The Canadian team behind Little Composers have created what may be the best music apps for younger kids, and they’re available on all tablets, smartphones, Macs and PCs. ~ Kevin McGuire

4 of the best free music apps for kids

These easy to use interactive music apps lay the groundwork for composing, playing, sight-reading and ear training.  To try any of the apps simply touch a picture.


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What if your child has an ear for music but isn’t yet at the reading stage? Well, with the help of some elephants, dolphins and giraffes even the young ones can enjoy the gifts that music brings

Pre Piano Keyboard

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This is the app to continue with once miniMAL has been mastered. The color-coded keyboard is perfect for visual learners of all ages and shortens the learning curve to just hours instead of weeks

Pre Piano Lessons

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By popular request, we developed the Pre Piano Lessons app to give our little composers a smooth transition from composing to performing the compositions they make

Ear Training

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Little Composers is more than just an app. It’s a group of apps that together lay the groundwork for amazing things to come. Ear training is crucial which is why we are including it right from the beginning

NEW: Coming this fall

Video-based online courses that teach composition, music notation and even “how to mentor a child”. Successful candidates get a beautiful music certificate from the Little Composers School of Music & Composition. For support reasons, class sizes are limited to 20 students. For a limited time, the course cost is free. You can pre enroll now

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If your child loves music then please make time to play.
In 10 years from now you will be glad you did.