Teaching Resources for Music

Here are links to free printable worksheets and other resources for teaching music.

Music Theory:

Musicards.net has flashcards for learning notes and key signatures online.

Treble Clef Notes Quia Game - This Quia game has flashcards, a matching game, and a concentration game for the notes on the treble clef.

Treble Clef Notes Matching Game - This is a matching game for the notes on the treble clef that you can print on heavy paper and use as a matching or concentration game. You can also write the names of the notes on the back of each note card and use the cards as small flashcards.

Bass Clef Notes Quia Game - This Quia game has flashcards, a matching game, and a concentration game for the notes on the bass clef.

Bass Clef Notes Matching Game - This is a matching game for the notes on the treble clef that you can print on heavy paper and use as a matching or concentration game. You can also write the names of the notes on the back of each note card and use the cards as small flashcards.

 

Composers:

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Classics for Kids offers lesson plans and teaching resources for learning about classical music. There are radio shows featuring stories and music of different composers. The shows are fun and interesting to listen to.

Composers - DSO Kids has a page for learning about different composers. Each link has a short biography of a composer, and a sample of his or her work to listen to.

Free unit study about George Gershwin by Homegrown Learners 

Free mini-unit about Johann Sebastian Bach by DIY Homeschooler.

Free unit study about Mozart by Jimmie

 

The Orchestra:

Instruments - DSO Kids has a page for learning about different instruments. Each page has a picture and description of an instrument, as well a a link that lets you listen to that instrument play. Click on an instrument, and see if your child can quess which one it is.

Classics for Kids has an interactive chart of the instruments of the orchestra.

Kids' Pages has free printable flashcards for musical instruments.

 

Flash Cards

Uncheck the "Both Sides" box to show only one side. Then, you can click on the term to flip the card over. You can also choose to play a game by choosing a different option under "Choose a study mode."