Your Kids Create the Music
Crayola DJ is a sophisticated music-mixing app that is easy for kids to learn. With over 90 musical tracks in five genres of music, kids can have fun being a DJ by layering loops and then scratching and adding sound effects. The app also lets kids perform in front of a virtual crowd and earn points for mixing things up. And two children can have a battle of the DJs.
Why This App Rocks
Crayola DJ puts music production and mixing at your kids' fingertips. The app offers an excellent tutorial that lets kids learn by manipulating the various tools, such as crossfaders, tempo sliders, sound effects, and more.
The app offers five different genres of music so kids can experiment with combining a variety of tracks. They have two turntables and can choose which tracks to add to each. There are also 8 buttons that add fun and unusual sound effects. By placing their fingers on the turntables, kids can scratch.
DJ a Dance Party
Also fun is the ability to try your hand at running a dance party. As a solo DJ, kids can earn points while performing in front of a virtual crowd that is standing in front of an exciting color and light show. If two players want to compete, they each get a shot at entertaining the crowd.
is a great way for kids to break into the music-mixing scene. It works best with kids ages 6-up. Crayola DJ
is also a good app to use when kids are traveling. By giving them a way to express themselves through music, the miles seem to fly by. Just remember to pack some headphones for your kids.Bonus Tip
: For other musical experiences in apps, check out this rec list: Top Music Apps for Kids
.This kids' app review of Crayola DJ was written by Jinny Gudmundsen.
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