Animal Actions Rhythm Game - Let's Play Music
This Animal Actions Rhythm Game is the perfect way to get things moving and practice listening and note recognition skills at the same time.
Music Fortune Teller - just a little more
A Music Fortune Teller is a great way to review musical concepts learned. If you have forgotten how to play, here is a link that describes in detail how ..
8 alternatives to drilling flashcards for note reading help
Do you find you reach for the flashcards first when your student needs note-reading assistance? Try these 8 suggestions first for an effective change.
A DIY Piano Teaching Tool For Hand Position Fixes
This easy-to-make piano teaching tool can help to encourage curved fingers and a rounded hand shape. Check out our 9 ways to use it!
The Montessori-Inspired Piano Curriculum by Keyndergarten
Lila has been VERY interested in learning to play the piano lately — and although I play myself, I had absolutely no idea how to teach someone else to play! Luckily, I saw Deniz’s Keyn…
22 Creative Ways To Play It One... More...Time...
Here's a quick and easy 'how-to' that will change up this part of your piano lesson routine. The next time you are wanting your piano kids to 'Play it again' try this activity instead.
Plan the Ultimate First Piano Lesson for a Five Year Old Beginner – Colourful Keys
Lesson planning is a helpful tool for piano teachers, even if you don't follow it! This plan is for a very first piano lesson with a five year old beginner.
3 Ideas for Helping Piano Students with Right/Left Coordination – Colourful Keys
Some piano students can struggle with right/left coordination when reading beginning piano pieces. Get 3 ideas for your struggling students in this post!
Piano Practice Kits - Efficient Practice Gamefied – Colourful Keys
Piano students sometimes just go through the motions in their home piano practice. With these piano practice kits that will all change!
Animal Alphabet Clothespin Matching cards - Susan Paradis Piano Teaching Resources
Animal Alphabet Clothespin Matching Cards is an activity for young students who are learning 15 notes around middle C and piano key cards.
List compiled by Joy Morin ALL-IN-ONE APPS Music for Little Mozarts ($0.99) This app corresponds with the the Music For Little Mozarts piano method books (published by Alfred), but this app is perfect for any pre-school or Kindergarten-aged piano students. The app uses the characters Mozart Mouse and Beethoven Bear to learn about high versus low sounds,… Continue reading Music Apps
My Favorite Piano Teaching Aid: Iwako Erasers | Very Piano
Have you discovered Iwako erasers in piano lessons yet? My piano students and I use them for practically everything in piano lessons, except erasing! Iwako erasers are cute, little erasers that come in all sorts of fun shapes. They come in almost any shape imaginable. You can’t go wrong with a set of animal erasers. The food shapes are always ... Read More about My Favorite Piano Teaching Aid: Iwako Erasers
Inspire Your Students With Bite-Sized Piano Composition Prompts
Composing is a great way to reinforce music theory, but we don't always have time in lessons. Bite-sized piano composition prompts might be the key for you.
Color by Music! Sailboat
As simple and fun as a color-by-number, the students will use the key at the bottom of the page and identify musical symbols: Quarter note, half note, quarter rest, whole note, and eighth-notes.