The following sites all offer a range of entertaining and informative activities to develop pupils' skills, knowledge and musical creativity.
( As with all internet sites, please remember to monitor your child's usage.)
BBC BitesizeLots of different clips to explain the musical elements.
Classics for KidsThis 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.
Sphynx KidsLots of information, interactive learning and games about music.
Creating Music Lots of online music creation and interactive games involving composition.
Online Music GamesA comprehensive list of music education sites for games and interactive learning.
Musical MysteriesMUSICAL MYSTERIES iThe Music Curriculum for Key Stage 1 and 2 (7-11 year olds). The resource helps pupils to explore basic musical concepts in sound, rhythm and mood.
Nursery Rhymes and Songs for Early YearsAnimations of some of the best-known traditional nursery rhymes, many sung by BBC Children's TV presenters, with music that your children will love! They're an ideal resource to support a range of Early Years objectives, whether used in a nursery, reception class, or at home.
Ableton's MusicIf you know nothing about music theory, this is the place to start. Ableton, a maker of musical instruments and a community for artists, created this course specifically for beginners.