New Interactive Game: Catch the Half Note

    This new game is a little more of a fun one for very beginner students who are just learning the difference between quarter, half, and whole notes. It is set up like a shooting gallery, only the objective is to click on the…

Zazzle Store

I just recently decided to open a “store” on Zazzle selling customized products for music lovers. (Zazzle is a company where you can upload your designs and they will print them for you. If other people buy your designs, you receive a small royalty.) So…

Teaching Kids to Compose: Guided Composition

This post contains affiliate links. See our Affiliate Disclosure for more information. This school year in my piano studio I decided to try something a little different. At my Spring Recital, I plan to have all my students play a song they composed themselves in…

My Piano Notebook Stickers

Recently I wrote a post about how another blogger had inspired me with her printable keyboard stickers. I started thinking about all the applications for my own set of printable stickers, my creative juices started flowing.  One Idea I had was to create this set…

New Rhythm Worksheets: 6/8 Time Signature

    These two worksheets are for practicing 6/8 time signature rhythms. The first one is a simple matching game. The student claps the rhythm, then decides which song has that rhythm. The second worksheet has notes missing, and the student must go through the…