Parents

This site is designed to help you introduce your child to classical music.

Music not only has the power to stimulate the mind, enrich the heart and soothe the soul; it can help children to think more creatively, develop craftsmanship and discipline and learn the value of excellence. The Parents section contains information that will help you guide your child's interest in music and its study successfully.

Here's what you'll find at classicsforkids.com:

Games
Great interactive games help a child learn more about music, rhythm and composers.

Instruments of the Orchestra
Hear the sounds of musical instruments and view pictures of them.

Musical Dictionary
Access musical definitions and audio samples of various kinds of music.

All of our of Classics for Kids Programs
The complete list of archived programs.

Collections of Music from Periods in Music History
Baroque, Impressionist, Romantic and more.

Our Bulletin Board
We love getting letters, postcards drawings from our friends! Send us your artwork to the Classics for Kids® Bulletin Board.

Be a Musical Explorer
Fun, musical guides help your children explore the Classics for Kids® website.

Tips and Advice
Helpful guidance for choosing an instrument, selecting a teacher and learning to practice properly

Books and Media
Many excellent books, videos and games that deal with music are currently available for children. Classics for Kids® has compiled a list of some of these resources for you.

More Musical Resources
Explore our Musical Dictionary, find out about the Instruments of the Orchestra, see our collection of musical instruments by family, hear interviews with professionals who make music their career and discover more about Musical Eras.