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Valentine Note Hunt


Valentine Note Hunt

(SP230)

Level: Elementary

Type: Games

Sub-type: Rhythm

Sub-type2: Seasonal

Cut out these Valentine rhythm cards and fold to make a tent card. Place them around the room with the heart facing. Set a timer, call out a rhythm value, and have your student quickly find the notes. Students love this game. Great for groups or an individual lesson. For a non-seasonal version, see ... (More)
Hearts and Clubs - Notes


Hearts and Clubs - Notes

(SP234)

Level: Late Elementary

Type: Games

Sub-type: Music Reading

Sub-type2: Seasonal

Students draw flash cards and cover the note names on the game board. There is one game board and 3 pages of flash cards. Students can play this game individually or with a group. Please see my blog ... (More)
Hearts and Clubs Keyboards


Hearts and Clubs Keyboards

(SP235)

Level: Early Elementary

Type: Games

Sub-type: Piano Keyboard

Sub-type2: Seasonal

These cards are for beginners who are learning the names of the keys on the piano. Use the gameboard of the  Hearts and Club Game #SP234 above, except substitute these keyboard cards for the notes on the staff. ... (More)
Hearts and Clubs - Intervals


Hearts and Clubs - Intervals

(SP236)

Level: Elementary

Type: Games

Sub-type: Music Reading

Sub-type2: Seasonal

For this interval game, there is a gameboard and 2 pages of intervals flash cards. Please see my blog for instructions. ... (More)
Steal a Heart


Steal a Heart

(SP238)

Level: Intermediate

Type: Games

Sub-type: Music Reading

Sub-type2: Seasonal

The object of this game is to cover all the hearts on the game board with the heart cards posted below. Directions for play are on the first page. There are 6 pages including the cards..... (More)

Shamrock Keyboard Race


Shamrock Keyboard Race

(SP263)

Level: Elementary

Type: Games

Sub-type: Piano Keyboard

Sub-type2: Seasonal

This game is a great game to learn the piano keys! Check out my blog for instructions..... (More)

Shamrock Rhythms 


Shamrock Rhythms 

(SP265)

Level: Late Elementary

Type: Games

Sub-type: Rhythm

Sub-type2: Seasonal

Shamrock Rhythms is a very fast board game that you can play around Saint Patrick's Day, or any time!  Directions can be found here. .... (More)

LadyBug Game


LadyBug Game

(SP310)

Level: Elementary

Type: Games

Sub-type: Music Reading

I made a summer game in bright colors that appeal to children.  Students use either grand staff or keyboard flash cards and move to the correct letter name. Flash cards for the game are found below, including optional backs for the cards. ... (More)
Cards for Ladybug Board Game


Cards for Ladybug Board Game

(SP311)

Level: Elementary

Type: Games

Sub-type: Music Reading

 These are the cards that go with the Ladybug Board Game posted above. Please see my blog for directions.

The playing cards are on pages 1-4..... (More)

Magnetic Matching Cards


Magnetic Matching Cards

(SP315)

Level: Early Elementary

Type: Games

Sub-type: Symbols \ Vocabulary

Print these on either printable magnetic sheets or regular card stock. Students match the symbol to the corresponding colored graphic. Please see my blog for instructions. ... (More)
Don't Swipe My Sharp


Don't Swipe My Sharp

(SP405)

Level: Late Elementary

Type: Games

Sub-type: Music Reading

This game is for teaching or reviewing the keys to play when a note has an accidental. Sharps and flats are often confusing on the keyboard. This game is great for tactile learners, and it.... (More)

Whole Half Step Game


Whole Half Step Game

(SP406)

Level: Late Elementary

Type: Games

Sub-type: Scales

Play this game or use it as an activity to teach how to construct major and natural minor scales on a piano keyboard. Students love to play it, and it makes learning the concept easier. This is great for students who have trouble understanding "WWHWWWH ... (More)
Note-Go-Find for note identification


Note-Go-Find for note identification

(SP417)

Level: Elementary

Type: Games

Sub-type: Music Reading

This is a fun music game to learn note names and practice note identification. The printable is black and white and looks great on colored card-stock. After printing, choose which cards you want to use for your student or group..... (More)

Search and Find


Search and Find

(SP419)

Level: Early Elementary

Type: Games

Sub-type: Music Reading

You can use this as a game with a magnetic wand and as a diagnostic tool to test your beginning student ... (More)
Note Bingo


Note Bingo

(SP420)

Level: Elementary

Type: Games

Sub-type: Music Reading

This is a fast Bingo game to review the notes on the Grand Staff. Depending on your time, you can play 3 in a row or black out. If you use a ... (More)
Grand Staff for Dimes


Grand Staff for Dimes

(SP425)

Level: Early Elementary

Type: Games

Sub-type: Music Reading

This is a grand staff large enough for a student to manipulate a dime (or a small colored stone) up and down the lines and spaces. Young students can often learn better with manipulatives. On this staff they can easily see the C is the landmark note in the middle and can count up and down from there ... (More)
Kandy Key Signatures


Kandy Key Signatures

(SP426)

Level: Early Intermediate

Type: Games

Sub-type: Key Signatures

Another teacher suggested this worksheet. Give each student a bag of candy corn and use it to to practice placing key signatures. ... (More)
Peppermint Notes


Peppermint Notes

(SP428)

Level: Elementary

Type: Games

Sub-type: Music Reading

Have fun using peppermints to "write ... (More)
Jewel Notes


Jewel Notes

(SP431)

Level: Elementary

Type: Games

Sub-type: Music Reading

This is another grand staff to use for learning steps and skips, learning note names, or taking music dictation. I use glass "stones.... (More)

Animal Alphabet Keyboard Clothespin Matching Cards


Animal Alphabet Keyboard Clothespin Matching Cards

(SP443)

Level: Elementary

Type: Games

Sub-type: Piano Keyboard

I've used the little animal characters I designed to create a matching game for students who are learning the names of piano keys. .... (More)

Animal Alphabet Matching Cards


Animal Alphabet Matching Cards

(SP444)

Level: Elementary

Type: Games

Sub-type: Music Reading

I've used the little animal characters I designed to create a matching game for students who are learning note names. Students take a clothespin and clip it on the matching letter on the staff. It ... (More)
Search and Find Middle C


Search and Find Middle C

(SP445)

Level: Early Elementary

Type: Games

Sub-type: Music Reading

The is a bingo-type game for beginning students to identify middle C. Using magnetic bingo chips, the student will cover all the C's as quickly as possible. Picking up the tiny tokens also improves fine motor skills. See my blog for more ways to use this printable. ... (More)
Search and Find D


Search and Find D

(SP446)

Level: Early Elementary

Type: Games

Sub-type: Music Reading

This is a bingo-type game for beginning students to identify D next to middle C. Using magnetic bingo chips, the student will cover all the D.... (More)

Search and Find E


Search and Find E

(SP447)

Level: Elementary

Type: Games

Sub-type: Music Reading

This is a bingo-type game for beginning students to identify middle E. Using  bingo chips, the student will cover all the D.... (More)

Search and Find F


Search and Find F

(SP448)

Level: Early Elementary

Type: Games

Sub-type: Music Reading

This is a bingo-type game for beginning students to identify F above middle C. Using bingo chips, the student will cover all the F.... (More)

Search and Find G


Search and Find G

(SP449)

Level: Early Elementary

Type: Games

Sub-type: Music Reading

This is a bingo-type game for beginning students to identify G above middle C. Using bingo chips, the student will cover all the G.... (More)

Search and Find Bass A


Search and Find Bass A

(SP450)

Level: Early Elementary

Type: Games

Sub-type: Music Reading

This is a bingo-type game for beginning students to identify middle C. Using magnetic bingo chips, the student will cover all the G.... (More)

Search and Find Bass (middle) B


Search and Find Bass (middle) B

(SP451)

Level: Early Elementary

Type: Games

Sub-type: Music Reading

This is a bingo-type game for beginning students to identify bass clef middle B. Using bingo chips, the student will cover all the G.... (More)

Search and Find Bass G


Search and Find Bass G

(SP452)

Level: Early Elementary

Type: Games

Sub-type: Music Reading

This is a bingo-type game for beginning students to identify Bass G. Using magnetic bingo chips, the student will cover all the G.... (More)

Search and Find Bass F


Search and Find Bass F

(SP453)

Level: Elementary

Type: Games

Sub-type: Music Reading

The is a bingo-type game where students cover the bass F with a bingo chip. it can also be used as a worksheet. Place it inside a sheet protector so you can use it with a dry erase marker. For more details and game instructions, please see my blog. ... (More)
Firefighter Finger Numbers


Firefighter Finger Numbers

(SP495)

Level: Early Elementary

Type: Games

Sub-type: Symbols \ Vocabulary

This is an early childhood activity to learn to identify piano finger numbers, and to identify LH as left hand and RH as right hand. Students will match the glove to the hat. Please see my blog for directions. ... (More)
Finger Number Bingo


Finger Number Bingo

(SP517)

Level: Elementary

Type: Games

Sub-type: Music Reading

Younger children will need a lot of help with this game, but I play it along with young students, with a lot of guided help to help them discover the correct finger. We take turns closing our eyes and calling out Rh or Lh and a finger number. Then together we search through all the hand on their bin ... (More)
Goofy Piano Card Game


Goofy Piano Card Game

(SP554)

Level: Elementary

Type: Games

Sub-type: Music Reading

Goofy Piano is played like the Old Maid card game. There are 22 cards. The object of the game is to match up 3 of the same note in different octaves. Students do not want to end up with the goofy piano card! ... (More)
Music Alphabet


Music Alphabet

(SP555)

Level: Early Elementary

Type: Games

Sub-type: Music Reading

Print several of these for students to arrange the music alphabet, write white key 5 finger scales, arrange the music alphabet backwards, and anything else you can think of. If you print 2 copies, students can start the music alphabet at different places. This is good to use at the first lessons .... (More)

Skittles Board Game


Skittles Board Game

(SP575)

Level: Late Elementary and up

Type: Games

Sub-type: Music Reading

This is a really fun board game from Cecilly that you can play with 4 students. Don't let the fact that it is not colorful keep you from using it. Once students put their colorful Skittles on it, it will look good.

.... (More)

Skittles Game individual game board


Skittles Game individual game board

(SP576)

Level: Late Elementary and up

Type: Games

Sub-type: Symbols

This is the game board that you use for Cecilly's ... (More)
New Years Game for beginning students


New Years Game for beginning students

(SP577)

Level: Early elementary

Type: Games

Sub-type: Symbols \ Vocabulary

Sub-type2: Seasonal

This is a game that, hopefully, new students can play. There aren't very many difficult symbols, just the ones students learn in the first few months of lessons. The game is for 2 students, or modify it for one student. .... (More)

New Years Game pieces


New Years Game pieces

(SP578)

Level: Early Elementary

Type: Games

Sub-type: Symbols

These are the game pieces for the New Years Game I posted above, #577.

... (More)
Fish Flash Cards


Fish Flash Cards

(SP582)

Level: Elementary

Type: Games

Sub-type: Music Reading

This is a 3–page set of single staff flash cards to play fishing games. Make a fishing pole for your students with a dowel, some string, and attach a magnet on the end of the string. Or you can do what I did and buy a toy fishing pole at a dollar store..... (More)

Cover The Keys Game


Cover The Keys Game

(SP583)

Level: Early Elementary

Type: Games

Sub-type: Music Reading

This is a very simple game for students just learning the names of the notes (keys, to be precise) on the keyboard.  You call out a note and the student covers it with a token. Later, you can also make the game more challenging by using flashcards with the notes on a staff. Two keys ... (More)
Cover the Keys: Alphabet Card Tokens


Cover the Keys: Alphabet Card Tokens

(SP584)

Level: Early Elementary

Type: Games

Sub-type: Music Reading

Here are some small music alphabet cards to cut out and use to draw and place on the key when playing the Cover the Keys game. I think these cards make the game more fun to play..... (More)

La Notación MusicalLa Notation Musicale


La Notación MusicalLa Notation Musicale

(SP585)

Level: Elementary

Type: Games

Sub-type: Music Reading

All the world does not use the same names for music notes. If you are from a Spanish or French speaking country, here is the musical notation you can use with your students. There are many games you can play with this, so try them out! 

.... (More)

Ornament Bingo


Ornament Bingo

(SP588)

Level: Early Elementary

Type: Games

Sub-type: Piano Keyboard

Sub-type2: Seasonal

I made this for a group lesson with beginners. There are 4 cards. The teacher calls out a letter and the student covers the key. The first student who covers a row or covers all the keys, wins. ... (More)
Floor Keyboard


Floor Keyboard

(SP600)

Level: Early Elementary

Type: Games

Sub-type: Piano Keyboard

This is large 2 octave keyboard you can put together and use of the floor for games, such as Cecilly's Keyboard Middle C Bean Bag Toss. There are 5 pages to print, cut out, ... (More)
Cards for Keyboard toss game posted above


Cards for Keyboard toss game posted above

(SP601)

Level: Early Elementary

Type: Games

Sub-type: Music Reading

There are two pages to this set of cards for the Keyboard Toss game above. This is a game by Cecilly. There is a set of cards for each hand, one color for the RH and on for the LH. .... (More)

Sharp and Flats Cards For Keyboard Toss Game


Sharp and Flats Cards For Keyboard Toss Game

(SP602)

Level: Late Elementary

Type: Games

Sub-type: Music Reading

This is a different and somewhat more difficult version of Cecilly.... (More)

Three C's, a Large Grand Staff Activity


Three C's, a Large Grand Staff Activity

(SP603)

Level: Elementary

Type: Games

Sub-type: Music Reading

This is a large grand staff (22 inches high) for early elementary students to practice moving guide notes around the staff. There are 2 pages to print out which you can attach to make a grand staff. It is called Three C's because we are learning middle C,  treble.... (More)

Notes for Three C's


Notes for Three C's

(SP604)

Level: Elementary

Type: Games

Sub-type: Music Reading

These are notes to place on the giant staff posted above. I cut the notes out including the inside of the whole and half notes before I laminated them. ... (More)
Pumpkin Keyboard Race


Pumpkin Keyboard Race

(SP608)

Level: Elementary

Type: Games

Sub-type: Piano Keyboard

Sub-type2: Seasonal

This is a quick game to play with beginning students who are learning the names of the piano keys. It it is a lot of fun with students of all ages. It is the same game as the Shamrock Keyboard Race, but with an Autumn theme. One card has pumpkins, and the other autumn leaves.

The teacher a.... (More)

Reindeer and Elves Keyboard Race


Reindeer and Elves Keyboard Race

(SP609)

Level: Elementary

Type: Games

Sub-type: Piano Keyboard

Sub-type2: Seasonal

When I made my first Keyboard Race game, I really had no idea that it was going to be the first in a series of games for every season. I ... (More)
Snowflake Keyboard Race


Snowflake Keyboard Race

(SP610)

Level: Elementary

Type: Games

Sub-type: Music Reading

Sub-type2: Seasonal

If you did not play the Shamrock Keyboard Race game last year, you can try it during the winter months with a snowflake graphic.

Print 2 pages of the cards and cut them out.  Give one set to the student and the other set to the teacher..... (More)

Fly Keyboard Flash Cards


Fly Keyboard Flash Cards

(SP612)

Level: Elementary

Type: Games

Sub-type: Piano Keyboard

There are several ways to use these cards.

  • You can use them to play Swat the Fly like the Fly Flash Cards I posted earlier. Place the cards on a table, call out a letter, and the student swats it as quickly as possible.
  • You can play hide and seek with the cards, hiding the ca ... (More)
Snowman and Reindeer Note Game


Snowman and Reindeer Note Game

(SP634)

Level: Elementary

Type: Games

Sub-type: Music Reading

Sub-type2: Seasonal

This is a Christmas timed note game to review 7 notes of your choice on the grand staff.  Please see my blog post for complete directions and objectives. You can use your own flash cards for this game. 

.... (More)

Snowmen and Reindeer Interval Game


Snowmen and Reindeer Interval Game

(SP636)

Level: Elementary

Type: Games

Sub-type: Music Reading

Sub-type2: Seasonal

This is a Christmas timed interval game to review intervals from 2nds to octaves. Please see my blog post for complete directions and objectives. The cards for this game are available below or you can make your own.

Th.... (More)

Cards for Snowmen and Reindeer Game-Intervals


Cards for Snowmen and Reindeer Game-Intervals

(SP637)

Level: Elementary

Type: Games

Sub-type: Music Reading

Sub-type2: Seasonal

You can use the cards with the Christmas Snowmen and Interval Game. These rhythm flash cards include quarter, half, dotted half, and beamed eighth notes. There are also half, whole, and quarter rests.

Please see my blog ... (More)

Snowmen and Reindeer Game-Rhythm


Snowmen and Reindeer Game-Rhythm

(SP638)

Level: Elementary

Type: Games

Sub-type2: Seasonal

This is a Christmas timed rhythm game to review note values in 4/4 meter. Please see my blog post for complete directions and objectives. The cards for this game are available below or you can make your own.

This game .... (More)

Cards for Snowmen and Reindeer Rhythm Game


Cards for Snowmen and Reindeer Rhythm Game

(SP639)

Level: Elementary

Type: Games

Sub-type: Rhythm

Sub-type2: Seasonal

You can use the cards with the Christmas Snowmen and Rhythm Game. These rhythm flash cards include quarter, half, dotted half, and beamed eighth notes. There are also half, whole, and quarter rests.

Please see my blog .... (More)

Snowman Note Bingo


Snowman Note Bingo

(SP645)

Level: Elementary

Type: Games

Sub-type: Music Reading

Sub-type2: Seasonal

This is a  bingo game to review all the notes on the grand staff. There are 2 game boards on each page, enough different cards for 8 players. It can also be played with teacher and student. 

.... (More)

Music Bingo


Music Bingo

(SP650)

Level: Elementary

Type: Games

Sub-type: Scales

I made a music bingo game that is easier than some of the ones you can buy. This game is appropriate for students in Level One of their method book. The shortest note value is an eighth note. I also made a wild card that the students love..... (More)

Music Is Fun<em>(Very easy music Bingo)</em>


Music Is Fun(Very easy music Bingo)

(SP651)

Level: Early Elementary

Type: Games

Sub-type: Symbols

This music bingo game only has 8 squares, so it is quick for young students with short attention spans.  It includes only words and symbols from the Primer level of most method books. Students can play one or more cards at a time, depending on their age. 

I.... (More)

Musical Memory Game 1


Musical Memory Game 1

(SP654)

Level: Early Elementary

Type: Games

Sub-type: Symbols \ Vocabulary

This is the first in a set of Memory Games to teach music theory vocabulary words. This set uses the words in Level 1 of the TMTA Student Affiliate theory test.

There are 2 pages to this PDF. The second page is the back to the first page, so use your printer.... (More)

Musical Memory Game Level 2


Musical Memory Game Level 2

(SP655)

Level: Elementary

Type: Games

Sub-type: Symbols \ Vocabulary

This is the second in a series of memory games to teach vocabulary words and musical symbols. Included are the dotted half note, sharp, flat, piano, forte, 2nd, 3rd, and half step. There are two pages, and the second page is the graphic for the back of the cards. ... (More)
Musical Memory Game Level 3


Musical Memory Game Level 3

(SP656)

Level: Elementary

Type: Games

Sub-type: Symbols \ Vocabulary

This is the third level of a musical symbol and vocabulary memory game. Students try to match the words and symbols with the difination. This game correlates with level 3 of the Texas State Theory Test, but is suitable for all elementary piano students. The PDF is two pages, and includes a back f.... (More)

Musical Memory Game level 4


Musical Memory Game level 4

(SP657)

Level: Elementary

Type: Games

This is level 4 of a series of memory games I made to learn music symbols and vocabulary words. There are two pages to print, front and back. The second page is the optional backs of the cards.

Students turn over two cards and if the definition matches the word, the student keeps the cards.... (More)

Musical Memory Game Level 5A


Musical Memory Game Level 5A

(SP658)

Level: Late Elementary

Type: Games

Sub-type: Symbols \ Vocabulary

This is the 5th level of a memory type game for music vocabulary words. Levels 1-4 are found above. 

Print the first page on sturdy card stock, being careful to set your printer to print page one only. After printing the first page, re-insert the page.... (More)

Musical Memory Game Level 5B


Musical Memory Game Level 5B

(SP659)

Level: Early Intermediate

Type: Games

Sub-type: Symbols \ Vocabulary

This is the second part to the 5th level of a memory type game for music vocabulary words. Levels 1-4 and 5A are found above. (You can mix and match these cards to create a game just for your own students.)

Print the first page on sturdy card stock, being careful to set your printer to.... (More)

Save the Turkey Game


Save the Turkey Game

(SP675)

Level: Early Elementary

Type: Games

Sub-type: Symbols \ Vocabulary

Sub-type2: Seasonal

This is a fast, easy game for Thanksgiving. It can be played with student and teacher or modified for groups. Students try to "save the turkey.... (More)

Save the Turkey Game Set 2


Save the Turkey Game Set 2

(SP676)

Level: Elementary

Type: Games

Sub-type: Symbols \ Vocabulary

Sub-type2: Seasonal

This is a slightly more advanced gamed than posted above. Please check out my blog for the simple directions.

Concepts in this set include tie, slur, accidentals, half step, intervals of a 4th and 5th, and a few more notes in middle C position.

... (More)
Chasing the Turkey Board Game


Chasing the Turkey Board Game

(SP680)

Level: Elementary

Type: Games

Sub-type: Symbols \ Vocabulary

Play this game to review music vocabulary and symbols at various levels, intervals, and some key signatures. There are 7 pages in the printable, but the 7th page is an optional back to the cards. Print only the cards you need. You can also play this game using your own music flash cards to review no ... (More)
Pumpkin Patch Matching Game


Pumpkin Patch Matching Game

(SP681)

Level: Elementary

Type: Games

Sub-type: Music Reading

Sub-type2: Seasonal

This activity is a file folder note matching game. Ther ... (More)

Interval Bingo Game


Interval Bingo Game

(SP695)

Level: Late Elementary

Type: Games

Sub-type: Music Reading

If you're looking for a quick game to learn music intervals, try this colorful bingo game. This is a 6 page PDF with 4 different bingo cards and 2 pages of teacher calling cards. Print in landscape orientation.

This bingo game can be played as "black out.... (More)

Bass Clef Step and Skip Cards


Bass Clef Step and Skip Cards

(SP704)

Level: Elementary

Type: Games

Sub-type: Music Reading

This is a set of bass clef cards that step, skip, and a few that repeat. You can use them with the Step Skipping Game above, or make up a new game with them.

... (More)
Keyboard Cards for Bats and Cats Note Game


Keyboard Cards for Bats and Cats Note Game

(SP738)

Level: Early Elementary

Type: Games

Sub-type: Piano Keyboard

These cards can be used along with the Bats and Cats Note Game Board. ... (More)
Bats and Cats Note Game


Bats and Cats Note Game

(SP739)

Level: Elementary

Type: Games

Sub-type: Music Reading

This is a Halloween game to reinforce reading notes on the staff. It is a lot of fun and students love to play it. Even beginning students who have not learned to read notes can play by letting them use a staff chart such as Halloween Notes on a Staff..... (More)

Bats and Cats


Bats and Cats

(SP740)

Level: Elementary

Type: Games

Sub-type: Rhythm

Sub-type2: Seasonal

This is a Halloween game to reinforce counting. The object is to match the 'bat.... (More)

Rhythm Round About Cards UK version


Rhythm Round About Cards UK version

(SP745)

Level: Elementary

Type: Games

For those of you in the UK, here are your rhythm terms such as crotchet, semibreve, and minim. ... (More)
Rhythm Round About


Rhythm Round About

(SP746)

Level: Elementary

Type: Games

Sub-type: Rhythm

Do you have a student who forgets the rhythm names of simple notes and rests? Sometimes students know how many beats a note receives, but can.... (More)

Rhythm Round About Cards


Rhythm Round About Cards

(SP747)

Level: Elementary

Type: Games

Sub-type: Rhythm

These cards are for the game Rhythm Round About. They are made to be printed on 2 X 3 1/2" ... (More)
Color Back for Rhythm Round About Cards


Color Back for Rhythm Round About Cards

(SP748)

Level: Elementary

Type: Games

Sub-type: Rhythm

My students love to have a colorful back for the cards I print out for games. Print this on the back of.... (More)

Counting up the Mountain


Counting up the Mountain

(SP752)

Level: Early Elementary

Type: Games

Sub-type: Rhythm

This game is about as simple as it gets. I made it for beginners who are just learning the value of notes in 4/4 time. If they draw a whole note they move 4 places, dotted half note, 3 places, and so on. You can play with one student and it makes learning the notes more fun. As with all my games, yo ... (More)
Cards for Counting up the Mountain


Cards for Counting up the Mountain

(SP753)

Level: Pre-Reading

Type: Games

Sub-type: Rhythm

You can use your own cards or print these. The little happy faces are game tokens, in case you have a need for them. ... (More)
Rhythm Pizza


Rhythm Pizza

(SP754)

Level: Elementary

Type: Games

Sub-type: Rhythm

Having trouble explaining 8th notes to a student who hasn ... (More)
Quarter Note Hunt


Quarter Note Hunt

(SP761)

Level: Early Elementary

Type: Games

Sub-type: Rhythm

These are the cards you can use for a beginning rhythm activity by Cecilly called Quarter Note Hunt. Go to my blog for the directions for this activity and a photo of the cards ready to be used. ... (More)
Rhythm Match-Up Race


Rhythm Match-Up Race

(SP762)

Level: Elementary

Type: Games

Sub-type: Rhythm

This is a game from Cecilly. You can get the full instructions to the game here.

... (More)
Rhythm Time Match Up in 6/8


Rhythm Time Match Up in 6/8

(SP763)

Level: Late Elementary

Type: Games

Sub-type: Rhythm

These cards go with the game above so you can add 6/8 meter to the game. ... (More)
Measure Mania


Measure Mania

(SP766)

Level: Early Intermediate/Intermediate

Type: Games

Sub-type: Rhythm

This is a game for older students who need some reinforcement on dotted eighth notes and sixteenth notes. To get instruction for this game and see pictures of students playing the game,.... (More)

Fish Rhythm Cards for beginners


Fish Rhythm Cards for beginners

(SP768)

Level: Elementary

Type: Games

Sub-type: Rhythm

I had some beginners who wanted to play the flash card fishing game, so I made these cards. To help students to focus, I tried to make the colors more basic. For older students, we see how many they can catch and identify in a certain amount of time. ... (More)
Fish Rhythm Matching Cards


Fish Rhythm Matching Cards

(SP770)

Type: Games

Sub-type: Rhythm

You can make a game out of these cards and the fish rhythm cards posted above.  All a student has to do is match the rhythm note cards with the number value on these cards. Students can fish them out, or you can use them as matching cards. ... (More)
Christmas Tune Challenge


Christmas Tune Challenge

(SP771)

Level: Intermediate

Type: Games

Sub-type: Rhythm

Sub-type2: Seasonal

These are cards you can cut up and use for mystery tunes or mystery rhythms and use in group lessons. You can print out a sheet to list the tunes you are going to use below. ... (More)
List of Christmas Tunes


List of Christmas Tunes

(SP772)

Level: Intermediate

Type: Games

Sub-type: Rhythm

Sub-type2: Seasonal

Use this sheet if you want to make a list of the tunes you will be using for the Christmas Tune Challenge. ... (More)
Silly Sentences_Vocabulary Cards


Silly Sentences_Vocabulary Cards

(SP773)

Level: Late Elementary

Type: Games

Sub-type: Symbols \ Vocabulary

This is a group lesson game. Students pick one card with a silly sentence and one card with a music vacabulary word.

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Silly Sentences


Silly Sentences

(SP774)

Level: Early Intermediate

Type: Games

Sub-type: Symbols \ Vocabulary

This is a group lesson game where students read a silly sentence using the musical vocabulary expression cards above.

Print and cut out the cards and let the students draw a sentence card and then an expression card to read to the group. The first person to guess gets to be the next reader.... (More)

Rhythm Memory Game


Rhythm Memory Game

(SP775)

Level: Early Elementary

Type: Games

Sub-type: Rhythm

This is a memory game for students who have learned the basic notes and rests. 

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 Rhythm Memory Game Graphic


 Rhythm Memory Game Graphic

(SP776)

Level: Elementary

Type: Games

Sub-type: Rhythm

If you want to make the Rhythm Memory Match Game more interesting, print this on the back. You might want to print a test copy to make sure the front and back line up, because that can be a little tricky. ... (More)
Three or Four?


Three or Four?

(SP777)

Level: Elementary

Type: Games

Sub-type: Rhythm

This is an activity where students hold up a small sign after listening to a piece (Olympic style) to indicate if the meter moves in 3 or 4. There are two pages to print out. One page has 3's and the other 4.... (More)

Silly Sentences (without the holiday theme)


Silly Sentences (without the holiday theme)

(SP779)

Level: Intermediate

Type: Games

Sub-type: Symbols \ Vocabulary

This is the same game posted above for Christmas, but it is black and white so it can be played anytime. There are two pages, one with the vocabulary words and the other with the "silly sentences ... (More)
Easter Egg Hunt


Easter Egg Hunt

(SP780)

Level: Elementary

Type: Games

Sub-type: Rhythm

Sub-type2: Seasonal

This Easter activity is so much fun for students. Hide these eggs with rhythms on the back around the room. When the student finds them, he taps or claps out the rhythm. Eighth, quarter and half notes are used.

Be sure and set your PDF document to print just the first page before you inser.... (More)

Easter Egg Find the Notes


Easter Egg Find the Notes

(SP781)

Level: Elementary

Type: Games

Sub-type: Rhythm

Sub-type2: Seasonal

This game is like Quarter Note Hunt, but for the Easter season. Print and cut out the cards. Fold each card in the middle so that the egg is on one side and the note on the other, like a tent..... (More)

Make a Keyboard


Make a Keyboard

(SP801)

Level: Elementary

Type: Games

Sub-type: Piano Keyboard

Revised!

Young beginners often don.... (More)

Keyboard Puzzle


Keyboard Puzzle

(SP802)

Level: Pre-Reading

Type: Games

Sub-type: Piano Keyboard

This is another way for beginners to learn the keyboard. After printing it, cut it out into puzzle pieces and let them see how fast they can put it back together. It's a good activity to use at the first lesson, because with the bright colors they can ... (More)
Flash Cards for Fly Swatter Games


Flash Cards for Fly Swatter Games

(SP811)

Level: Elementary

Type: Games

Sub-type: Music Reading

This is a three page set of grand staff flash cards to use with games where students identify notes with by swatting them with a fly swatter. Students love this! Go to my blog to find ideas on how to use these cards! ... (More)
Large Size Fly Flash Cards


Large Size Fly Flash Cards

(SP814)

Level: Elementary

Type: Games

Sub-type: Music Reading

These are larger than my other fly flash cards so they are more helpful for younger students. Give your young student a fly swatter and call out note names for him to swat. Or let him call out note names as he ... (More)
Music Alphabet Cards


Music Alphabet Cards

(SP840)

Level: Late Elementary

Type: Games

Sub-type: Music Reading

These flash cards contain words made with the letters in the music alphabet. Use a large staff board or a paper keyboard to write out the words. Check out my blog for an activity from Cecilly using these cards. ... (More)
Key Signature Cards


Key Signature Cards

(SP846)

Level: Early Intermediate

Type: Games

Sub-type: Key Signatures

You can print as many of the cards as you need for flash cards or card games. This page is in black and white. If you want some color, be sure and print the backs, which are posted below this. Set your printer to landscape.

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Blank reverse side of Key Signature Cards


Blank reverse side of Key Signature Cards

(SP847)

Level: Early Intermediate

Type: Games

Sub-type: Key Signatures

This can be printed on the back of the Key Signature Cards above. The name of the keys are not on the cards so they can be use for games. To make it line up properly for printing on the back of the Key Signature Cards, set your PDF printer page scaling to "none" and your printer to ... (More)
Back (reverse side) for Key Signature Flash Cards


Back (reverse side) for Key Signature Flash Cards

(SP848)

Level: Early Intermediate

Type: Games

Sub-type: Key Signatures

Print this is you want the answers on the back of the Key Sin gature Cards so you can use them like flash cards. A set is published ... (More)
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