Funsheet for Beginners -Throwback Thursday
This cute and fun music theory worksheet helps students learn finger numbers, piano keys, and the music alphabet. Also in black and white.

There are a lot of teachers starting piano lessons this week. That makes it a good time to post this beginning funsheet for Throwback Thursday. Plus, who doesn’t like cherries! It’s free and comes in both color and black & white that students can color. It’s also iPad friendly if you open it in an […]

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Cover the Keys Throwback Thursday
Keyboard Bingo for beginners

Cover the Keys is a bingo type game that you can play with one or more students. For today’s Throwback Thursday I’m featuring a game for students who are just starting piano and are learning the keys on the piano. There are enough cards for 6 children, but I usually use this with my student […]

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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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Froggie Worksheets for Beginners
Colorful Hands worksheet for left and right hands

Today for Throwback Thursday I’m continuing to review material for beginners. Over the years I’ve posted many froggie worksheets and today I’m showing four that can be used at the very first lesson. [Scroll down to see the links.] I don’t use a method book when preschool through 2nd grade students begin lessons. There are many excellent […]

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