Measure Up!

/ September 25, 2023

For music students, rhythmic proficiency is so important. There are many ways to practice rhythms, and Measure Up is just one more way. However, it is just a small deck of cards, so readily stored. This post may contain affiliate

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Dominotes

/ September 18, 2023

Dominotes is a great adaptation on Dominoes, but instead of pips, they have musical rhythms. Each Dominote has two sides, usually a different rhythm on each side. If the same rhythm is on each side of the Dominote, this is

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Go Composer

/ September 11, 2023

Do you like playing Go Fish, but want to get some music education in? Go Composer is perfect for you, then! Go Composer is played just like Go Fish. Each player is dealt four cards. Players take turns asking each

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Compose Yourself

/ September 4, 2023

Compose Yourself is a really clever tool that’s, unfortunately, out of print. Even more frustrating, their website has been taken down, so you can’t even use it. However, there are workarounds, and the game is readily available on eBay. Compose

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Teaching Music Appreciation

/ July 29, 2022

In my state (WA), we have 11 required subjects we have to cover as homeschoolers, and music and art appreciation is one of them. Even though I was a violin teacher for several years, my kids have only had a

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