Is there anything sweeter than singing to your child?
We've curated the best lullaby stories and songs for little people and their grown ups. With a podcast exploring the science behind singing to our kids, Settle Petal lullaby specials and a mixtape of Australia's Favourite Lullabies - as voted by you!
Listen to The Lullaby Effect podcast
Listen to episodes exploring the latest science behind lullabies, the importance of moving when you sing, feeding your brain (and your baby's brain) through song and much more.
You can find The Lullaby Effect wherever you get your podcasts, and in the free Kinderling App.
Listen to The Lullaby Effect
Tune into Kinderling Conversation
- How do lullabies connect us to our past? with Emily Eagen from Carnegie Hall in New York City
- Why and how lullabies work? with Dr Anita Collins from The Lullaby Effect podcast
- 7 ways we use music to help babies sleep with composer and classical and jazz pianist Nat Barsch
- How a rockstar uses lullabies to get his kids to sleep with Josh Pyke
- How writing lullabies creates connection with composer Thomas Cannabis from Carnegie Hall
Download lullabies for your family
Every night parents and carers work hard to make sure the soundscape across the airwaves is perfect for heading off to the land of nod. Our Settle Petal and Sleepy Soundtrack programs are perfect for getting ready for bedtime, cuddling up under the covers and, most importantly, staying asleep.
Hear Australia's favourite lullabies (as voted by you)
We asked parents and carers all over the country for their favourite lullabies; both that they sing to their kids, and that were sung to them.
After rigorous testing (snore factor and swiftness of drifting off to sleep) we compiled the most popular lullabies into the ultimate lullaby mixtape.
You can download it on the free Kinderling app or listen through below.
About Dr Anita Collins
Dr Anita Collins, host of The Lullaby Effect podcast, is an award-winning educator, researcher and writer in the field of brain development and music learning. Anita is a children’s book author and has written for The Age, The Conversation, international peer-reviewed journals and the OECD Education Framework 2030.
Watch her TEDx conference video
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