Music notes

Let's Band Together!

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Today’s adventure is sure to be a high note: we’re going to explore music!

Learn how to create and play your own instruments so you can put on a show. March to a different beat? Try listening to music while creating a unique piece of art. You can also learn how music works (and create your own loops) by experimenting with Chrome Music Labs and Ableton's Learning Music website.

Do you know the bass-ic science behind music and sound? Take a look at the great videos and activities that we’ve drummed up—pick whatever strikes a chord with you! The library also has many great books on music to explore, so grab your library card to check these out.

Ready? Let’s rock!

Musical Crafts

Simple Musical Crafts for Kids: 12 Rainy Day Projects

Music Crafts for Kids: Guitars, Tambourines, and More!

42 Splendidly Creative Homemade Musical Instruments

Musical Activities and Games

Top 10 Popular Music Kids Activities

Fun Music Activities for Preschoolers

50+ Incredibly Creative Music Activities for Kids

20 Fun Music Games for the Classroom

Experiment With Music

Chrome Music Lab

Ableton: Learning Music

Ableton: Learn How Synthesizers Work

Learn the Science of Music

PBS Learning Media: The Science of Music and Sound

3 Cool Musical Science Experiments for Kids

The Science of Sound for Kids

Videos

Bill Nye the Science Guy and the Science of Music

SciShow Kids: What Makes Music Sound So Good?

SciShow Kids: What is Sound?

Books

Tumblebooks (Search "music")

Have your library card ready?

OverDrive has some great fiction books with a musical theme.

There are some great non-fiction books on Hoopla - just use the search term "music."