Best Music Apps for Kids

Turn your mobile device into an instrument with these amazing apps. One of the only ways to fit a piano in your pocket.

Browse Best Music Apps for Kids

AGE
2
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Silly sing-along great for toddlers, except for in-app buys.
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Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire
(2014)
AGE
2
QUALITY
 
Simple and engaging music app for toddlers encourages touch.
csm_app
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2011)
AGE
2
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Great play-along music app for little ones; upgrade is fab.
csm_app
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2012)
AGE
3
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Learn ABCs by listening and seeing musical instruments.
csm_app
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2011)
AGE
3
QUALITY
 
Music app for preschoolers teaches coordination, listening.
csm_app
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2011)
AGE
3
QUALITY
 
Learn about instruments through a rhyming alphabet story.
csm_app
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2011)
AGE
3
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Innovative music app gets young kids composing.
csm_app
Devices: iPad
(2012)
AGE
3
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Kids pick up knowledge about tone and rhythm as they play.
csm_app
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2011)
AGE
3
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Super cute music app lets kids mix beats and sounds.
csm_app
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2012)
AGE
3
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Great variety in engaging activities for little music fans.
csm_app
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Fire phone, Kindle Fire, Nook HD
(2014)
AGE
4
QUALITY
 
Brian Eno creates a connection between music and art.
csm_app
Devices: iPad
(2010)
AGE
4
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Fun music exploration app helps kids learn to play by ear.
csm_app
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire
(2013)
AGE
4
QUALITY
 
Book app teaches song components, delights with mini-games.
csm_app
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2011)
AGE
4
QUALITY
 
Toddlers can turn iPhone into piano keys that play.
csm_app
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2010)
AGE
4
QUALITY
 
Underwater-themed music app teaches notes and musicianship.
csm_app
Devices: iPad
(2011)
AGE
5
QUALITY
 
Instructional keyboard fun, with a grown-up or alone.
csm_app
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2011)
AGE
5
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Modern, engaging intro to the fineries of classical music.
csm_app
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2011)
AGE
7
QUALITY
 
Clever twist brings sense of motion to music rhythm game.
csm_app
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2011)
AGE
7
QUALITY
 
Whimsical piano lets players tap into creativity.
csm_app
Devices: iPad
(2010)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Groovy music game requires rhythm and logic.
csm_app
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2012)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
Playful yet challenging rhythm game.
csm_app
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2010)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Music app offers original, endless listening experiences.
csm_app
Devices: iPad
(2012)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
Pricey but clean Guitar Hero-like app is best of its class.
csm_app
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2010)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Stellar videos, interactive features make beautiful music.
csm_app
Devices: iPad
(2015)
AGE
11
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Explore the world of music through fun but serious quizzes.
csm_app
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2014)
AGE
11
QUALITY
 
Oddly addictive music rhythm game a clever surprise.
csm_app
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2011)
AGE
12
QUALITY
 
Wonderful audio tool caters to sophisticated music-makers.
csm_app
Devices: iPad
(2010)
AGE
13
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Popular Internet radio app great for discovering new music.
csm_app
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire
(2011)
AGE
13
QUALITY
 
Fun way to make your own tunes; some iffy user uploads.
csm_app
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2011)
AGE
13
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Free playlists for every mood; no filter for iffy stuff.
csm_app
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire
(2012)
AGE
13
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
ID tunes instantly -- with iffy lyrics.
csm_app
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire
(2010)

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