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Welcome

Our goal is to provide healing experiences for children of all ages through performing arts, music, and media. Over the decades, we've fulfilled this mission by providing Therapeutic Music Entertainment at hundreds of hospitals and special care centers, bringing a bit of hope and fun wherever we've gone. We’ve also done this by providing individualized Music Therapy for children in need – making a big difference in the way some special kids learn, move and communicate.

Our online Playground gives children access to the healing power of music anytime, anywhere. And for those adults who love and care for these children, they too should be able to learn about and experience the therapeutic benefits of music.

The messages in KidLinks music gives all kids a healthy, safe and positive way to connect with their emotions. Take a child that is angry over her little brother knocking over her toys. Our song "Breathe In, Breath Out" recognizes that the frustration a young child feels can cause her to “scream & shout, and squirm & pout – things being angry sometimes makes kids do!” But the little girl in the song realizes she’s “not having any fun,” and so she starts to breathe in and out! The song helps her to “shake it off” and calm down. It’s a super fun song that passes on a life skill message that sticks - and that’s the power of KidLinks’ music! (Our CEO’s favorite real life example!)

With the right message, music can help children positively engage in their current environment, reduce their level of stress and help in expression of their feelings. With your help, kids everywhere can have these musical hugs! Will you help? Donate HERE.

KidLinks is Award-Winning

Since that first smile more than 30 years ago, we’ve made thousands of visits to children’s hospitals, special care centers and medical camps across the country. More than 130,000 of our cassettes, CDs and songbooks have been distributed across the world. And several of our productions have received prestigious recognition including Parents’ Choice Awards, Omni Intermedia Silver Awards, and Telly Awards.

But most importantly…

- We’ve helped Fiona relax and sleep before chemotherapy

- We’ve made Josh laugh so hard he cried

- We’ve helped Mary improve her memory and ability to focus

- We’ve motivated Brian to move his body when he previously could or would not

- We see little miracles like this every day thanks to the healing power of music and the generosity of people like you!

KidLinks Playground

KidLinks enables children to enjoy inspiring original music, animated and sing-along videos and character-building activities on our online Playground. All content is reviewed and approved by Early Childhood Specialists prior to going live. This content can ease fears prior to admission, provide comfort while hospitalized and inspire long after discharge.

The music and messages which have been lovingly created by our team and other amazing artists, have been distributed across a wide variety of platforms, including iTunes, Spotify, YouTube, and more. The music is organized into broad categories, such as Imagination and Healing. For a complete listing of all KidLinks songs and corresponding categories, subcategories, and messaging, please view the KidLinks Music Database.

The songs in the Music Therapy category have an accompanying "Song Crate", which includes worksheets and resources created by our Music Therapists.

Parents can feel good about letting their children explore KidLinks whether they have an identified special need or not. KidLinks is a place where kids can go to have some fun, feel safe and know that they are not alone!

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