Note-to-key recognition activity

The lessons are in full swing and you want to be ready for any unexpected challenges your students might face. That is why I keep my teacher’s binder always full of worksheets and activities. My students are already familiar with the green duotang from where I can pull a magic sheet to practice anything 😃. […]

Keyboard Geography with Keys on Top Game

Keyboard Geography with Keys on Top Game

Keyboard geography is one of the first concepts the beginner piano student is introduced to. Not only it helps the novice piano learner to get familiar with the piano but also to make sense of the piano keyboard note organization. How to promote note-to-key recognition practice? Use one of the most admirable games – Keys […]

Listening activity cards for your youngest piano students

listening activity cards

Yesterday was the first in many months of quarantine in-person lessons in the studio and oh boy, did I miss all that live interaction! Even with all health protocols in place! To make the first lesson special for my beginners I created cards for listening activity. The concepts high/low, fast/slow, and happy/sad are too abstract […]

Accidentals on the keys concept reviewing with unicorn printable

accidentals

Accidentals shouldn’t be difficult. And today’s unicorn-themed printable was created to prove that. It will help to unravel the secrets of naming the black keys. Either you are introducing the students to sharps, or only flats or both accidentals, this worksheet will make the learning fun. Accidentals success There are a few simple rules to […]