Music & Sing-Alongs

Chrome Music Lab

A website that makes learning music more accessible through fun, hands-on experiments.

Emily Arrow

is temporarily doing a sing-along on Mondays and Fridays at 1pm EST

JBrary School-age

has lots of sing-alongs, rhymes, and storytime songs

Make your Own Instruments (YouTube)

Plastic Spoon Maracas

DIY Musical Instruments

Jingle Bracelets

Making a Tom Tom Drum

Four Easy to Make Instruments

Easy to Make Instruments from Music Together

Homemade Oboes with Straws

Kazoo with Toilet Paper Tubes

Chimes with Keys & Coat Hangers

Ryan’s World DIY Instruments!

Homemade Bottle Flute

Pan Flute out of Straws

Recording Archives

Alan Lomax • Folklorist

University of California Santa Barbara • Cylinder Archive


An extensive collection of the original medium for recording – wax cylinders!

?? British Library • Sounds


An impressive collection not limited to music. Music is sorted into Classical, Popular, and World/Traditional, plus a section on Recording/Sound history.

?? Virtual Gramophone • Library and Archives Canada

Virtual Gramophone is a multimedia website devoted to the early days of Canadian recorded sound, providing an overview of the 78-rpm era in Canada. The database contains information for 78-rpm and cylinder recordings released in Canada from 1900 to 1950, as well as foreign recordings featuring Canadian artists and/or compositions. Each database record provides information about an original recording, such as its title and performer, relevant dates, and details about the label and disc.

National Jukebox • Library of Congress Archives

The Library of Congress presents the National Jukebox, which makes historical sound recordings available to the public free of charge. The Jukebox includes recordings from the extraordinary collections of the Library of Congress Packard Campus for Audio Visual Conservation and other contributing libraries and archives.

Aboriginal Canadian Music Links

National Arts Centre

Native Drums

Arts & Crafts

Hello Kids

Colouring pages, kids’ drawing tutorials, crafts and other activities

The National Gallery of Art Kids Art Zone

Create an interactive still life, design a moving sculpture, decorate a 17th- century dollhouse, or construct a collage

The Best Ideas for Kids

Features crafts and other activities

All Kids Network

thousands of fun kids activities like kids crafts, worksheets, coloring pages, printable mazes, and more


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