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Art & Music for Kids

Learn about drawing, painting, music, and more!

Artcyclopedia: Search by artist, artwork, movement, medium or nationality to find works of art online and artist biographies.

Coloring with Leo: Explore the world of art through interactive games, hands-on activities, and lessons with a young Leonardo da Vinci.

Creative Kids Central: Creative Kids Central encourages young people to explore the power and beauty of classical music. Co-sponsored by Classical KUSC 91.5 in Los Angeles and the Creative Kids Education Foundation, this site is primarily aimed at children aged 7-9, their families, and caregivers.

Daria Music: World Music With DARIA is a website from this multiple award-winning educator and musician. The website was given a 2009 Parent's Choice Award for its family-friendly introduction of world music to young people and its resources for teachers, parents, and special education professionals. The instrument section allows children to color, hear and find pdf instructions on how to make world music instruments such as cajónes (box drums), didgeridoos, shekeres, pow-wow drums, and guiros along with cultural background information.

Discovery Education: B. J. Pinchbeck's Homework Helper for Art and Music: Find art and music Websites.

DSO Kids - Dallas Symphony Kids: Welcome to the Dallas Symphony Orchestras' "magical world" of musical fun and learning for students, parents, and teachers. The music room is filled with information about musical instruments, composers, and music periods as well as the Dallas Symphony. Look for games, activities, and a library of music clips highlighting composers, instruments, musical notes, and national anthems from selected countries. A teacher’s lounge provides information for the classroom.

Kidzone with the New York Philharmonic: Discover the world of the New York Philharmonic and go backstage to learn about their music and instruments. Explore famous composers, play games, and create music of your own.

MakeBeliefsComix: Make your own comics online with this online comic generator from author Bill Zimmerman.

Mr. Rogers’ Neighborhood: Includes activities for kids as well as show-related information for kids and parents.

NGA Kids: View the guided online exhibits for kids by clicking on the works of art and following the arrows, or scroll down from the main page for more adventures from the National Gallery of Art.

San Francisco Symphony for Kids: This site provides information about instruments, a music basics tutorial, and a listing of family programs and activities at the San Francisco Symphony.

Sing-Along Songs: Can’t remember the words to a favorite song? Don't remember the tune? Search this site and find both lyrics and music files for many classic songs.

Tate Kids: Children can create their own artwork, upload their artwork and create their own gallery on this website. Children can play games and watch films. Ideas for creating arts and crafts are included. An adult zone includes the internet safety clause, lessons for teachers, and ideas for parents to use with their children.

Teoría: This is a great site for music theory.