Clown Fish | Free Color-by-Note Worksheet (Rhythm)

Kids love the chance to color, so grab the crayons and lets have some fun. This free printable music theory worksheet drills basic rhythms, including the whole note, half  note, quarter note, and rests.

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Clown Fish | Free Color-by-Note Worksheet


Crayons Needed
Green, Light Blue, Dark Blue, Orange, Red, Dark Gray

If you sharing this worksheet with your kids, and you’re not quite sure which note is which, or how many beats a particular note get, don’t worry. Here’s a link to a post that will tell you everything you need to know.

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Monster-Themed Musical Spelling Bee – Free Note Name Worksheet

Want some monster-sized fun for your piano students. That’s what the following free printable worksheet delivers!

You students will have a chance to drill and practice their treble clef note names and learn a little about music notation with this free printable monster-themed musical spelling bee worksheet.

Students complete this worksheet by reading the  spelling the word below the music staff. Then they write the word on the staff with music notes. This worksheet is ideal for  your 5-7 year old piano students!

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Monster Music Spelling Bee | Free Note Name Worksheet



Musical Spelling Bee | Free Treble & Bass Clef Note Name Worksheets

Most piano students struggle with note names. To help them overcome this challenge it’s great to have a large assortment of flash cards, games, and note name worksheets on hand.

These musical spelling bee worksheets are perfect for the first year piano student. They have just the right mix of cute graphics and practical exercises to learn note names. These worksheets also give students one of their first opportunities to write musical notation.

To complete these worksheets students read the word below the staff, and then write the word in whole notes on the staff. An example kicks things off. Then there are nine words for students to write in music notes.

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Musical Spelling Bee | Treble Clef Note Name Worksheet


Musical Spelling Bee | Bass Clef Note Name Worksheet



Color-by-Note | Treble Clef Note Names Worksheet Bundle

Want to make learning your note names fun? You don’t need to spend hours flipping through flash cards to try to memorize your treble clef note names. This color-by-note worksheet pack includes five worksheets that help kids to memorize note names as they do what they love to do most – color! Kid pick a space to color, match the alphabet letter to a music note, and then grab their crayons.

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Color-by-Note | Treble Clef Note Names Worksheet Bundle


Color-by-Note Bundle Includes:

Clown Fish Note Name Worksheet
Let’s Have a Party (Cake w/Stars) Note Name Worksheet
Ice Cream Note Name Worksheet
Circus Clown Note Name Worksheet
Bumblebee with Beehive Note Name Worksheet

Color-by-Note | Treble Clef Note Names Worksheet Bundle


Scale Sleuth™ | Musical Scales Workbook for Kids

Scale are an important part of music lessons. Unfortunately, most music teachers do little more than drill scales and drive kids crazy.

The Scale Sleuth™ | Musical Scales: Breaking the Code (Workbook) from provides music students with “light bulb” moments – helping kids to understand why the study of scales is important, why composers use so many different scales, and how they can build them themselves – by breaking the secret code.

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The Scale Sleuth workbook includes:
• Introduction
• Worksheet 1: Major Scales
• Worksheet 2: Minor Scales
• Worksheet 3: Egyptian, Octatonic, Blues, Whole Tone and Pentatonic Scales
• Quiz
• Answer Key

Worksheet 1: Major Scales introduces students to the major scale. It shows them the whole and half step pattern for the major scale, providing examples, and then gives students a chance to practice writing a few major scales themselves.


The worksheet concludes with a “Scales in Action” example showing students that the melody for Joy to the World begins with a complete descending major scale.


Scale Sleuth™ | Musical Scales: Breaking the Code takes the “boring out of scale study, and  is a great addition to piano teacher libraries!

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Suck It Up! (Straws) | Music Terms Review Game

Here’s a fun game for your music lab time or music camp. Suck It Up! divides groups of students in two teams, racing against each other to answer 10 unit review questions. The teams use straws to carry answers from the answer square table the game board table. The first team to get all 10 answers correct wins the game.

Review anything you like – Music Terms, Music Composers, Note Names, etc. The game is totally flexible.

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Suck It Up! | Music Lesson Review Game


The game instructions, game board and answer squares are all included in the printable packet.


Note Name & Rhythm Relay | Music Theory Game

Activity and learning always work well together, so this game is sure to be a hit with your young piano students.

I’ve included ideas for a Note Name Relay and a Rhythm Relay below.

Note Name Relay

Step 1 – Teacher calls out note and a clef.

Step 2 – Student in position #1 select correct note and runs to position #2.

Step 3 – Student in position #2 select “Right Hand” or “Left Hand” card and runs to position #3.

Step 4 – Student in position #3 reads the fingering above the note, selects the card with the correct finger circled and runs to the finish line.


Teacher calls out “Treble Clef – G”

Suzie selects the Treble Clef – G, and runs to Julie.

Julie sees that it’s a note in the treble clef. She selects “Right Hand”, card and runs to Mandy.

Mandy reads the fingering above the note, selects the correct number card and runs to the finish line.


Rhythm Relay

Step 1 – Teacher calls out rhythm.

Step 2 – Students in position #1 select rhythm and runs to position #2.

Step 3 – Students in position #2 select the note’s rhythmic value and run to the finish line.

Teacher calls out “Half Note.”

Suzie selects the half note, and runs to Julie.

Julie sees that it’s a half note. She selects “2 Beats”, and runs to the finish line.