Freedom Homeschooling

Art & Music Curriculum

Below you will find free homeschool art and music curriculum. If you’re looking for other subjects, click here.

C = Christian based curriculum

Art

Art for Kids Hub  (K to 8th)

Art for Kids Hub offers video tutorials of various art projects. Drawing, painting, sculpting, origami, and cutout crafts are all included. Many projects also include downloadable templates. While a paid subscription is available for an ad-free experience, it is not required to do the lessons.

Art Projects for Kids  (K to 8th)

This website provides arts and crafts tutorials. Many of the tutorials include printable step-by-step instructions or printable templates.

Arttango  (K to 5th)

Arttango offers free art lessons for grades kindergarten through 5th. There are 30 art education projects per grade for a total of 180 lessons. The lessons cover all the elements of art.

Dick Blick  (K to 12th)

This website offers an extensive collection of art lessons. Lessons on art history, drawing, fiber art, painting, printmaking, sculpture, and much more are available. The lessons plans are provided in pdf downloads. Some lessons also include a video.

Easy Peasy All-in-One Homeschool  (1st to 8th)  C

Courses are taught using a variety of online sources. Courses offered are Art: Ancient, Art: Early American, Art: Modern, and Art: Geography & Cultures. Each course is available at two different levels. Level L is for 1st through 4th grades, and Level M is for 5th through 8th grades. While these courses correspond with the history and music courses offered by Easy Peasy, they may also be taken on their own.

Easy Peasy All-in-One High School  (9th to 12th) C

Courses offered are Art Appreciation (one semester) and Professional Drawing (yearlong). These courses are taught using a variety of online sources.

Free Online Art Classes  (6th to 12th)

These online art classes teach a wide variety of art techniques using text and video-based instruction. Drawing, oil painting, acrylic painting, watercolor, printmaking, collages, and much more are covered.

FutureLearn  (9th to 12th)

FutureLearn offers several online art classes. Length and format vary from course to course. Availability of courses periodically changes.  Most of the courses are free to join, but there is an option to upgrade to access additional benefits, like the ability to qualify for a certificate.

Garden of Praise  (1st to 6th)  C

This art appreciation course covers almost 50 famous artists. Each lesson includes a biography of the artist, a study sheet, a worksheet, an online quiz, several online activities, and links for further research.

Georgia Virtual Learning  (7th to 12th)

Two art courses are available: AP Art History and Visual Arts Comprehensive I. The lesson modules are made up of online text, videos, and interactive activities.  Links to additional related resources are provided with each module.

Hodgepodge  (K to 12th)

This website lists over 100 chalk pastel art tutorials. Some of the tutorials include video instruction. Others provide text-based instruction with photographs of the steps.

Jerry’s Artarama  (K to 12th)

Jerry’s Artarama offers video lessons teaching several forms of art medium, including; pencil, acrylics, charcoal, oil painting, pastels, watercolors, and more.

Khan Academy  (7th to 12th)

Art History and AP Art History are available. Both courses are taught using videos and online text.

Kinder Art  (K to 12th)

These art lessons cover many areas of art; including, painting, drawing, sculpture, art history, multicultural art, and more. Detailed lesson plans are provided, and many lessons also feature video tutorials.

The Metropolitan Museum of Art  (K to 12th)

The Met has over 550 art books available for free download. This resource is more for adults and older teens, but parents/teachers may use the books as a source of art and information to be used in teaching younger children.

Music

8 Notes  (3rd to 12th)

The main focus of the website is sheet music, but they also offer a wide range of resources for musicians, including tuners, chord charts, and lessons. Sheet music and other resources are available for over 35 musical instruments and voice. While a paid subscription is offered, 90% of the website’s materials are accessible for free.

Easy Peasy All-in-One Homeschool  (1st to 8th)  C

Courses are taught using a variety of online sources. Courses offered are Music: Ancient, Music: Early American, Music: Modern, and Music: Geography & Cultures. Each course is available at two different levels. Level L is for 1st through 4th grades, and Level M is for 5th through 8th grades. While these courses correspond with the history and art courses offered by Easy Peasy, they may also be taken on their own.

Easy Peasy All-in-One High School  (9th to 12th)  C

This semester-long Music Appreciation course is taught using mostly videos.

Fiddlerman  (4th to 12th)

Fiddlerman provides video-based violin lessons for both beginner and advanced players. The website also offers a large collection of downloadable sheet music.

Georgia Virtual Learning  (6th to 12th)

Two art courses are available: AP Art History and Visual Arts Comprehensive I. The lesson modules are made up of online text, videos, and interactive activities.  Links to additional related resources are provided with each module.

Hoffman Academy  (K to 12th)

Hoffman Academy offers free video-based piano lessons. While all of the videos are free to watch, other features like practice sessions, accompanying printable materials, and learning games require a paid premium membership.

FutureLearn  (9th to 12th)

FutureLearn offers several online music classes. Length and format vary from course to course. Availability of courses periodically changes.  Most of the courses are free to join, be there is an option to upgrade to access additional benefits, like the ability to qualify for a certificate.

Justin Guitar  (6th to 12th)

Justin Guitar offers an extensive collection of guitar lessons for beginning through advanced players. The website also offers a few beginner ukulele lessons.

Kid Zone Guitar  (4th to 12th)

This website offers video-based guitar lessons and downloadable sheet music. The lessons cover all basic guitar techniques.

Kline Creative  (2nd to 12th)

Kline Creative offers video-based piano lessons for beginners. Each lesson includes downloadable sheet music.

Learn to Sing  (K to 12th)

Singing lessons are presented through the use of step-by-step guides and video tutorials.

Piano Lessons 4 Children  (2nd to 12th)

These video-based piano lessons are designed for beginner and elementary level. Most lessons use well-known children’s songs. The website also has lessons about famous composers which can be used as a music appreciation curriculum.

Piano Nanny  (4th to 12th)

Piano Nanny offers piano lessons at starter, intermediate, and advanced levels. The lessons are text-based with some audio recordings. Multiple choice quizzes are included.

Squeaky’s Recorder Playhouse  (K to 12th)

This website provides recorder lessons. The tutorials are text-based. A songbook for practice is also provided. The student may record their performance to have it graded via Finale Performance Assessment Program, a free program available for download on the website.

Zebra Keys  (7th to 12th)

Zebra Keys provides over 50 free piano lessons at various levels of difficulty. Each lesson is accompanied by flash animations that allow learners to view and hear songs as well as play along with the animations on their piano or keyboard.

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