Just Added: Musical Instruments Workbook

With my Piano Readiness Class, we’ve been learning about the instruments and the instrument families.  To do this, I decided to create a workbook for my students to be able to take notes about the instruments and color a picture of each one.

Description: This 29-page workbook contains coloring pages and blank lines for taking notes when learning about the musical instruments and the instrument families. It is ideal for a regularly-meeting group setting, where the teacher can introduce an instrument or two each week. 

My students are pretty young, so we don’t take many notes.  We just jot down a few things to remember, like the material the instrument is made of, how many strings it has, whether it makes a high or a low sounds, etc.  They love coloring the pictures, though, while we listen to musical examples of each instrument!

Some students color the pictures accurately to the way the instrument actually looks, while others like being creative and using a variety of colors.  I don’t really mind how they color the instruments, as long as they can recognize and identify the instrument when they see it!

The pictures used in this workbook were found online at sites containing clip art in the public domain.

If you have any use for this workbook with your own students, feel free to use it.  The Musical Instruments Workbook can be downloaded by visiting the Printables > Worksheets page and scrolling down to the M’s.

Joy Morin is a piano teacher in northwest Ohio (United States) who enjoys keeping her teaching fresh with new ideas and resources. ColorInMyPiano.com serves as a journal of her adventures in piano teaching as well as a place to exchange ideas and resources.

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  1. Posted 2 November 2011 at 3:44 pm | Permalink

    woohoo! I always wanted to make one of these things but was hoping someone else would instead, because it would be much better than mine!! Download Complete!

  2. Casey
    Posted 7 November 2011 at 12:09 am | Permalink

    Oh this is absolutely awesome. I don’t follow any blogs (faithfully) except for yours b/c it has everything I need!! Thanks so much =)

  3. joyce
    Posted 4 September 2013 at 8:37 pm | Permalink

    I can’t wait to use this with my special education students. I know they will get enjoy learning about the different instruments and writing about them. Thanks

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