Teacher Guide for using Fun & Games in the music classroom

Teacher Guide for using Fun & Games in online lessons

Fun & Games by Karen North

Fun and Games

 

“A handbook full of innovative and
interesting games to play with students.”

(Music Teacher Magazine UK)

 

2nd edition - extra games!

GREAT RESOURCE FOR TEACHERS

Need some more ideas for fun activities and games? This Fun & Games book has 24 games you can use in studio instrumental lessons, of which 22 can be used in class music lessons. Games are a great way to keep students focused and enthusiastic while learning essential elements of music.

  • Instrumental lessons – suitable for beginners to Grade 3, games cover skills including hand positions, note reading, keyboard recognition, breath control, aural, style, practice methods, scale revision and sight reading. 

  • Class music lessons – 22 of the 24 games are suitable for Primary classes. Games cover skills including note reading, breath control (great for improving class singing), aural, style, rhythm patterns, learning songs. Class games also develop skills in problem solving, collaboration and taking turns. See the free PDF for how to use this book of games with your music class. 

  • Online music lessons – 22 of the 24 games are suitable for online music teaching, see the free PDF for suggestions of how to adapt the games to online use. ​

  • An excellent way to keep students focused and enthusiastic whilst learning basic skills

Music card games

 

"A useful addition to any teacher's bag of tricks." (Music Teacher Magazine UK)

 

Have fun with these music card games,  suitable for beginner students to Grade 2. Great for studio lessons, classroom music, music camps and play at home.

 

Domino Fingering 

  • Match the fingering picture with the correct note letter name, and/or the correct staff notation 

  • Versions: PIANO, VIOLIN, ‘CELLO, FLUTE, CLARINET, TRUMPET, TROMBONE

 

Bags the Beat!

  • A game of speed teaching note values (all instruments) 

 

Chromatic Combo  

  • Teaches chromatic note recognition in different clefs

  • Includes enharmonic matching

  • Versions: TREBLE CLEF ONLY, BASS CLEF ONLY, or TREBLE/BASS CLEFS COMBINED

 

Dynamic Dynamo

  • Match the dynamic symbol/Italian term with its English meaning, and try to keep the supercharged Dynamic Dynamo card in your hand!

 

Domino Treble Clef

  • Match the correct note letter name with the correct staff notation, if you’re lucky you’ll be able to play a wild card! Covers the lines and spaces of the treble clef

  • Great for classroom groups

 

Domino Bass Clef

  • Match the correct note letter name with the correct staff notation, if you’re lucky you’ll be able to play a wild card! Covers the lines and spaces of the bass clef  

  • Great for classroom groups

 

Parent & Student Guide for music card games use at home

Teacher Guide for music card games use in online lessons

 

Music Card Games Cheat Sheets (so anyone can play!)

 

Chromatic Combo Treble cheat sheet

Chromatic Combo Bass cheat sheet

Chromatic Combo Treble & Bass Cheat sheet

Domino Treble Clef cheat sheet

Domino Bass Clef cheat sheet

Domino Fingering flute cheat sheet

Domino Fingering clarinet cheat sheet

Domino Fingering trumpet cheat sheet

Domino Fingering trombone cheat sheet

Domino Fingering violin cheat sheet

Domino Fingering cello cheat sheet

Domino Fingering piano cheat sheet

Bags the Beat! cheat sheet

Dynamic Dynamo cheat sheet

Domino Fingering Piano by Karen North
Bags the Beat! by Karen North
Domino Fingering Flute by Karen North.jpg

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