A Magical Way to Reinforce Note Learning

SAM - A Sorcerer, an Apprentice, and a Magician

The success of learning piano depends on a few factors. One of them is very clear and simple, but taking quite a long time until succession. It is a reading of music notation, especially with the children. Their brain is curious and learning fast. From the other side, the mastering of anything has to be in a game like an environment.

Here is the great way to learn note and to practice note recognition and application of knowledge in the bass and treble clefs. SAM – A Sorcerer, an Apprentice, and a Magician – 3 minutes fun game for any age!

Why not regular worksheet?

Very common age of beginner piano student is 5-6 years old. In this age, children just begin getting reading skills and their memory capacity is not that big to hold long instruction. The amount of information on one page of worksheet could be frustrated. Using one card in a time help children to concentrate on the smaller amount of information and process it faster. From the other side, which precedes the game helps children to go to an imaginative place, learn and have fun!


The game contains One game board60 True and False cards in bass clef, 60 True and False cards in treble clef. Cards fill up 8 pages, the size of the cards is quite small.

How to Play

  • Print out the board and cards. Cut out the cards. Laminate for lifelong use.
  • Before handling cards to the student, tell the story: A musical magician needs the student’s help to defeat the evil sorcerer. They can vanquish evil once and for all by matching the cards as true or false. Help the Magician save his music spells from the Sorcerer!
  • Give the student deck of cards and ask to help the magician organize them between the true and false on the game board. For more fun try timing the student to see how fast they can bring up the knowledge and apply it.

Through this board, game children will fall into the magical realm of music and enchantments. The Wizards game board, accompanied with True/False cards will help students to review the matching cards again and again without a sign of boredom.

Where to Find

You can find SAM – A Sorcerer, an Apprentice and a Magician here. Printing in the Actual size is recommended for the better result. If you looking for other fun printables to your piano lessons, please subscribe to our newsletter and then visit Start Piano Studio shop here. Games, cards, worksheets and free printable will sparkle your everyday piano students’ life!

Have Fun!!!

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