Fun & Games!
A great resource for all music teachers!
Fun & Games has lots of game and activity ideas for use in instrumental studio lessons, many of which can be adapted for the music classroom. There is now also a FREE PDF with suggestions of how to use these games in online/remote teaching.
These games are an excellent way to keep students focused and enthusiastic whilst learning skills including: hand positions, note reading, keyboard recognition, breath control, aural, style, practice methods, scale revision and sight reading.
Each game or activity is clearly explained with illustrations and the games are suitable for Beginner to Grade 3 students.
"A handbook full of innovative and interesting games to play with students." (Music Teacher Magazine UK)
- 24 pages
- 24 games and activities
- Examples: “Fixapic” (hand positions), “At the Races” (breath or bow control), “Slip Up Sleuth” (note reading and aural), “Enigma” (practice method), “Catch a Bar” (note reading) & “Fish Scales” (scale practice and revision)
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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