Resources for Teachers
For some fantastic ideas about music and the curriculum,
( Light, that is)
Thank you Irene for volunteering your time!
Want to find a specific song by a specific musician, or just see what's out there?
A comprehensive list of children's artists' websites, including ordering information and reviews.
Chuck of the Chuckleberries has created a database of children's performers. His site also has kids links, and a link to "charts" of best selling children's recordings.
A membership organization of children's performers, parents, kids, and others who believe that children's music can be a powerful medium for positive change. There's a very active email list for children's performers, a list of peace resources, and links to CMN members worldwide.
Lists children's performers and has reviews.
Or, consider joining our Children's Music Web listserv- a free email community
Want to hear some song recommendations for your curriculum?
Every month we make suggestions with links to sites.
Or, try Songs for Teaching
Want to have your class participate in the awards program, and get some free music for your class?
Every year, hundreds of classrooms participate worldwide. Your class ( ages anywhere from 0 to 12) can participate at no cost to you!
Participation is limited to the months of April through October- we'll be starting a new round of judging in April 04. Please check back at our website then. The 2003 Awards are already completed.
Want to learn more about music education?
Deborah Pratt has created a wonderful resource for music educators of children aged 0 to 8.
Can't get a song out of your head?
(not a bad state, considering)
Sing along with your favorite songs on Kididdles
Check out songs in public domain at
Want to create a custom CD to use in class?
Make your own custom cd of kids songs at
Want to hear some great kids music on your computer?
Check out Penelope's Radio, with songs, stories, and comedy
for the young and the young at heart. It can be an inspiration to your kids.
Want to jazz up your language arts curriculum?
Why not make a radio program with your students? Find out how to create your own radio program- a great way to teach language arts!
Want to hear what other people think?
well, specifically about kids music
Fred Koch's wonderful site with reviews of quality music for kids
John writes for many parenting magazines, reviewing music and stories for kids.
His site also has links to other reviews.
for lots of information and opinions about the latest in children's music