Have you wanted to teach your kids about classical music, but felt intimidated because you didn’t know much about it? Classics for Kids is a great site that will teach you and your kids all about classical music with fun, educational radio programs and other features. You can listen to current and past week shows as well as play games such as the Note Name Game and Rockin’ Rhythm Master, and you can even compose your own music! It’s a great site for kids to get familiar with instruments, composers and classical music in general. The Musical Dictionary has recordings of how all the instruments sound, and if click on Hear the Music, you can listen to entire pieces of great classical music.
For more fun with classical music, you’ll want to check out Beethoven’s Wig: Sing Along Symphonies. Each of the 4 albums contains classical music set to hilarious words. The albums contain both the silly version and the regular version, and they are a GREAT way to introduce kids to the classics in a non-stuffy kind of way.