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I have a few students who are learning eighth notes for the first time.  I wanted to give them a series of eighth note worksheets to tap and count at home, but realized that there was only 1 posted on the website. 

Finding the Rhythm Worksheets Tab

I have added 5 new eighth note worksheets to the Rhythm Worksheets section of the website (under Wendy’s Piano Studio tab/Teaching Resources).  Each worksheet gets progressively more difficult.  I encourage my students to clap or tap and count out loud at home.  I often ask them to also find “intersting sounds” on the piano (triads are illegal!) and play their rhythm with those sounds.  We sometimes use animal noises as well.  Then, when they come back to their lessons, they play their rhythms on a rhythm instrument that they have picked from my selection.

Rhythm Worksheets (Click here to see the following new Rhythm Drills)
Eighth Notes 1
Eighth Notes 2
Eighth Notes 3
Eighth Notes 4
Eighth Notes 5

Stay tuned for 2 handed rhythms and rhythm duets featuring eighth notes!

By | 2016-12-31T15:20:27+00:00 May 12th, 2010|Games and Activities, General, Piano Teaching, Theory|2 Comments

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  1. Connie May 13, 2010 at 4:19 pm

    Perfect timing!! I’m just starting a few students on eighth notes. Thanks so much!

  2. Wendy
    Wendy May 13, 2010 at 8:03 pm

    Excellent! Glad to know it was useful.

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