For this month’s MAKE&DO at home we have put together the top 5 essential, beautifully designed, playful & creative music making apps for children.
Each month we pick you a no fuss, easy-peasy activity to set-up but that has boundless playfulness, laughs, and creativity for you and your little ones. This month we’re MAKING MUSIC at home.
You and your kiddos wont be able to put these down! Be prepared for some serious belly laughs with ‘Singing Fingers’ while you paint with sound. There are endless possibilities. Let us know what you come up with on facebook
Loopimal I Children Age 5+
€3.99 on iTunes / App Store (only)
This is by far one of the cutest children’s music apps you will find. Children can create quirky animation sequences for different animals and create endless loops of melodies, rhythms or movements. A brilliant introduction to creating musical loops for children as young as 5. It’s also non-lingual so there are no words – it’s super intuitive, fun and easy to use.
Kapu Bloom Tunes I Children 0 – 3+
€1.99 on iTunes // €2.45 on Android
This is a lovely easy app that toddlers and parents can use together. Kapu Bloom Tunes combines two wonderful pastimes, creating music and painting. An introduction for early years melody making through painting and nature.
Brown Bear Animal Parade I Children 4+
€2.99 I iTunes I Android
Join the lovable Brown Bear as he explores his world and encounters new friends. Meet Red Bird, Yellow Duck, Green Frog and other characters. Color the animals and have fun creating your own unique sounds and music. Children will love recording their voices as they sing along and make their own animal noises.
Singing Fingers I Children 4+
€0.99 on iTunes I or try Sing n Paint on Android
Singing Fingers lets you finger paint with sound. Just touch the screen while you make a sound, and colorful paint appears. Touch the paint to play back the sound again! You can paint your own musical instrument and play it, play with your voice, experiment with sounds, or create whatever else you can imagine.
Puffing Rock Music App I Children 4+
€1.99 on iTunes I Android
A gorgeous app where children can explore and remix the music of Puffin Rock. Through subtle movements, children can arrange their own Puffin Rock themes and music. Move a character onto a platform and hear their special music play, or tap a mushroom to bring in some percussion.