Four friends -- a violin, viola, cello and bass -- are nervous about meeting their new owners. Will the young musicians learn to play properly and treat their string instruments with care? Find out in 'KinderLute,' the latest episode of Classical Kids Storytime, featuring music by Samuel Coleridge-Taylor and illustrations by Eusebius Williams.
Classical music has many proven benefits, but one of the great ones is the ability to calm kids down and lull them to sleep. So we put together a special stream great for bedtime, naptime or maybe just timeout.
Easy and familiar 15 minute classical playlists to get you going with classical. Lunchtime, bath time or study time -– put one of these on and give young ones at least 15 minutes of classical every day.
Each Saturday at 8 a.m. central, Lynne Warfel hosts Classical Kids Corner, a presentation of classical music for kids (and their grown-ups) based on listener requests. Do you have a favorite work you'd like to share with your family?
There once was a hare who loved to brag about his speed. The hare also loved to tease other animals, until one day, when the slowest animal in the forest challenged him to a race. Who won? Find out in 'The Tortoise and the Hare,' the latest episode of Classical Kids Storytime, featuring music by Alexander Borodin and original illustrations by Nancy Carlson.
Casey steps up to the plate for the Mudville Nine, but can he save the day for the woeful baseball team? Find out what happens in 'Casey at the Bat,' the latest episode of Classical Kids Storytime, featuring Americana classical music and original illustrations by Nancy Carlson.
Disney pitched 'Beauty and the Beast' as a 'tale as old as time,' but we're retelling the 18th-century French story with a classical twist as the latest episode of Classical Kids Storytime -- featuring music by great French composers and enchanting illustrations by Nancy Carlson.
Classical Kids Storytime meets 15 Common Core State Standards for English Language Arts, Reading, and Literature in grades K-5. The standards offer a focus for instruction each year and help ensure that students gain adequate exposure to a range of texts and tasks.