Pumpkin Music Crossword Puzzle
This is a cute pumpkin music vocabulary crossword puzzle for intermediate students.

Pumpkin Music Vocabulary Crossword Puzzle Today I am posting a cute music vocabulary crossword puzzle with a fall pumpkin theme. I made it for older students who have learned slightly more advanced music vocabulary words such as tonic and dominant. After testing it, I decided students were more engaged when I included the words in the […]

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Piano-Themed Halloween Card
Halloween Card with Pencil

Halloween Card Fall Bookmarks [Today’s Throwback Thursday is a cute piano Halloween card and a Fall music bookmark. The Halloween card has art from my beginning autumn and fall games and music. Check out my music store for more Halloween and mysterious sounding music. The following is the original post, slightly edited.] Throwback Thursday Halloween and […]

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Alternatives to Halloween Games, Worksheets, and Music
Activities and games with an autumn theme.

If you have students who don’t celebrate Halloween, there are plenty of free alternatives to Halloween games, worksheets, and music on my site. Today’s Throwback Thursday will feature some Autumn themed educational piano activities your students will enjoy while they review important music theory concepts. [Nostalgia alert!] I was raised in a rather gentle time […]

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How to Teach Pre-Reading Music
A tutorial on how to teach pre-reading piano music.

Pre-reading music for the piano is a simplified way to write music notes without a staff to complicate the process. Students can learn the concepts of up and down, finger numbers, rhythm, and hand placements in pre-reading music. Learning to read notes can be very challenging. Pre-reading music gives students an opportunity to become familiar […]

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Pumpkin Music Math
Rhythm worksheets with a pumpkin theme

Pumpkin Music Math What better time than now for a Throwback Thursday pumpkin worksheet! Pumpkin Music Math is a set of two rhythm worksheets. The two versions in the file include an easy and a harder worksheet. The easy version is for first year students who have learned whole, half, dotted half, and quarter notes. […]

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Halloween and Fall Recital Programs
A cute program cover for piano and music Halloween recitals

Editable Halloween Recital Program Editable Autumn Recital Program Today am posting free, ink-saving Halloween and Fall recital programs for piano and other music recitals. These programs are easy to personalize in the free Adobe Reader. Download Adobe Reader here.  These are folded recital programs that you might want to use, but have found it hard […]

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