Online Music Resources for Families
We have picked some of our favourite resources associated with music for all ages, abilities and interests. If you have any that you would particularly like to recommend, please email them to email@example.com
- BBC Ten Pieces opens up the world of classical music to 7-14 year olds through exciting films, lesson plans, instrumental arrangements and live events
- Bring the Noise from the BBC have compiled some great at-home musical ideas for primary aged children including videos, resources, games and teaching tips . We particularly like these games and activities, orchestral details,
- Myleene Klass is hosting demonstrations around music theory on her YouTube channel
- American music educators Prodigies Music Lessons are offering a 21 free trial of their music lessons focused on rhythm, singing and hand-signing using bells, xylophones, pianos, recorders or ukuleles, then charges are available on a discounted monthly basis.
- ABRSM have made their Classical 100 resource, a collection of 100 carefully selected pieces of music and activities for families to share.
- The film education charity 'Into Film' have a special spotlight on film music section for primary aged children that includes Shaun the Sheep and Disney films
- The Music Mark website has put together a list of recommended online resources for home and school.
- The CBeebies section of iPlayer features the full televised performance of the CBeebies Proms and you can find a music section on the CBeebies website full of games and activities for music and dance
- The CBBC website music section has song clips, chart information, quizzes, performances and you can also check out music tutorials from Andy and the Band on their minisite
- imusic-school has a fantastic range of useful musical tools including metronomes, tuners and chord charts in their 'musician's toolbox' section which are designed to be useful and intuitive
- The Royal Albert Hall have produced some exclusive content with special activities, videos and cross-curricular activities involving music.
- The BBC Teach Ten Pieces project has the aim of opening up the world of classical music to 7 to 14 year olds with films, lesson plans and inclusive resources
- Streaming services such as Spotify and Amazon Music have playlists specifically aimed at families and children including Disney, KidzBop and Sticky Kids.
- Yousician and Fender are great web and device apps that have free trial options and are probably more suitable for older children interested in technique
- Finally, don't forget to check out our Pinterest board of music activities and resources