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Monstrous Fun with Rhythm


This is a hugely versatile game that children especially love in piano lessons, but I use it with students of all ages! 10 of my beginners at Didsbury Piano have started learning crotchet, quaver, minim and semibreve rhythms and I like to give them plenty of reinforcement in a fresh and fun way.  Today we […]

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Multi-tasking finger puppet


I am a big fan of using lots of fun props and manipulatives in lessons, and over the last few years I have ended up with boxes full of them.   I just can’t resist their lure! So I extra-love it when I can put them to work double-duty and find multi-tasking uses for these little […]

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Brain Break with Bubbles


This brain break is the best fun ever!  Young beginners need to learn the finger numbers and memorise short patterns. I’ve found a lovely way to reinforce this! Blow some bubbles up in the air and have the pupil pop all the bubbles with the correct fingers in order as shown on the card, before […]

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