Bring the Noise: Explore
Build on our Bring the Noise songs and videos with a whole host of free games, activities and learning ideas - perfect for encouraging music development beyond the classroom.
Scroll down for our three different sections of content, covering additional learning activities, profiles of musicians and additional games and quizzes.
Continue your music journey anywhere and any time with this collection of games, activities and discussion suggestions.
Watch your fantastic 'I Am a Robot' dances
Children from across the UK showed us their best I Am a Robot sign language dances - watch the compilation music video here.
Colour in your own bunting for VE Day 75
Join in with your BBC Local Radio and ‘Great British Bunting’ by making and displaying this bunting in your window to mark VE Day 75.
Meet the musicians and instruments of National Pioneers
Get to know the musicians and instruments that appear in the video storybook series National Pioneers.
How to write a song with your children
Dame Evelyn Glennie and Omar with tips for a music jam session.
Orchestral Families: Which musical instrument is right for you?
Explore the instruments of the BBC Philharmonic and choose the one you want to learn.
How eco-friendly is your favourite instrument?
Making your instrument greener could help reduce the amount of waste the UK currently generates.
Create your own lullaby with Gregory Porter
They've been part of parenting for thousands of years, singing a lullaby to get a baby or small child to sleep is a tradition that spans countries and cultures.
Music can provide 'sense of achievement' for autistic children
Musician Amy Newhouse-Smith describes the positive reaction her son gets from playing music.
New Year's Resolution: Learn an instrument in 2020
A guide to what to look for if you're considering picking up a musical instrument in 2020.
BBC Philharmonic performances
Explore the workings of an orchestra by watching performances of specially composed songs.
About Bring the Noise
Find out more about a new initiative to inspire every child to become a musician and discover the joys of music-making.
Discover how a wide variety of musicians discovered their callings and how it can inspire your own music education journey.
Gregory Porter performs Hands in the Air
Gregory Porter gives his take on specially composed song Hands in the Air.
Bjorn Ulvaeus: Reasons why music is important for children
"Every child deserves to have a teacher who tries to teach them music", says Abba's Bjorn Ulvaeus.
CeCe Sammy: Music helped me recover from near-death experience
CeCe's life was turned upside down when she suffered a sudden brain aneurysm, which left her in a coma.
Sing along to Winter Wonderland with Gregory Porter
Join soul singer Gregory Porter in this Bedtime Stories lullaby of a wintry classic.
Lil Nas X 'amazing feeling' of number one hit
Lil Nas X has revealed how months before having a number one hit with Old Town Road he was sleeping on his sister's floor.
Omar: Music makes me 'happy and relaxed'
Omar describes how music can change his mood and give him energy.
Fun and Games
Take a break with our articles about unusual music facts and music-themed quizzes.
Why music from our teens stays with us forever
How a reminiscence bump in our brains means the soundtrack of our teenage years sticks with us forever.
5 women who have made their career in music
The gender balance in music is in the headlines but how hard is to make a successful career in the music industry? Five women explain how they hit the top of their profression.
Infamous fails from the Super Bowl half-time Show
Some of the most memorable moments from the Super Bowl half-time breaks.
Gathered Round the Christmas Tree sing-along
Our special CBeebies sing-along film featuring schools from around the UK.
Would Dickens have shown carol singers the door?
Was Dickens as much as a fan of Christmas as we think?
Five times Coldplay did the most Coldplay thing
From the Super Bowl to placing classified ads in local newspapers. How to behave if you're one of the world's biggest bands.
When is it acceptable to start playing Christmas songs?
Is it ever too early for festive hits? How peaking too soon might ruin your Christmas.
The secrets of a spectacular musical firework display
Synchronisation and a feel for music are key in setting fireworks to songs.
Sports stars who sing
From 1980s footballers to top tennis stars, these sporting heroes tried a second career in the music biz.
Magic moments from Jools Holland's annual hootenanny
Some of the greatest appearances from almost three decades of musical new years.
War of the Worlds music quiz
A new adaptation of the H.G. Wells novel is coming to BBC One. Test your knowledge of the 1970s musical version.
How reggae conquered the world
The Jamaican sound that influences artists like Sean Paul, Rihanna, Protoje and Chronixx.