Music & Sing-Alongs
Chrome Music Lab
A website that makes learning music more accessible through fun, hands-on experiments.
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
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
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
Arts & Crafts
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