'New Clothes' for a new year! A vain emperor gets more than he bargained for when two weavers promise to make him a suit with special powers. Listen to 'The Emperor's New Clothes,' the latest episode of Classical Kids Storytime, featuring music by George Frideric Handel and original 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?
Go on a magical adventure with a girl named Clara as she is whisked away by a nutcracker prince to the Kingdom of Sweets. Give the gift of classical music by sharing this classic tale -- and Tchaikovsky's unforgettable melodies -- with your little ones this holiday season.
Children have delighted in the telling of Clement Moore's classic "A Visit From St. Nicholas" -- with its famous opening line, "'Twas the night before Christmas" -- for nearly 200 years. This holiday season, we've produced a special version of the beloved tale with timeless classical music that's just right for a cozy story time. So gather the little ones around, and share the joys of this seasonal favorite accompanied by the music you love.
Welcome to Classical Kids Storytime! Today's story is all about a young woman who has many names all around the world, but you probably know her best as Cinderella. Our classical version is based on Rossini's famous opera and features illustrations by Nancy Carlson.
Once upon a time, a brother and sister named Hansel and Gretel were abandoned deep in the forest. They were taken in by a wicked witch, who planned to cook the children for dinner. Find out what happened next in 'Hansel and Gretel,' the latest episode of Classical Kids Storytime, featuring music by Engelbert Humperdinck and Richard Strauss, with original illustrations by Nancy Carlson.