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Shamrock Notes for St. Patrick's Day


Shamrock Notes for St. Patrick's Day

(SP264)

Level: Elementary

Type: Worksheets

Sub-type2: Seasonal

This St. Patrick's Day worksheet has 3 pages of notes including a black and white version. There are many different activities you can do with this, from simply writing notes to playing games with a magnetic wand..... (More)

Clover Full Of Notes Rhythm Worksheet


Clover Full Of Notes Rhythm Worksheet

(SP266)

Level: Late Elementary

Type: Worksheets

Sub-type2: Seasonal

This worksheet is a cute St. Patrick ... (More)
Bunny Basics - a Note Story


Bunny Basics - a Note Story

(SP290)

Level: Elementary

Type: Worksheets

Sub-type: Music Reading

Sub-type2: Seasonal

Most students love note stories. This is a fill-in-the notes printable about pet rabbits. Students learn a little about bunnies as well as review the notes on the grand staff. Use this at a group lesson or with an individual student for some Easter season fun. ... (More)
Bunny Keys to Color


Bunny Keys to Color

(SP292)

Level: Early Elementary

Type: Worksheets

Sub-type: Piano Keyboard

Sub-type2: Seasonal

In this worksheet, students label and color keys on small ... (More)
Color the Egg Puzzle


Color the Egg Puzzle

(SP293)

Level: Elementary

Type: Worksheets

Sub-type: Music Reading

Sub-type2: Seasonal

This is a black and white egg puzzle to reinforce notes on the staff around middle C. Students color each section of the puzzle to go with the note names. You can use this as a worsheet, or cut it out and make a game. This printable is fun for the Easter season, or it can be used any time. ... (More)
Strawberry Notes


Strawberry Notes

(SP312)

Level: Elementary

Type: Worksheets

Sub-type: Music Reading

On this simple worksheet, students write the names of the notes on the strawberries. ... (More)
Our Buggy Friends - a ladybug note story


Our Buggy Friends - a ladybug note story

(SP314)

Level: Elementary

Type: Worksheets

Sub-type: Music Reading

This is a short note story to go along with my summer ladybug theme. If you have students who liked the other note stories I posted, such as True Bat Facts and Bunny Basics, here is another one. It is also good for summer camps. ... (More)
Follow the Bunny Trail – an Easter season worksheet


Follow the Bunny Trail – an Easter season worksheet

(SP380)

Level: Elementary

Type: Worksheets

Sub-type2: Seasonal

This Easter season printable has notes on the treble and bass staves with little bunny footprints leading to an Easter egg, Students write the name of the notes on the Easter eggs!

... (More)
<em>Summer Treats</em> (a Note Story)


Summer Treats (a Note Story)

(SP394)

Level: Elementary

Type: Worksheets

Sub-type: Music Reading

Sub-type2: Seasonal

This is a little rhyme with blanks for students to fill in the notes to complete the poem. It is part of my printable worksheet series with.... (More)

Orange Popsicles


Orange Popsicles

(SP397)

Level: Elementary

Type: Worksheets

Sub-type: Music Reading

Sub-type2: Seasonal

Here is another printable worksheet with a summer treat theme. This one is a review of writing notes on the grand staff and is a companion to Yogurt Rhythms..... (More)

Frozen Yogurt Rhythms


Frozen Yogurt Rhythms

(SP398)

Level: Elementary

Type: Worksheets

Sub-type: Rhythm

Sub-type2: Seasonal

This is part of a collection of printable worksheets for the summer with the  theme of summertime treats. This one ... (More)
Snow Cone Signs and Symbols


Snow Cone Signs and Symbols

(SP399)

Level: Elementary

Type: Worksheets

Sub-type: Music Reading

Sub-type2: Seasonal

This printable worksheet is part of the series of "summer treats.... (More)

Notes in the Fast Lane


Notes in the Fast Lane

(SP400)

Level: Elementary

Type: Worksheets

This is a set of 4 levels of a timed note reading activity. Students must  be able to complete each page within a certain time period before they can go on to the next level. While this will not help students actually play the notes on the piano, it will.... (More)

Notes in the Fast Lane 5-8


Notes in the Fast Lane 5-8

(SP401)

Level: Elementary

Type: Worksheets

Sub-type: Music Reading

There are 4 more pages here to go with the post right above this. I added some more notes to complete all the notes from bass C to treble C. I changed colors to help keep track of all the levels.

... (More)
Notes in the Fast Lane 9-12


Notes in the Fast Lane 9-12

(SP402)

Level: Late Elementary

Type: Worksheets

Sub-type: Music Reading

The is the next series in the set of speed reading notes. There are four pages which use all the notes on the grand staff. ... (More)
Find the Starting Note


Find the Starting Note

(SP415)

Level: Early Elementary

Type: Worksheets

Sub-type: Music Reading

I made this to help a student who had trouble finding the correct starting position. The PDF contains ... (More)
Find the Starting Note Part 2


Find the Starting Note Part 2

(SP416)

Level: Late Elementary

Type: Worksheets

Sub-type: Music Reading

This worksheet is more difficult than Find the Starting Note #SP415, posted above. Students write the finger numbers on the worksheet and then play the examples, using more difficult positions and accidentals. Excellent to check up on the student ... (More)
Grand Staff Printible Set


Grand Staff Printible Set

(SP424)

Level: Elementary

Type: Worksheets

Sub-type: Music Reading

This is a set of 4 printables that can be used as worksheets, posters, or binder covers. The first two printables are in color and the third and forth pages are black and white. Two of the grand staves have the music alphabet printed on the notes, and two are blank so that students can label the not ... (More)
I Can Write the Music Alphabet


I Can Write the Music Alphabet

(SP435)

Level: Early Elementary

Type: Worksheets

Sub-type: Piano Keyboard

This worksheet helps students learn the music alphabet with 4 different exercises on the page. The print is large for younger students and to make it easier to use with an iPad. ... (More)
I Can Count Rhythm


I Can Count Rhythm

(SP437)

Level: Early Elementary

Type: Worksheets

Sub-type: Rhythm

This worksheet helps students practice beginning rhythm vocabulary, drawing note values, and counting. The print is large for younger students and to make it easier to use with an iPad.This is a companion to I Can Write the Music Alphabet. (SP435 above) ... (More)
I Can Count Rests! 


I Can Count Rests! 

(SP439)

Level: Elementary

Type: Worksheets

Sub-type: Rhythm

This worksheet helps students practice naming whole, half, and quarter rests. They also practice drawing rests and counting them in a measure. The print is large to use with an.... (More)

Colorful Hands


Colorful Hands

(SP499)

Level: Early Elementary

Type: Worksheets

Sub-type: Music Reading

Beginning students can learn their left and right hands with this worksheet. ... (More)
Blank Circle of Fifths Worksheet


Blank Circle of Fifths Worksheet

(SP511)

Level: Intermediate

Type: Worksheets

Sub-type: Key Signatures

This worksheet can be printed out for students to ... (More)
Finger Numbers for Beginners


Finger Numbers for Beginners

(SP518)

Level: Early Elementary

Type: Worksheets

Sub-type: Music Reading

This is a worksheet for very young beginners who are learning finger numbers. It is on my blog here. ... (More)
Colorful Fingers


Colorful Fingers

(SP519)

Level: Pre-reading

Type: Worksheets

Sub-type: Music Reading

Write the finger numbers on the colored fingers. On the blog ... (More)
Lots of Goofs!


Lots of Goofs!

(SP540)

Level: Late Elementary

Type: Worksheets

Sub-type: Music Reading

This printable worksheet will help students learn correct music notation, especially the stem rules. This is great for .... (More)

One is Write, One is Rong


One is Write, One is Rong

(SP541)

Level: Elementary

Type: Worksheets

Sub-type: Music Reading

This is a worksheet for 1st year piano students. There are two ... (More)
Beginner Note Names


Beginner Note Names

(SP557)

Level: Early Elementary

Type: Worksheets

Sub-type: Music Reading

This is a worksheet for early elementary students who are learning the notes before and after middle C. ... (More)
Beginner note names in random order


Beginner note names in random order

(SP558)

Level: early elementary

Type: Worksheets

Sub-type: Music Reading

For those of you who want guide notes and have black and white printers, here is a worksheet that I hope will help.

... (More)
Guide Notes


Guide Notes

(SP559)

Level: Early Elementary

Type: Worksheets

Sub-type: Music Reading

For all of us who use guide notes, here is a new work sheet. There are only 4 notes, treble and bass C, middle C, F, and G. Each of these notes are used 3 times, so this worksheet is not as hard as it first looks to a student.

... (More)
Notes on the Treble Staff


Notes on the Treble Staff

(SP560)

Level: Elementary

Type: Worksheets

Sub-type: Music Reading

This is a worksheet for all the notes on the treble staff. ... (More)
Notes On the Bass Staff


Notes On the Bass Staff

(SP561)

Level: Elementary

Type: Worksheets

Sub-type: Music Reading

Students write the names of all the notes on the bass staff under the note in this worksheet. ... (More)
Turkey Find the Notes


Turkey Find the Notes

(SP564)

Level: Elementary

Type: Worksheets

Sub-type: Music Reading

Read about this here:

Turkey Find the Bass Notes ... (More)

Color Mr. Turkey 


Color Mr. Turkey 

(SP565)

Level: Elementary

Type: Worksheets

Sub-type: Music Reading

Sub-type2: Seasonal

The note version and staff version have been put in the same file. Read about it here. 

Color the Feathers ... (More)

Color Mr. Turkey i


Color Mr. Turkey i

(SP566)

Level: Elementary

Type: Worksheets

Sub-type: Music Reading

Sub-type2: Seasonal

This note and staff version have been combined into one file. Read about it here. 

Color Mr. Turkey ... (More)

Funny Thanksgiving Food


Funny Thanksgiving Food

(SP567)

Level: Elementary

Type: Worksheets

Sub-type: Music Reading

Sub-type2: Seasonal

This file has been moved to:

Funny Thanksgiving Food ... (More)

Turkey Egg Worksheet


Turkey Egg Worksheet

(SP568)

Level: Elementary

Type: Worksheets

Sub-type: Music Reading

Sub-type2: Seasonal

This file has moved to:

http://www.susanparadis.com/thankgiving-worksheet/ ... (More)

Ornament Notes


Ornament Notes

(SP569)

Level: Elementary

Type: Worksheets

Sub-type: Music Reading

Christmas worksheets have a new home ... (More)
Name the Ornament Notes


Name the Ornament Notes

(SP570)

Level: Early Elementary

Type: Worksheets

Sub-type: Music Reading

Christmas Printables have moved to this ... (More)
Mixed Up Ornament Notes


Mixed Up Ornament Notes

(SP571)

Level: Elementary

Type: Worksheets

Sub-type: Music Reading

Christmas printables have moved to this page. ... (More)

Gingerboy Keys


Gingerboy Keys

(SP572)

Level: Early Elementary

Type: Worksheets

Sub-type: Piano Keyboard

Sub-type2: Seasonal

The Christmas worksheets have moved to a new home..... (More)

Draw the Ornaments


Draw the Ornaments

(SP574)

Level: Elementary

Type: Worksheets

Sub-type: Music Reading

Sub-type2: Seasonal

The Christmas worksheets have a new home..... (More)

Valentine Notes


Valentine Notes

(SP579)

Level: Elementary

Type: Worksheets

Sub-type: Music Reading

This is another worksheet in my holiday series of identifying notes. Set your printer to landscape. In addition to just writing the notes inside the hearts, you could also call out notes and the student can put something on the heart. You could use candy or a token. ... (More)
Valentine Note Hunt


Valentine Note Hunt

(SP580)

Level: Elementary

Type: Worksheets

Sub-type: Music Reading

This Valentine-themed worksheet has all the notes from bass C to treble C. Laminate it and use if over and over. ... (More)
Light Up the Tree


Light Up the Tree

(SP586)

Level: Elementary

Type: Worksheets

Sub-type: Music Reading

Sub-type2: Seasonal

Christmas worksheet have a ... (More)
 Hanukkah Worksheets


 Hanukkah Worksheets

(SP587)

Level: Early Elementary

Type: Worksheets

Sub-type: Music Reading

Sub-type2: Seasonal

These Hanukkah worksheets are found ... (More)
Christmas Musical Symbols Matching


Christmas Musical Symbols Matching

(SP589)

Level: Elementary

Type: Worksheets

Sub-type: Music Reading

Sub-type2: Seasonal

Christmas worksheets have a new home here..... (More)

Pumpkin Notes


Pumpkin Notes

(SP597)

Level: Elementary

Type: Worksheets

Sub-type: Music Reading

Sub-type2: Seasonal

This has been moved. It is now found at

http://www.susanparadis.com/pumpkin-notes/

... (More)
Easter Egg Notes


Easter Egg Notes

(SP598)

Level: Elementary

Type: Worksheets

Sub-type: Music Reading

Sub-type2: Seasonal

This is an Easter season worksheet for students to draw the names of notes on the colored egg shaped notes. Beginners who haven ... (More)
Number the Scales


Number the Scales

(SP606)

Level: Intermediate

Type: Worksheets

Sub-type: Scales

A piano teacher requested picture scales without finger numbers so ... (More)
Let's Play Ball


Let's Play Ball

(SP614)

Level: Early Elementary

Type: Worksheets

Sub-type: Piano Keyboard

This is a worksheet to help beginning students learn the keys on the piano. Students draw a line from the keyboard to the correct alphabet letter name. I originally made this for an iPad or other mobile device. Click here if you want directions on how to get it o ... (More)
Rhythm Review Elementary


Rhythm Review Elementary

(SP725)

Level: Elementary

Type: Worksheets

Sub-type: Rhythm

This is a set of 3 rhythm worksheet that correlate with the first 3 levels of the Texas Music Teachers Association (TMTA) theory test. Each printable increases slightly in difficulty. Level 3 of this set includes quarter notes and rests, half notes and rests, dotted half notes, and whole notes an.... (More)

Colorful Rhythm Review levels 4-6


Colorful Rhythm Review levels 4-6

(SP726)

Level: Late Elementary

Type: Worksheets

Sub-type: Rhythm

This is a set of 3 rhythm worksheet that correlate with levels 4-6 of the Texas Music Teachers Association (TMTA) theory test, which is an exam with 12 levels..... (More)

Rhythm Circle for 16th notes


Rhythm Circle for 16th notes

(SP750)

Level: Late Elementary

Type: Worksheets

Sub-type: Rhythm

Some students just don't get note values the first time. When you help your students fill out this chart, they will see the relationship between the note values..... (More)

Rhythm Heart Beats


Rhythm Heart Beats

(SP755)

Level: Early Elementary-Elementary

Type: Worksheets

Sub-type: Rhythm

One way to teach 2 sounds on a beat and beginning rhythm dictation. Go to my blog for instructions. ... (More)
More Rhythm Heart Beats


More Rhythm Heart Beats

(SP756)

Level: Elementary

Type: Worksheets

Sub-type: Rhythm

This is the companion worksheet to Rhythm Hearts, when students are ready for 2 measure dictation. Go to my blog is you want to know how to use hearts to teach eighth notes. ... (More)
Rhythm Roundup


Rhythm Roundup

(SP757)

Level: Late Elementary

Type: Worksheets

Sub-type: Rhythm

This is a little checkup to see if ... (More)
Drawing Notes Primer Level


Drawing Notes Primer Level

(SP778)

Level: Early Elementary

Type: Worksheets

Sub-type: Rhythm

This is a rhythmworksheet for beginning pre-school students to practice drawing quarter, half, and whole notes..... (More)

Major Key Signature Chart (Blank)


Major Key Signature Chart (Blank)

(SP805)

Level: Late Elementary

Type: Worksheets

Sub-type: Key Signature

Students can use this colorful chart to fill in major key signatures. If you would like them to fill in major and minor keys, use this black and white key signature chart which is posted near the top of the page.

... (More)
Simple Sharps


Simple Sharps

(SP806)

Level: Intermediate

Type: Worksheets

Sub-type: Key Signature

This is a large staff with the order of sharps written in a easy to follow way. If you have a student who needs to learn how to do this for an exam, this will help them learn the correct placement.

... (More)
Fearless Flats


Fearless Flats

(SP807)

Level: Intermediate

Type: Worksheets

Sub-type: Key Signature

This is the companion worksheet to Simple Sharps. ... (More)
Down a 4th, Up a 5th


Down a 4th, Up a 5th

(SP812)

Level: Intermediate

Type: Worksheets

Sub-type: Key Signature

This is a large staff with all the sharp key signaures displayed with instructions to go down a 4th, up a 5th when writing them. There is a small staff for students to practice. Use this with the Simple Sharps worksheet. Be sure to set the printer for landscape printing. ... (More)
Up a 4th. Down a 5th


Up a 4th. Down a 5th

(SP813)

Level: Intermediate

Type: Worksheets

Sub-type: Key Signature

This is the companion sheet to the one posted above to help students learn how to write the flat key signatures.

Be sure and set your printer to landscape.

... (More)
Christmas Tree Musical Vocabulary


Christmas Tree Musical Vocabulary

(SP849)

Level: Intermediate

Type: Worksheets

Sub-type: Music Reading

Sub-type2: Seasonal

Christmas worksheets have a new home ... (More)
Let's Draw Treble Clefs


Let's Draw Treble Clefs

(SP951)

Level: Elementary

Type: Worksheets

Sub-type: Music Reading

Created especially for the iPad. ... (More)
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