Listen to a pattern. Then, see if you can notate, or write it!
Create your own beats by adding "toppings" to this virtual pizza!
Chrome Music Lab
This site is full of activities that allow students to learn about and play with music.
A school-wide favorite is the "Kandinsky" game (click on the icon that has a blue face, green triangle, and a couple of teal lines). This game turns drawings into music!
Another favorite is the "Rhythm" game (click on the icon with the monkey playing a drum). This game helps students make their own beats based on different percussion instruments.
Games to promote ear training:
- Pitch Game: Create a musical pattern, then see if you can pick which one you created!
- Pitch&Rhythm Game: Create a musical pattern with a rhythm option, then see if you can pick which one you created!
- Comparing Game: See if you can determine whether two melodies are the same or different.
A free, online way to create, notate, and share music!
MusicTheory.net Note Trainer
Click the notes as fast as you can - but only the note that matches the given letter name!
A multi-tracking app. This allows you to record yourself performing multiple layers of the same song. You can also collaborate with others to create and perform with friends!
This is a beat maker app that helps you create loops and beats in many different styles.
Piano for iPhone
A great keyboard app. This one has letter names on the keys.
A music creation app. Make music by drawing each instrument sound onto a picture.
A music creation app. Use it to create beats, record sounds, save songs you make up, and more!
Blob Chorus Ear Training ($0.99)
A memory game that builds pitch-matching skills.
Singing Fingers ($0.99)
Painting with sound! Make a sound while you draw in the app. Run your finger back over your drawing to hear your creation.