That we did, and we are blessed to have found a wonderfully encouraging and enthusiastic teacher. Not only does she teach the children we hired her to teach, but after noting the eager intensity with which our little 5-year-old observed their lessons, she has started working with him, as well.
And he is loving every minute of it. Even the theory.
That’s because she makes it a lot of fun with games like this:
You can print these Piano Key Flashcards double-sided and cut them apart to use as flashcards. Or print them single-sided on two pieces of card stock, cut them out, and spread facedown on the table or floor to use as a memory game.
Once your little Mozart can recognize and name all the piano keys, you should do the same thing with these Musical Note Flashcards:
Then if you really want to challenge your child, mix the sets together, and play “Go Fish” or “Concentration” by pairing each musical note with it’s matching key. Enjoy!