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Piano Lesson Books

Compare our piano lesson book library to the books of the major music publishers. The only thing they have that we don't - is a higher price tag.

MMF All-In-One Piano Primer Book for the Young Beginner
MMF All-In-One Piano Book - Level 1A
MMF All-In-One Beginner Piano Book - Level 1B
MMF All-In-One Beginner Piano Book - Level 2
MMF All-In-One Beginner Piano Book - Level 3


Free and Premium Beginner and Easy Sheet Music

Browse hundreds of professionally arranged graded beginner and easy free and premium arrangements for piano, guitar, recorder, and band/orchestra instruments. Save on premium sheet music with MMF Print.

Beginner Piano Sheet Music
Classical Piano Sheet Music
Christian Piano Sheet Music
Christmas Piano Sheet Music
Nursery Rhyme Piano Sheet Music
Browse All Sheet Music - Piano, Guitar, Band/Orchestra


"Meet the Composer" Resources

Everything you need to start teaching or learning about your favorite music composer.

"Meet the Composer" Biographies
"Meet the Composer" Word Search Worksheets
"Meet the Composer" Multiplication-Connect-the-Dot Worksheets
"Meet the Composer" Coloring Pages
"Meet the Composer" Scavenger Hunt Worksheet
"Meet the Composer" Job Application
Nutcracker FunLib™ (Tchaikovsky) | Story and Worksheet
Nutcracker Venn Diagram (Tchaikovsky) | Worksheet
Peer Gynt FunLib™ (Edvard Grieg) | Story and Worksheet
Peer Gynt (Edvard Grieg) | Venn Diagram Worksheet
Peter and the Wolf FunLib™ (Prokofiev) | Story and Worksheet
Peter and the Wolf (Prokofiev) | Comic Strip Worksheet and Music Lesson Plan
Peter and the Wolf (Prokofiev) | Music Lesson Pack
John Williams | Composer of the Month Music Lesson Bundle
Star Wars Rap | Music Composition Lesson Plan and Worksheet
Famous Composers: Who Gets the Prize for the Biggest Family?


Piano Books for Kids and Editions from our Play and Learn™ Series

Play the music of your favorite composer with one of these printable books or play the music of your favorite composer and learn more about them with our exclusive Play and Learn™ editions that include sheet music, a Hey Kids, Meet the Composer biography, and activity worksheets.

Beethoven | Meet the Composer Series Piano Book, Vol. 1
Mozart | Meet the Composer Series Piano Book, Vol. 2
Tchaikovsky | Meet the Composer Series Piano Book, Vol. 3
Bach | Meet the Composer Series Piano Book, Vol. 4
Canon in D (Pachelbel) | Easy Piano | Play and Learn™ Edition
Tarentelle (Chaminade) | Easy Piano Play and Learn™ Edition
Che si può fare (Barbara Strozzi) | Easy Piano Play and Learn™ Edition
Soda Fountain Rag (Duke Ellington) | Easy Piano Play and Learn™ Edition
The Entertainer (Joplin) | Easy Piano/Level 3 Play and Learn™ Edition
The Entertainer (Joplin) | Easy Piano/Level 5 Play and Learn™ Edition
Moonlight Sonata (Beethoven) | Easy Piano Play and Learn™ Edition
Ode to Joy (Beethoven) | Easy Piano/Level 2 Play and Learn™ Edition
Ode to Joy (Beethoven) | Easy Piano/Level 4 Play and Learn™ Edition
Prelude in Bb Major (Clara Schumann) | Easy Piano Play and Learn™ Edition
Swan Lake (Tchaikovsky) | Easy Piano Play and Learn™ Edition
Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy (Tchaikovsky) Easy Piano Play and Learn™ Edition
Maple Leaf Rag (Joplin) | Easy Piano Play and Learn™ Edition
Easy Winners (Joplin) | Easy Piano Play and Learn™ Edition


Famous Composer Soprano Recorder Play-Along

Want to give your music students a hands-on music experience playing a masterwork? This lesson resource includes beginner/easy level recorder sheet music and an Mp3 play-along recording.

Hallelujah Chorus | Soprano Recorder Play-Along (Music/Mp3)


Hey Kids, Meet the Orchestra Music Lesson Plan Worksheets (Printable Version)

Introduce your kids to the instruments of the orchestra with our "Meet the Orchestra" resources.

Orchestra Instruments

Read about each instruments history, how it's played, how it's made, and fun facts that are sure to get kids talking.

Hey Kids, It's a Flute
Hey Kids, It's an Oboe
Hey Kids, It's a Clarinet
Hey Kids, It's a Bassoon
Hey, Kids, It's a Trumpet
Hey Kids, It's a French Horn
Hey Kids, It's a Trombone
Hey Kids, It's a Tuba
Hey Kids, It's a Violin
Hey Kids, It's a Viola
Hey Kids, It's a Cello
Hey Kids It's a String Bass
Hey Kids, It's a Harp

Scavenger Hunt Worksheets

Search our site to complete each of these free printable scavenger hunt worksheets.

Meet the Orchestra Scavenger Hunt | Free Woodwind Family Worksheet
Meet the Orchestra Scavenger Hunt | Free Brass Family Worksheet
Meet the Orchestra Scavenger Hunt | Free String Family Worksheet
Meet the Orchestra Scavenger Hunt | Free Percussion Family Worksheet




Music Education Posts

Music education posts to guide and inspire.

Effective Music Lesson Strategies You Can Learn from a Toy
National Standards for Music Education
Music Builds Smarter Kids
Ten Reasons Kids Benefit from Music Instruction


Illustrated Music Dictionary for Kids (Music Terms)

Get concise answers to your questions about composers, performers, instruments, and musical terms in our illustrated music dictionary for kids. 400+ entries.

Illustrated Music Dictionary for Kids


Music Theory Worksheets and Games

MakingMusicFun.net jam-packs our colorful and professionally designed music theory resources with strategies that help kids learn best. Browse our collection of arcade games, worksheets, flash cards and printable board games to discover why we're the #1 site in elementary music education.

Free Printable Worksheets
Scale Sleuth™ | Music Scales: Breaking the Code Workbook
Note Name Worksheets
Intervals Worksheets
Rhythm Worksheets

Arcade Games
Eek! Shark! | Music Theory Arcade Game Note Names
Music Press Distress | Music Theory Arcade Game Rhythm

Free Printable Flashcards and Games
Piano Games for Kids | 10 Skill Building Games
Piano Bump | 3-in-1 Skill Building Game for Kids
Chomp! Music Theory Game - Rhythm & Time Signatures
Carnegie Hall Park™ | Music Theory Board Game
Flash Frog™ Music Flashcards
Pirate Quest™ | Music Terms Game
Treble Clef Music Flashcards
Bass Clef Music Flashcards
Viola Clef Music Flashcards
Memory Game | Treble Clef Note Names
Memory Game | Bass Clef Note Names
Memory Game | Viola Clef Note Names
The Rhythm Store™ | Music Theory Shopping Game


Boy Scouts | Music Merit Badge Requirements

Find out everything you need to know to earn a boy scout music merit badge.

Boy Scouts | Music Merit Badge Requirements


Practicing

Get tips on how to inspire music practice and how to make the most of the time your kids spend practicing.

"Have You Practiced Yet Today?": Great Ideas That End the "Nos"
Making Practice Time More Productive
How to Practice Music Effectively (for Kids)


DIY Musical Instruments

Build your own DIY musical instruments with our easy step-by-step plans.

Build a DYI Orff Xylophone | Step-by-Step Woodworking Plans
Make a DIY Trumpet | Step-By-Step Instructions


MMF Songbook | Kids Songs and Nursery Rhymes

Browse 700+ lyrics and rhymes for the music classroom or just for fun.

Action Songs and Rhymes
Animal Songs and Rhymes
International Songs and Rhymes
Bible Songs and Hymns
Christmas, Easter, and Patriotic Kids Songs
Folk Songs for Kids
Lullaby Songs and Rhymes
Mother Goose Nursery Rhymes for Kids
Playtime Rhymes
Silly Songs and Rhymes
Traditional Kids Songs and Rhymes