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 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?
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.
Once upon a time, there was a happy-go-lucky dog named Apollo. He seemed to have a lot going for himself, but he wanted more -- especially when it came to food. Find out what happened to our greedy pup in 'The Dog and the Bone,' the latest episode of Classical Kids Storytime, featuring music by Edward Elgar and original illustrations by Nancy Carlson.
Once upon a time, in Ireland, there lived a 'gloomery' little girl named Nora. Restoring her smile would take a magical adventure and the intervention of woodland fairies. Listen to the Irish folk tale 'Nora Mavourneen and the Fairy Queen,' the latest episode of Classical Kids Storytime, featuring Irish music plus original illustrations by Nancy Carlson.