Beginning Piano Lessons
Category: Beginning Piano Lessons
Calling all unicorns and dinosaurs enthusiasts! Here are some free or very low-cost music colouring worksheets designed to help young beginner piano students review finger numbers, piano keys, basic music symbols, and notes of the middle C position. Read on to discover five ways to use these adorable colouring pages today!
The Perfect Middle C Note Reading Game for Beginning Piano Students
The Middle C Note Reading Game is a fun tool for helping beginning students develop fluency as they learn songs that use what is traditionally referred to as “Middle C Position notes”. Students will feel more confident learning new notes beyond F3-G4 as they learn to sight-read these notes faster.
8 Easy Games to Play in a First Piano Lesson
Life as a piano teacher can be pretty demanding at times. If you feel like you’re spending all of your spare time trying to plan the perfect piano lesson for your new beginners, you’re not alone. In this article, I’m going to introduce you to 8 quick and easy games to play in a first piano lesson that are packed with musical benefits.
Preschool Rhythm Activity Cards for Engaging Piano Lessons
These preschool rhythm activity cards are my go-to cards for teaching rhythmic values and time signatures to all of my preschool piano students. They are a must for the preschool piano teacher’s toolbox, and are a resource I wish I had when I was starting out teaching piano lessons to preschoolers.
25 Favorite Hymns for Beginning Pianists (Bonus: Create Your Own Accompaniments)
I love the old hymns, discovering chord patterns, expanding my accompaniment styles, and therefore, teaching hymns for beginning pianists. In this post, I will share a peek inside Simple Hymns for Worship as well as give you ideas for creating your own accompaniment/teacher duet part (with a video tutorial!).
Piano Keys Are a Breeze! 11 Introductory Piano Key Recognition Activities
Looking for cute and colourful keyboard geography worksheets to use with your young, beginning piano students? Piano Keys Are a Breeze is a fantastic, inexpensive resource that includes 11 appealing worksheets that your in-person or online students can start using today.
5 Reasons to Use Junior Superstar Scales with Young Beginners
Young beginners can feel excited when starting piano lessons. It is important to capitalize on that early enthusiasm and help students to progress quickly. Even young beginners can benefit so much through learning to play pentascales. It’s a great means to isolate important skills such as keyboard geography and recognizing intervals.
5 Off-Bench Activities for Piano Lessons
It’s a well-known truth that children learn best through play, and we can take advantage of that bit of knowledge and use a variety of activities during piano lessons to keep things fresh, engaging, and most of all, fun! These activities can be used both in-person, and online with a few modifications, so they’re ideal for a variety of teaching situations. They’re also great for groups.