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Note Value with Halloween Spooky Math

Note Value Halloween Spooky Math

Whether or not your students are going trick-or-treating this year; you can make your Halloween month of the piano lessons fun. Today’s worksheet is an off-the-bench activity or homework. Halloween Spooky Math Worksheet will help to review and reinforce note value concept. Basic Note Value The worksheet was designed for the youngest students, who just […]

Strengthen Piano Fingers with Robot Fingers Tapping Cards

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The finger independence and the use of finger numbers are two crucial elements of early piano studying. The good news is those concepts can be fortified by playing a variety of games and special activities. One of those is Robot Piano Fingers. Play it with Robot Fingers Tapping Cards. For instance, one of my students […]

Integrating Piano Improvisation into Beginner Lesson

Integrating Piano Improvisation into Beginner Lesson

Improvisation is a key to sparking creativity and maintaining interest in the process of studying piano. Unfortunately, piano improvisation is commonly neglected in piano lessons. Not because teachers do not value it, but because we all are on a schedule, exams, recitals, festivals, and squishing in a little bit of fun and silly is not […]

Progressive Strategies to Practice Piano Scales

Playing scales is the most common way to develop finger dexterity, hands independents and coordination. There is no doubt that scale practice often becomes a chore for many students. The boredom of going up and down together with thoughtless playing diminishes the value of such an important technique and it turns into rooting unhealthy habits. […]

How to Inspire and Motivate Piano Students

How to inspire and motivate piano students

Nowadays children are born into a fast-paced, technology-driven world, that changes rapidly and remarkably every day. Accepting the idea that today’s children cannot be motivated the same way as 20 years ago could help to adopt some new motivation strategy. Among the well-known approaches as choosing the good variety of repertoire, performing in festivals and […]