Teach your child to play the drums and understand rhythm with Drumeo Kids

As the social distancing, self isolation and all-out lockdowns continue across the globe, you might well be finding yourself with time on your hands and children to keep occupied. In a bid to ease your troubles, Drumeo - the world's leading online drum lessons site - has made 10 of its Drumeo Kids videos available for free on its new Drumeo Kids YouTube channel.

Set aboard a spaceship, each episode follows the intergalactic journey of Captain Carson, and his pals Gary, Ricky and Mr Robot, as they travel the galaxy while trying to stave-off the Groove Troll with the power of percussion.

The lessons are aimed at making rhythm easy to understand for the little people in your life, covering a wide variety of different styles of music through interactive clapping and beat-boxing jams.  

If you like it, Drumeo also has paid-for courses via its Drumeo Kids app (opens in new tab) for iOS and Android, which launched towards the end of 2019 and allows you to stream or download episodes to your device. 

Stuart Williams

I'm a freelance member of the MusicRadar team, specialising in drum news, interviews and reviews. I formerly edited Rhythm and Total Guitar here in the UK and have been playing drums for more than 25 years (my arms are very tired). When I'm not working on the site, I can be found on my electronic kit at home, or gigging and depping in function bands and the odd original project.