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Valentine Card Rhythm Hunt


Valentine Card Rhythm Hunt

(SP230)

Level: Early Elementary

Type: Games

Sub-type: Rhythm

Sub-type2: Seasonal

This game is in a new location. ... (More)
Hearts and Clubs - Notes


Hearts and Clubs - Notes

(SP234)

Level: Elementary

Type: Games

Sub-type: Music Reading

Sub-type2: Seasonal

This game has moved to a new location. ... (More)
Hearts and Clubs - Intervals


Hearts and Clubs - Intervals

(SP236)

Level: Late Elementary

Type: Games

Sub-type: Music Reading

Sub-type2: Seasonal

This game as moved to the Valentine Page. ... (More)
Steal a Heart


Steal a Heart

(SP238)

Level: Intermediate

Type: Games

Sub-type: Music Reading

Sub-type2: Seasonal

This has moved to the Valentine page..... (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)

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 - Hide and Seek game for note identification


Note-Go-Find - Hide and Seek game for note identification

(SP417)

Level: Elementary

Type: Games

Sub-type: Music Reading

This file has moved to the game page. This is a fun music game to learn note names and practice note identification. The printable is black and white and looks great.... (More)

Note Bingo


Note Bingo

(SP420)

Level: Elementary

Type: Games

Sub-type: Music Reading

This file has been updated and moved to the game page.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

Sub-type2: Seasonal

This game has moved to a new locaton. Please click on the link. ... (More)
Animal Alphabet Keyboard Clothespin Matching Cards


Animal Alphabet Keyboard Clothespin Matching Cards

(SP443)

Level: Elementary

Type: Games

Sub-type: Piano Keyboard

 

 Instructions for the keyboard and staff version can be found here:

http://www.susanparadis.com/alphabet-animal-keyboard-clothespin-matching-cards/ ... (More)

Animal Alphabet Matching Cards


Animal Alphabet Matching Cards

(SP444)

Level: Early Elementary

Type: Games

Sub-type: Music Reading

Instructions for the keyboard and staff version can be found here:

http://www.susanparadis.com/alphabet-animal-keyboard-clothespin-matching-cards/ ... (More)

Animal Alphabet Search and Find Game or Worksheet


Animal Alphabet Search and Find Game or Worksheet

(SP445)

Level: Early Elementary

Type: Games

Sub-type: Music Reading

This item has moved to the game page. There are 12 pages divided into 2 files. Each page is a bingo-type game for beginning students to identify notes starting at bass C and going up to treble G. Using magnetic bingo chips, the student will cover the notes as ... (More)
Firefighter Finger Numbers


Firefighter Finger Numbers

(SP495)

Level: Early Elementary

Type: Games

Sub-type: Symbols \ Vocabulary

This file has been moved to the game page..... (More)

Finger Number Bingo


Finger Number Bingo

(SP517)

Level: Elementary

Type: Games

Sub-type: Music Reading

This file has moved to the game page. ... (More)
Goofy Piano Card Game


Goofy Piano Card Game

(SP554)

Level: Elementary

Type: Games

Sub-type: Music Reading

This game has moved to the game page. ... (More)
Music Alphabet


Music Alphabet

(SP555)

Level: Early Elementary

Type: Games

Sub-type: Music Reading

This file has moved to the game page..... (More)

Skittles Board Game


Skittles Board Game

(SP575)

Level: Late Elementary and up

Type: Games

Sub-type: Music Reading

This file has been moved to the game page. This is a really fun board game from Cecilly that you can play with 4 students. Don.... (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 game has moved to here. ... (More)

Fish Flash Cards


Fish Flash Cards

(SP582)

Level: Elementary

Type: Games

Sub-type: Music Reading

This file has moved to the game page. 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..... (More)

Cover The Keys Game


Cover The Keys Game

(SP583)

Level: Early Elementary

Type: Games

Sub-type: Music Reading

This game has been moved to the game page. 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 ... (More)
La Notación MusicalLa Notation Musicale


La Notación MusicalLa Notation Musicale

(SP585)

Level: Elementary

Type: Games

Sub-type: Music Reading

This file has moved to the game page. All the world does not use the same names for music notes. If you are from a Spanish or French speaking country, here is.... (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 file has moved to the game page. 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

The file has moved to the game page. 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)

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 file has been moved to the game page. 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.... (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

This game has been moved to here. 

Find the instructions are on this page:.... (More)

Snowflake Keyboard Race


Snowflake Keyboard Race

(SP610)

Level: Late Elementary

Type: Games

Sub-type: Piano Keyboard

Sub-type2: Seasonal

The Christmas and winter games have been moved here. 

Directions to this game are found on this blog post. ... (More)

Fly Keyboard Flash Cards


Fly Keyboard Flash Cards

(SP612)

Level: Elementary

Type: Games

Sub-type: Piano Keyboard

This file has been moved to the game page..... (More)

Snowman and Reindeer Note Game


Snowman and Reindeer Note Game

(SP634)

Level: Elementary

Type: Games

Sub-type: Music Reading

Sub-type2: Seasonal

This Christmas game has moved here.

 

... (More)

Snowmen and Reindeer Interval Game


Snowmen and Reindeer Interval Game

(SP636)

Level: Elementary

Type: Games

Sub-type: Music Reading

Sub-type2: Seasonal

This game has moved here. ... (More)

Snowmen and Reindeer Game-Rhythm


Snowmen and Reindeer Game-Rhythm

(SP638)

Level: Elementary

Type: Games

Sub-type: Rhythm

Sub-type2: Seasonal

This game has moved.... (More)

Snowman Note Bingo


Snowman Note Bingo

(SP645)

Level: Late Elementary

Type: Games

Sub-type: Music Reading

Sub-type2: Seasonal

The Chrismas games have moved to here. ... (More)

Music Bingo


Music Bingo

(SP650)

Level: Elementary

Type: Games

Sub-type: Scales

This file has moved to the game page.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 tha.... (More)

The Easiest Music Bingo Game: Music Is FUN


The Easiest Music Bingo Game: Music Is FUN

(SP651)

Level: Early Elementary

Type: Games

Sub-type: Symbols

This file has been moved to the game page. This music bingo game only has 8 squares, so it is quick for young students with short attention spans..... (More)

Musical Memory Game 1


Musical Memory Game 1

(SP654)

Level: Early Elementary

Type: Games

Sub-type: Symbols \ Vocabulary

This file has moved to the game page. 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.... (More)

Musical Memory Game Set Two


Musical Memory Game Set Two

(SP655)

Level: Elementary

Type: Games

Sub-type: Symbols \ Vocabulary

This file has moved to the game page. ... (More)
Musical Memory Game Set 3


Musical Memory Game Set 3

(SP656)

Level: Elementary

Type: Games

Sub-type: Symbols \ Vocabulary

This file has moved to the game page..... (More)

Musical Memory Game level 4


Musical Memory Game level 4

(SP657)

Level: Elementary

Type: Games

This file has moved to the game page..... (More)

Musical Memory Game Level 5A


Musical Memory Game Level 5A

(SP658)

Level: Late Elementary

Type: Games

Sub-type: Symbols \ Vocabulary

This file has moved to the game page. This is the 5th level of a memory type game for music vocabulary words. Levels 1-4 are found above..... (More)

Musical Memory Game Level 5B


Musical Memory Game Level 5B

(SP659)

Level: Early Intermediate

Type: Games

Sub-type: Symbols \ Vocabulary

This file has moved to the game page. 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.)

Prin.... (More)

Save the Turkey Game


Save the Turkey Game

(SP675)

Level: Early Elementary

Type: Games

Sub-type: Symbols \ Vocabulary

Sub-type2: Seasonal

This game has moved to the Thanksgiving page. 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 file has move. Go to this Thanksgiving page, where you can also find sets 1 and 3. ... (More)

Chasing the Turkey Board Game


Chasing the Turkey Board Game

(SP680)

Level: Elementary

Type: Games

Sub-type: Symbols \ Vocabulary

Sub-type2: Seasonal

Follow the link for the intstructions. 

Chasing the Turkey ... (More)

Interval Bingo Game


Interval Bingo Game

(SP695)

Level: Late Elementary

Type: Games

Sub-type: Music Reading

Thie file has moved to the game page. If you.... (More)

Rhythm Round About


Rhythm Round About

(SP746)

Level: Elementary

Type: Games

Sub-type: Rhythm

This file has moved to the game page. 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)

Counting up the Mountain


Counting up the Mountain

(SP752)

Level: Early Elementary

Type: Games

Sub-type: Rhythm

This file has moved to the game page. 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 ... (More)
Rhythm Pizza


Rhythm Pizza

(SP754)

Level: Elementary

Type: Games

Sub-type: Rhythm

This file has moved to the game page. 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

This file has moved to the game page. These are the cards you can use for a beginning rhythm activity by Cecilly called Quarter Note Hunt. Go to my blog for the d ... (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)
Fish Rhythm Cards for beginners


Fish Rhythm Cards for beginners

(SP768)

Level: Elementary

Type: Games

Sub-type: Rhythm

This file has moved to the game page. ... (More)
Christmas Tune Challenge


Christmas Tune Challenge

(SP771)

Level: Intermediate

Type: Games

Sub-type: Rhythm

Sub-type2: Seasonal

This file has moved to the Christmas Page. 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)
Silly Sentences


Silly Sentences

(SP774)

Level: Early Intermediate

Type: Games

Sub-type: Symbols \ Vocabulary

This game has been moved to the game page.... (More)

Rhythm Memory Game


Rhythm Memory Game

(SP775)

Level: Early Elementary

Type: Games

Sub-type: Rhythm

This file has moved to the game page. This is a memory game for students who have learned the basic notes and rests. 

.... (More)

Three or Four?


Three or Four?

(SP777)

Level: Elementary

Type: Games

Sub-type: Rhythm

This game has moved to to the game page. 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.... (More)

Easter Egg Hunt


Easter Egg Hunt

(SP780)

Level: Elementary

Type: Games

Sub-type: Rhythm

Sub-type2: Seasonal

This game has activity has moved to the Easter page. 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. Students like this..... (More)

Easter Egg Find the Notes


Easter Egg Find the Notes

(SP781)

Level: Elementary

Type: Games

Sub-type: Rhythm

Sub-type2: Seasonal

This file has moved to the Easter page. This game is like Quarter Note Hunt, but for the Easter season. Print and cut out the cards. Fold each card in the.... (More)

Make a Keyboard


Make a Keyboard

(SP801)

Level: Elementary

Type: Games

Sub-type: Piano Keyboard

Revised!

Young beginners often don.... (More)

Flash Cards for Fly Swatter Games


Flash Cards for Fly Swatter Games

(SP811)

Level: Intermediate

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 blogto find larger staves for younger students. ... (More)
Large Size Fly Flash Cards


Large Size Fly Flash Cards

(SP814)

Level: Elementary

Type: Games

Sub-type: Music Reading

Sub-type2: Seasonal

This file has moved to the Game Page. 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 Words


Music Alphabet Words

(SP840)

Level: Late Elementary

Type: Games

Sub-type: Music Reading

This file has moved to the game page. 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 Flash Cards


Key Signature Flash Cards

(SP846)

Level: Early Intermediate

Type: Games

Sub-type: Key Signatures

This file has moved to the teaching aids page. You can print as many of the cards as you need for flash cards or card games..... (More)

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