Turn that great big piano into an educational toy with these 30 games your child can play with you or by themselves. Counting, ear training, verbal games, visual games, fingering games, humor games and chord games are explored in fun, interactive ways. No musical experience is required and all the chords necessary are included in an appendix. Everything is presented in our easy-to-read Piano By Number format. Free shipping in the USA!
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1) Play Along Songs Vimeo Audio Site: A selection of songs from GAMES FOR THE PIANO that you can play along with, presented on our Vimeo Audio Site. You can play these songs on any device.
2) Teach Yourself Piano Vimeo Video Site, a 54-minute video of the entire Piano By Number system that will teach you how to play all 12 major and minor chords. You can play this video on any device.
3) Piano By Number Mobile App, a fun mobile app game that will have kids playing songs like Jingle Bells and Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star on our numbered keyboard in no time! As you play, Mambo the Jumping Monkey jumps to the correct key if you play correctly, but if you make a mistake and play the wrong key...well you'll just have to wait and see! Play the whole song correctly and receive a prize!
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Piano by Number is a unique visual reference formula for the piano. This is the best opportunity to explore the piano keyboard without the added difficulty of reading music. Our stickers provide an easy learning visual reference point on the piano that generates enthusiasm and confidence. A good start opens the doors to a lifetime of further interest!
GAMES FOR THE PIANO CONTAINS 30 FUN PIANO GAMES:
Games for the Piano contains 30 fun piano games, nine with audio accompaniment on Play Along CD and plus 21 more!
GAMES WITH AUDIO ACCOMPANIMENT ON PLAY ALONG CD:
FOURS Student plays white keys four times each, from one to twelve.
THREES Same game but counting in groups of three.
ADVENTURE with teacher’s directions. A rhythm game in which the child’s part is the simplest of all.
ADVENTURE without teacher’s directions.
HAPPY OR SAD Kids identify the emotional quality of small passages (a group of notes ) or chords.
WHICH WAY IS UP Kids identify the direction in which the music is moving.
NAME THAT SONG A game show involving very familiar songs.
FOLLOW THE LEADER Kids have to observe and repeat the pattern that the teacher plays.
FOURS WITH BLACK KEYS A more complex version of the FOURS games which includes the black keys.
1. Disguising Repetition
3. Piano Dice Game
4. Mozart’s Favorite Movie
5. Baseball, Kids and Piano
6. Chordomatic Piano Game
7. Finger Olympics
8. Piano Fingering With Familiar Songs
9. Extreme Piano Games for an ADHD Child
10. Preschool Piano Games
11. Piano Practice Games
12. The Future Effect of Piano Games
13. Visual Piano Games and Exercises
14. The Impossible Game for Kid's Piano
15. ADHD Piano Games
16. Precursor Skill Piano Games
17. Piano Games To Play When All Goes Wrong
18. Follow The Leader Visual Piano Games
19. Piano Hand Position Games
20. How To Create Games for the Piano
21. Toys and Accessories for A Fun Piano Lesson