The digital flashcards are fantastic for sensory input. That is, exposing their brains to concepts and allowing them to absorb and learn the facts.
But output (eventually) is important, too. The goal is to not only learn, but eventually use & practice what you’ve learned, which solidifies the information and makes it more permanent and versatile in your memory.
There are currently three different boards.
- Game 1 has notes of the 3rd & 4th octave (middle C position) as well notes (quarter notes, half notes, etc)
- Game 2 has notes of the 1st, 2nd, and parts of the 4th octave (as written in bass) as well as rest symbols (whole rest, half rest, etc)
- Game 3 has notes of the 5th, 6th, and parts of the 3rd octave (as written in treble) and miscellaneous symbols (flat, sharp, natural, time signature, etc)
There are a couple of ways you can use these.
- As a matching game. I have included game pieces (labels) that the child can match to the picture, slowly at first, then preferably in a “see how fast I can match them all” way.
- Pointing. Particularly for younger children, you can call out the name and they can point to the correct one on the board. Or, play the note on an instrument and they point to what note you played.
I am sure all you creative moms and dads could find some other ways to use these boards that would suit your individual child!