Suggestions for music included in this publication have been taken from a variety of sources and represent age appropriate music. The list has been compiled to assist parents and adult caregivers in selecting music that would generally be suitable for children. It is by no means a complete and exhaustive listing of all available age appropriate music.
Ages Birth to 2 Years
Magic Mozart, by Baby Genius
As a child, Mozart and his family performed for lords, emperors, and royalty across Europe. You and your children can share this musical experience.
Dedicated to the One I Love, by Linda Ronstadt
A Grammy Award winner for Best Musical Album for Children. It is a collection of classic pop/rock tunes that are transformed into lullabies and ballads.
Daddies Sing Goodnight, by various artists
In this collection of songs, sung by men who are fathers and musicians, each song expresses the very special father’s love for his child.
Smart Music: Classical Music for Babies,
Cartime by The Baby School Co.
This Mozart and Tchaikovsky album is especially for long car rides.
Globalullabies, by Freyda Epstein
A lovely album of 12 love songs to your children in celebration of lullabies.
Return to Pooh Corner, by Kenny Loggins
Some of Loggins’ favorite children’s songs are featured in this Grammy nominated recording.
From playtime to sleepy time with music by Mozart.
Bedtime Beethoven, by Baby Genius
This collection is certain to soothe your child.
Sing with Me, by Pat the Bunny
This sing-along collection was inspired by the book, Pat the Bunny. It is performed for and by kids.
Favorite Nursery Rhymes, by Baby Genius
Favorite nursery rhymes will fascinate your baby with calm, peaceful music.
Lullaby: A Collection, by various artists
Lullabies and gentle songs are featured.
Lullabies: with Susan Mc Rae, Excelsior
Fifteen soothing songs for babies.
Jazz a Bye: Lullaby Classics, by various artists
Rock-a-Bye Baby, Mary Had a Little Lamb, Mocking Bird, and Brahms Lullaby are delightful with a traditional jazz sound.
Ages 2 to 5 Years
101 Favorite Children’s Songs, The Special Music Company
Favorites include “I’m a Little Teapot” and “Mary Had a Little Lamb.”
Carnival of the Animals, Camille Saint Saens, Symphony No. 3
Children will enjoy the delightful sounds and mood.
The Mozart Effect Music for Children, by Don Campbell
Three volumes with a variety of music:
Volume 1: Tune Up Your Mind
Volume 2: Relax, Daydream and Draw
Volume 3: Mozart in Motion
Elmo in Grouchland, by various artists
The soundtrack for the hit film “The Adventures of Elmo in Grouchland.”
Blue’s Big Treasure: A Musical Adventure, by Blues Clues
As your preschooler listens, they will help Steve find Blue’s favorite treasure.
I Love to Sing with Barney, by Barney
Kids sing about caring, learning, sharing, and using their imagination with their favorite purple dinosaur.
You Are Special, by Mr. Rogers
Sing along with Mr. Rogers in this merry collection of familiar and friendly tunes.
Red Grammer’s Favorite Sing Along Songs, by Red Grammer
Sing along with Red and delight in favorite traditional and folk songs on this album.
Baby Beluga, by Raffi
A tribute to the Arctic Beluga, the noisiest of all whales. Thirteen fun hits are included.
Counting Games and Rhythms for the Little Ones, by Ella Jenkins.
Children will develop memory, learn rhythm, coordination, vocal expression and basic concepts in this collection of songs and games.
Return to Pooh Corner, by Kenny Loggins
This is a Grammy nominated album featuring a selection of Loggins’ favorite children’s songs.
Can A Jumbo Jet Sing the Alphabet?, by Hap Palmer
Children develop vocabulary and concepts through delightful sing along songs.
Kids in Motion, by Greg & Steve
This collection of music and lyrics is designed for creative movement and encourages overall physical fitness, flexibility, and hearty exercise.
Sesame Street: Platinum All-Time Favorites, by Sony Wonder
Included in this collection are Sesame Street’s greatest hits.
Where is Thumbkin, by Kimbo
Included in this album are Where is Thumbkin, She’ll Be Comin’ Round That Mountain and other songs.
Baker Street, by Phil Baker
Features "the Limbo, " "Wiggle in my Toe," "The Freeze Rock," "The Rainbow Connection" and 10 more involving songs. Available in cassette only.
We Can Move, by Phil Baker
Heartfelt communication of positive values. Songs include: "Do the Swim," "The Conga Line," "The Hug Song," and "The Lion Sleeps Tonight." Available in cassette and CD.