Bags the Beat!
Your students will have fun playing this card game of speed which teaches basic note values in simple time.
The goal is to get as many cards as possible by being the first player to recognise a pair on the central pile of cards. Speed is the key to this game and you’ll find all the rules for the game in the pack.
Suitable for Beginners to Grade 2
For 2+ players
If the student needs some help, or is playing with a person without musical knowledge, there is a free PDF cheat sheet so anyone can play!
"A useful addition to any teacher's bag of tricks." (Music Teacher Magazine UK)
Karen has enjoyed teaching flute and class music for over 35 years. Karen has a Master of Music Degree (UNSW), a B.A. Honours Music Degree (USYD) and a Graduate Diploma in Education (Music, STC). Karen started work as a professional orchestral conductor, but then discovered her passion for teaching. She was Director of Music at Sydney Grammar (Edgecliff) School and has also worked in government schools at primary and secondary level.
Karen loves the openness and energy of #littleflutes, and believes that getting off to the right start is essential. She has written a series of method and ensemble books for children called The Young Flute Player, as well as a method book especially for adult and teenage learners. Karen has recently published a booklet of Fun & Games and a collection of music card games, which have been enthusiastically received by instrumental and class music teachers.
Karen enjoys helping teachers, and has presented workshops at a number of national conferences. Last year she worked with teachers at the Australian Society for Music Education Conference (Perth) the Australian Piano Pedagogy Conference (Brisbane), the Australian Flute Festival (Sydney) and the Music Education New Zealand Aotearoa Conference (Christchurch). To learn more, please visit her website https://www.theyoungfluteplayer.com/
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