Tag: activities for piano lessons

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.

How to Choose the Best Metronome for Your Piano Students

Whether you and your piano students are raving fans of the metronome, or whether your feelings are quite the opposite, in this article you’ll find a list of creative metronome options your piano students will love. Keep reading to learn how to choose the best metronome for your piano students.

Bundle of 10 Exciting Music Card Games for Beginning Students and Beyond!

Looking for useful activities to do during your music camp, group classes, music classroom setting, or even during a private piano lesson?  Kids get so excited when you pull out a game, and they are sure to love the cute and colourful themes in this HUGE bundle of ten I Have, Who Has? music card games.

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.

Ten Tips for Using the Springtime Musical Spelling Bee Game at Piano Lessons

Here’s an enjoyable piano lesson game that will help reinforce note-reading skills while at the same time producing loads of giggles from your students! Try the Springtime Musical Spelling Bee game and watch your students’ abilities improve.

Inspire Your Teens to Level Up With Video Game Style Music

Help your teen and tween students stay excited about piano with these fun-to-use, super accessible video game style pieces. I’ll show you all sorts of ways you can use Saga Land in your studio. Perfect for online lessons and digital pianos too!

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.

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At MelodyPayne.com, our mission is to provide piano teaching resources, sheet music, and ideas that will help you and your piano students thrive!

Hi! I’m Melody Payne, a pianist and piano teacher, educational resource author, a fun-loving wife to the most wonderful and talented hubby I could ask for, and a lifelong learner who loves to share. I want to make your life as a music teacher easier by writing and sharing helpful and relevant music teaching articles, and by creating educational resources with your very own students in mind. If you are a parent who wants to enroll your child in piano lessons, I’d love for us to get started building those skills that can give your child a lifetime of musical enjoyment!

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