Babypants, and the courage to follow his gut instead of his head.

How Learning Music Can Enhance Kids' Brain Development

Christine Carter, PhD | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Christine Carter, PhD

A new website where kids can create music desires to spread the joy of music creation to millions regardless of skill, training or economic status.