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  • Love Bug – Write The Room – Rhythm Bundle

    This easy to use, ready to go activity will be a hit with your classes. Print the first two pages, back to back, for your students. Print one set of the second two pages, cutting them into strips (along each row). Stick these strips around the room. Students walk around the room copying in the […]

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    It’s as Simple as Yes/No

    How can you use this little sheet? So many ideas, here are a few: “Is this the melody of Dinah?” (any known song) Teacher hums or plays a tune. “Is this the rhythmic pattern of See Saw?” (any known song or rhyme). Teacher taps a rhythm. “Does this rhythmic pattern contain a tika tika?” (or […]

  • Fast and Slow

    Sixteen different worksheets and flashcards to help you practice the concepts of FAST and SLOW. Print these off for a practice of the comparatives, FAST and SLOW – with and without illustration. There are four sheets designed the students to aurally identify: 1.Fast and Slow 2.Largo and Presto 3.Getting Slower and Getting Faster 4.Rallentando and […]

  • Hidden Pictures

    These nine hidden pictures come in three variations: English/Australian Terminology USA Terminology The symbol/note itself The answer sheet is included, as well as a special blank grid for your students to create their own hidden picture! These sheets are very easy to use. The student identifies and shades just one note in the grid lines – voila […]

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    Simple Compound Flip Card

    Print this one sheet back to back. You may prefer to print the second page upside down so that they can be actually ‘flipped’. Cut them into 4 strips and then laminate. Hand them out to the students when you wish to use them. I play a rhythm, play a melody or play recorded music and […]

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    I Love Music Freebie

    I love music, you love music, and your students love music too! Practice …..with these ‘lovely’ colouring sheets. This is one of ten sheets available in the full version. Each sheet in the full pack practices different elements. Great in a sub tub,  for your workbooks, for quiet work while you do individual assessment, for fast finishers […]

  • I Love Music

    I love music, you love music, and your student love music too! Practice …..with these ‘lovely’ colouring sheets. Each sheet practices different elements. The ninth sheet allows the teacher to add his/her own elements before copying, or allows students to create their own! The final sheet, a giant heart, could be used for students to […]

  • Bingo – Set 1

    This fabulous, ready to print bingo game practices the reading of ta ti ti and rest. With 30 cards, it is perfect for your classroom! The teacher performs one of the rhythms from the Callers Card and the students match the sounds heard with the rhythms on their card. The teacher could cut the Callers Card […]

  • Minecraft Hidden Pictures

    These three Minecraft hidden pictures come in three variations: English/Australian Terminology USA Terminology The note itself Included is a special blank grid for your students to create their own Minecraft picture! These sheets are very easy to use. The student identify and shade just one note in the grid lines – voila – a Minecraft […]

  • Roll the Dice

    Students create their own composition using the roll of the dice. Your imagination is the only limit placed upon the use of these sheets. There is one blank – create your own Roll the Dice Masterpiece! The concept is that students roll the dice, each time writing down the element/s indicated. The result is a […]

  • Composer Mandalas

    Six amazing, original mandalas to colour. These colour by note Composer Mandalas will be a great addition to your classroom.  Though fabulous art works in themselves,  they also help your students recognise notes. They include English and American terminology. These sheets would be great in a sub tub,  for your workbooks, for quiet work while […]

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    Sample Mandala

    This is one of the 6 in the bundle available for members.

  • Rhythmic Dictation Set 1

    This set of 10 different rhythmic dictation sheets should meet most of your rhythmic dictation needs. Ready to run off, add to workbooks or set as test sheets, these little numbers should save you loads of time and effort.

  • Rhythm of…Bundle

    This series of EIGHT sheets is designed to practice known rhythmic elements. Not only that, it has the added bonus of having direct benefits for learning in language literacy. Read through the list of words with the class and do the first few together. They can then work individually, or in pairs or small groups, […]

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    Butterfly Colour by Rhythm

    This cute little Colouring sheet practices ta and ti ti, crotchets and quavers. I love having some of these handy for supply teachers or sore throat days.

  • Order the Rhythms 2

    This bundle of five reproducible worksheets of increasing difficulty, comes complete with teaching ideas. This bundle has rhythms without note heads.

  • Order the Rhythms 1

    This bundle of five reproducible worksheets of increasing difficulty, comes complete with teaching ideas. This bundle has rhythms with note heads.

  • Starlight – Beat

    Play this video to prepare or practice beat. Use the password: Starlight Beat to access the video.

  • Mandala Bundle

    Six ready to print Colour the Mandala Sheets. The students love these!

  • Cross Out a Note 1

    Cross out one note so that the group equals one bar.

  • Colour the Mandala Bundle

    Six colour by note worksheets to practice identifying crotchets, quavers, semiquavers and minims. Students love these!

  • Caterpillar Capers One

    Match rhythms. To do this activity, students need to understand that quavers can be joined with a beam, or they can stand alone with a flag.

  • Colour by Rhythm – Bells

    A colouring sheet to revise crotchets, quavers and crotchet rests.

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    Beat or Rhythm 1

    In this version of the Beat or Rhythm sheet, there is one set of two pictures. The teacher sings a song and performs either the beat or the rhythm. Students identify which they hear by indicating one of the icons. Use it on a data projector, on cards, or individual worksheets and students indicate which […]

  • Beat or Rhythm 5 Questions

    This worksheet is the same as another in this section, except it has 5 Songs instead of 3. This would be better for slightly older students, a more experienced class, or for assessment.

  • Beat or Rhythm 3 Questions

    A useful sheet that can aslo be used to assess young students. Sing or play a song, perform the beat or rhythm and students circle the one they hear. EASY!

  • Rhythm of the Town

    This activity is all about syllables – and also rhythmic pattern!

  • Write in the Bar Lines 3

    Add the bar lines for Button You Must Wander, Rain Come Wet Me and Hey Hey.

  • Rhythm Clock – Semiquavers

    This clock contains crotchets, crotchet rests, quavers and semiquavers.

  • Write in the Bar Lines 2

    These songs all have anacruses. (I had to look up the plural of anacrusis!)

  • Write in the Bar Lines 1

    This free worksheet has three songs, three different simple metres, and would be a great assessment sheet.

  • Flashcards for ta and ti ti

    As soon as you have taught ta and ti ti – crotchets and quavers – these flashcards can be used for all sorts of activities and games.

  • Flashcards for ta ti ti and rest

    This set of flashcards using only crotchets, quavers and crotchet rests is a very handy teaching tool. Use them for reading, playing, writing, composing, improvising….

  • Jelly Bean Jar 1

    A sheet that revises crotchets, quavers, minims and semiquavers.  

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  • Missing Rhythms – Compound Metre 2 – Student

    Student Sheet. Four eight bar rhythms in coumpound metre with more complex rhythmic patterns.

  • Missing Rhythms – Compound Metre 2 – Teacher

    Teacher’s Answer Sheet. Four eight bar rhythms in coumpound metre with more complex rhythmic patterns.

  • Missing Rhythms – Compound Metre – Student

    Student’s Sheet. Four eight bar rhythms in coumpound metre. Looking for more? Over 500 useful, motivating downloads available to Crescendo Members. Simply join for only $50 per annum.  Membership details on the home page.

  • Missing Rhythms – Compound Metre – Teacher

    Teacher’s Answer Sheet. Four eight bar rhythms in coumpound metre. Looking for more? Over 500 useful, motivating downloads available to Crescendo Members. Simply join for only $50 per annum.  Membership details on the home page.

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    Number the rhythmic patterns

    For upper primary and secondary students, this worksheet practices the reading and aural identification of some of the syncopated rhythms found in ‘Sing’. Simply play the rhythms in a different order while the students number them. An easy activity to give, and even easier to mark!    

  • Rhythmic Dictation – 2 and 4 Metre – Master

    This blank master sheet has metre markings all set up ready for you to use. Just run off the sheet and give the dictation! Some ideas: Clap a rhythm, play it on untuned percussion, make it trickier by playing it on a tuned instrument, sing it, collect them and use for part of your assessment/student […]

  • Match the Balloons – Rhythmic Patterns

    Simply connect (or shade matching colours) the balloons that contain the same rhythmic patterns. The purpose of this sheet is to reinforce that the same rhythmic pattern may be wirtten in different ways. Using only crotchets/ta and quavers/te te, the patterns are simple, with only the direction of the stems and the beams varying. Recommended […]