Keys to Imagination’s online music theory games allow you to play interactively as a class using ANY tech devices! Since games are web-based, there is nothing to download or install. Teacher calling cards are displayed using a Smartboard or projector or Zoom (or similar platform) for distance learning; students access game boards from the same website using their devices simply by entering a code from the teacher’s screen. Great for individual lessons or groups of any size, these classroom music games are the perfect companion to any curriculum.
Legato Lake Music Classroom Game
Legato Lake ™ is a perfect way to introduce and review music terms and symbols in your elementary classroom. Be the first to catch all of the fish in your lake to win the game!
Notes – Whole, Dotted Half, Half, Quarter, Ascending and Descending Notes on staff, Musical Alphabet, LH and RH, Piano, Forte, Mezzo Forte, White Key Names, Space Note, Line Note, Landmark Notes, Steps, Skips, and Repeated Notes, Tie, Staff, Repeat Sign, Double Bar, Quarter Rest.
Concepts for Level 1:
Accent, Staccato, Legato, Sharp, Flat, Natural, Eighth Note and Rest, Quarter Rest, Half Rest, Whole Rest, Fermata, Octave Sign, Tie, Slur, Crescendo, Diminuendo, Time Signatures, Andante, Moderato, Allegro, Ritardando, A Tempo, D.C. al Fine, Fine
Don’t Fret Music Classroom Game
Don’t Fret ™ is a perfect way to introduce and review music terms and symbols with this music classroom game. Be the first to cover all of the guitar picks on your board to win the game!
Level 1 Concepts: Accent, Treble Clef, Bass Clef, Cresc., Dim., Dynamics, Forte, Piano, mf, mp, Eighth Note, Eighth Rest, Quarter Rest, Half Rest, Whole Rest, Fermata, Flat, Sharp, Natural Repeat Sign, Slur, Tie, Staccato, Staff, Time Signature
Level 2 Concepts: Cut Time, Common Time, Eighth Time, Rit, A tempo, Tempo, Allegro, Andante, Moderato, Chord, Coda, D.C. and D.S., Fine, Eighth Note Triplet, First and Second Endings, Interval, Key Signature, Legato, MM Marking, Molto, Octave Sign Poco, Scale Sixteenth Note, Sixteenth Rest, Subdivide, Tenuto
Level 3 Concepts: Accelerando, Allargando, Double Flat, Double Sharp, Enharmonic, Grand Pause, Largo, Lento, Adagio, Leggiero, Maestoso, Marcato, Meno Mosso, Ostinato, Piu Mosso, Rallentando, Ritenuto, Rubato, Sepre, Sforzando, Stretto, Subito, Trill, Turn, Vivace, Presto, Vite, Mordent, Grace Note
Rhythm Riot Music Classroom Game
Beginning through advanced music students will develop a solid rhythmic foundation with this energetic rhythm game.
- Level 1 includes quarter, half, dotted half, whole notes, and their corresponding rests in 2/4, 3/4, 4/4 time. Level 2 adds eighth notes.
- Level 3 includes the dotted quarter, eighth note triplets, sixteenth, and some syncopation. Level 4 adds dotted eighth, triplets and duplets in the same measure, and more syncopation.
- In level 5, students learn compound meter; 3/8, 6/8, and 9/8 and half time; 2/2, 3/2, and 4/2, in level 6. For details on rhythms used, visit https://www.musicedcloud.com/games/
Students perform the rhythm on the calling card then mark the indicated rhythm on his or her game board. Get a riot (4 covered rhythms in a row) and win the game! Your students will gain a solid understanding of tempo, read, count, and perform rhythm patterns after playing this rhythm game just once!
Note Wordy Spelling Bee Music Classroom Game
Your students will be buzzing about our new classroom note reading game, Spelling Bee! Choose the range of notes you wish to drill (treble, bass, or combination). Treble and bass may be displayed side by side. Players must identify the notes and choose one of that particular letter to mark on their game board and score points for completing words. This game is self-correcting and will not allow students to mark incorrect answers. In addition, they are only allowed two chances to answer for each card to ensure they aren’t only guessing.
Your music students will enjoy learning with these online music theory games.
“The online Whirligig games are just what I was looking for! I love that the students can use their device to play the games interactively with the other students and me. I have not found any other games that work like this. I highly recommend them!” – Linda Christensen