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Staff for Magnetic Notes


Staff for Magnetic Notes

(SP432)

Level: Elementary

Type: Teaching Aids

Sub-type: Staff Paper

Find the file and read how to use it here. 

This staff is sized to use plastic chips that are about 3/4.... (More)

Staff for iPads or Other Tablets


Staff for iPads or Other Tablets

(SP433)

Level: Elementary

Type: Teaching Aids

Sub-type: Staff Paper

This file can be found here.

If you have an app on your iPad or other tablet that can write on PDF documents, use this staff with students to practice drawing music notes and symbols. This file can also be printed and used to draw and color..... (More)

Staff Paper Bundle


Staff Paper Bundle

(SP489)

Type: Teaching Aids

Sub-type: Staff Paper

 You can find this staff paper bundle here.

Also, if you go to the Teaching Aids page, you can download the staff paper individually and not in a bundle. Teaching Aids Page ... (More)

Five Finger Major Picture Scales


Five Finger Major Picture Scales

(SP500)

Level: Early Elementary

Type: Teaching Aids

Sub-type: Picture Scales

 This file has moved to the Teaching Aids page. ... (More)

Five Finger Minor Picture Scales


Five Finger Minor Picture Scales

(SP501)

Level: Early Elementary

Type: Teaching Aids

Sub-type: Picture Scales

This file has moved to the Teaching Aids page.

These scales are the minor version of the 5-finger pentascales.

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Picture Scales: One Octave Major Scales


Picture Scales: One Octave Major Scales

(SP502)

Level: Late Elementary

Type: Teaching Aids

Sub-type: Picture Scales

This file has moved to the Teaching Aids page.

Picture Scales help students learn to play major scales for memory.

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One Octave Minor Picture Scales


One Octave Minor Picture Scales

(SP503)

Level: Early Intermediate

Type: Teaching Aids

Sub-type: Picture Scales

This file has moved to the Teaching Aids page. 

This.... (More)

Two Octave Major Picture Scales


Two Octave Major Picture Scales

(SP504)

Level: Early Intermediate

Type: Teaching Aids

Sub-type: Picture Scales

This file has moved to the Teaching Aids page.

These scales with the fingering on the keys help students who are visual learners and are an aid to memorization.

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Two Octave Minor Picture Scales


Two Octave Minor Picture Scales

(SP505)

Level: Intermediate

Type: Teaching Aids

Sub-type: Picture Scales

This file has moved to the Teaching Aids page.

Two octavie minor scales are really tricky. Try these sheets if your students are having trouble.

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Key Signature Chart


Key Signature Chart

(SP506)

Level: Early Intermediate

Type: Teaching Aids

Sub-type: Theory Aids

This chart has moved to the Teaching Aids page..... (More)

Traveling Triads


Traveling Triads

(SP507)

Level: Intermediate

Type: Teaching Aids

Sub-type: Theory Aids

This file is temporarily not available.

This poster/worksheet is to help students learn how to identify inverted chords. Print it out in card stock and either laminate it, cover in clear plastic, or put it in a sheet protector. Have the student fill in the examples with a dry erase marker. .... (More)

Inverting Triads


Inverting Triads

(SP508)

Level: Intermediate

Type: Teaching Aids

Sub-type: Theory Aids

This file is temporarily not available.

This is another poster in my humorous series about triads. This poster shows how triads move into 1st and 2nd inversion and uses humor to help students remember the word "inversion ... (More)
Inverting Triads in the Bass Clef


Inverting Triads in the Bass Clef

(SP509)

Level: Early Intermediate

Type: Teaching Aids

Sub-type: Theory Aids

This file is temporarily not available.

This is the next poster in the inverting triads series. It uses humor to show students how to play chords in first and second inversion. You can laminate these posters and use a dry erase marker to write in the fingerings. Students will learn the fingeri ... (More)
Invert These Triads!


Invert These Triads!

(SP512)

Level: Late Elementary

Type: Teaching Aids

Sub-type: Theory Aids

This file is temporarily not available.

Continuing the series with the Noteboys™, this worksheet is for students to draw inversions themselves. If you laminate this, the staff is large enough to use a dry erase marker. ... (More)
NoteBoys: What is a Major Scale?


NoteBoys: What is a Major Scale?

(SP513)

Level: Late Elementary

Type: Teaching Aids

Sub-type: Theory Aids

This file is temporarily not available.

This is another theory poster featuring my NoteBoys, BlueBoy, RedBoy, and GreenBoy. The poster uses humor to explains the whole and half step pattern for major scales.

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How to Play a Lead Sheet in One Easy Lesson


How to Play a Lead Sheet in One Easy Lesson

(SP514)

Level: Early Intermediate

Type: Teaching Aids

Sub-type: Theory Aids

 This file is temporarily not available.

The NoteBoys.... (More)

The NoteBoys Explain Ledger Lines


The NoteBoys Explain Ledger Lines

(SP515)

Level: Late Elementary

Type: Teaching Aids

Sub-type: Music Reading

This file is temporarily not available.

The NoteBoys are back explaining ledger lines, as well as a way to remember them.

This is meant to be humorous way for teachers to review how to read ledger line notes with their students. By learning the line notes first, teachers can then expl.... (More)

The NoteBoys Present Roman Numerals


The NoteBoys Present Roman Numerals

(SP516)

Level: Early Intermediate

Type: Teaching Aids

Sub-type: Theory Aids

This file is temporarily not available.

Join the infamous NoteBoys as they try in their own humorous way to present Roman numerals. I made this because some students haven.... (More)

Big Flash Cards


Big Flash Cards

(SP551)

Level: Elementary

Type: Teaching Aids

Sub-type: Flash Cards

Find it here.This is a set of treble and bass clef flash cards that you can print out on card stock and cut into individual size flash cards.

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Ledger Line Flash Cards


Ledger Line Flash Cards

(SP581)

Level: Intermediate

Type: Teaching Aids

Sub-type: Flash Cards

This file is in a new location. There are 3 pages of ledger line flash cards to print. My other set of flash cards this size [Grand Staff Flash Cards] doesn.... (More)

Table Top Keyboard


Table Top Keyboard

(SP599)

Level: Elementary

Type: Teaching Aids

Sub-type: Theory Aids

This file has moved. ... (More)
Fishy Scales


Fishy Scales

(SP607)

Level: All Levels

Type: Teaching Aids

Sub-type: Odds and Ends

Find the file here. This is  a fun way to keep track of which scales your students have learned.  Cut out and laminate one fish for each student and put it on a bulletin board.  Write in inside the "fish scale.... (More)

Notey Noteheads


Notey Noteheads

(SP698)

Level: Early Elementary

Type: Teaching Aids

Sub-type: Flash Cards

Find the cards here. ... (More)
Rhythm Blocks


Rhythm Blocks

(SP749)

Level: Elementary

Type: Teaching Aids

Sub-type: Rhythm

The file has moved to here..... (More)

Rhythm in the Grid


Rhythm in the Grid

(SP751)

Level: Various levels

Type: Teaching Aids

Sub-type: Rhythm

This file has moved to this link.  I made this one year in an attempt to explain sixteenth notes. I had tried everything else in my book of tricks, and this was just another way of looking at it. ... (More)
Meet Mighty Dot


Meet Mighty Dot

(SP765)

Level: Late Elementary

Type: Teaching Aids

Sub-type: Rhythm

This file is temporarily not available.

If you want a funny poster to explain dotted notes, you are in the right place!

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Individual Rhythm Flash Cards


Individual Rhythm Flash Cards

(SP767)

Level: Early Intermediate

Type: Teaching Aids

Sub-type: Flash Cards

Find this file here.

These rhythm flash cards are about the size of a deck of playing cards. They are small enough for students to hold in their hands to play card games. A variety of levels are included, from beginning to late intermediate. The.... (More)

Major Key Signature Chart (Blank)


Major Key Signature Chart (Blank)

(SP805)

Level: Late Elementary

Type: Teaching Aids

Sub-type: Theory Aids

This file has moved to the Teaching Aids page where you will find black & white and color major and minor key signature charts. .... (More)

Music Note Flash Cards


Music Note Flash Cards

(SP809)

Level: Late Elementary

Type: Teaching Aids

Sub-type: Flash Cards

 Click here to find this file. ... (More)

Mini Flash Cards


Mini Flash Cards

(SP816)

Level: Late Elementary

Type: Teaching Aids

Sub-type: Flash Cards

This file has moved to the Teaching Aids page.

These mini flash cards are 2" x 2 1/2.... (More)

Mini Ledger Line Flash Cards


Mini Ledger Line Flash Cards

(SP817)

Level: Intermediate

Type: Teaching Aids

Sub-type: Flash Cards

This file has moved to the Teaching Aids page. Scroll down to see all the flash cards..... (More)

Five-finger scale, one octave scale, and treble/bass staff labels


Five-finger scale, one octave scale, and treble/bass staff labels

(SP855)

Level: Elementary

Type: Teaching Aids

Sub-type: Odds and Ends

Please check here for the files for these three assignment page labels and instructions on how to use them. ... (More)
Technique Certificate


Technique Certificate

(SP860)

Level: Elementary

Type: Teaching Aids

Sub-type: Odds and Ends

Find this certificate here. You can use this certificate in a studio technique program you design yourself.  As students progress, you can award them a certificate for each level. Check out my blog ... (More)
Stuck in the Tar Pits


Stuck in the Tar Pits

(SP862)

Level: Elementary

Type: Teaching Aids

Sub-type: Music Reading

This file has moved!I created this graphic to help my young students learn how to spot practice..... (More)

Over the Rainbow 123


Over the Rainbow 123

(SP863)

Level: Elementary

Type: Teaching Aids

Sub-type: Music Reading

Find this file here. If your boys loved the Tar Pits practice game, your young girls will enjoy Over the Rainbow,.... (More)

Casual Recital Certificate


Casual Recital Certificate

(SP864)

Level: Elementary

Type: Teaching Aids

Sub-type: Odds and Ends

Find this certificate here.

This is a certificate to pass out at your recital. It is made in a colorful, casual style..... (More)

Recital Certificate


Recital Certificate

(SP865)

Level: Intermediate

Type: Teaching Aids

Sub-type: Odds and Ends

This certificate can be found here. ... (More)
Fishy Scales Certificate


Fishy Scales Certificate

(SP866)

Level: Early Elementary

Type: Teaching Aids

Sub-type: Odds and Ends

Find this certificate here..... (More)

Binder Cover


Binder Cover

(SP870)

Level: Intermediate

Type: Teaching Aids

This file has moved to the Teaching Aids page.

This is a cover for a see-through presentation binders. You can add your student's name at the top, or use it like it is. This is great for teachers who use binders for their student.... (More)

Assignment Page for Younger Children


Assignment Page for Younger Children

(SP874)

Level: Early Elementary

Type: Teaching Aids

Sub-type: Odds and Ends

 This file has moved to the Teaching Aids page. Scroll down to find it. 

Younger children love this assignment sheet I made just for them! .... (More)

Assignment Pages-one ready to use and one editable


Assignment Pages-one ready to use and one editable

(SP875)

Level: Early Intermediate

Type: Teaching Aids

Sub-type: Odds and Ends

This file can be found here. 

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Welcome Poster


Welcome Poster

(SP880)

Type: Teaching Aids

Sub-type: Odds and Ends

This file has moved to the Teaching Aids page. ... (More)

Flowers Practice Chart


Flowers Practice Chart

(SP885)

Level: Elementary

Type: Teaching Aids

Sub-type: Odds and Ends

Practice charts have moved to the Teaching Aids page. 

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The NoteBoys: The Incredible Whole Rest


The NoteBoys: The Incredible Whole Rest

(SP950)

Level: Elementary

Type: Teaching Aids

Sub-type: Rhythm

This file is temporarily not available.

The NoteBoys are back. This time they want to help your students understand that a whole rest means to rest for the entire measure, regardless of the time signature. Your students will enjoy the humor and it will help them remember! ... (More)
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