These guitar worksheets will help your guitar students understand how to play guitar!
Visual aids are important to help little ones understand new concepts.
And a picture is worth a thousand words! Grab these guitar guides.
Beginner Guitar Chords
Three and four string chords for little hands.
This is what my beginner students get with their very first lesson!
Visit this page to find the free PDF download.
Big Guitar Chords
Huge fretboards for maximum understanding.
The chords of A, Am, B, Bm, C, Cm, D, Dm, E, Em, F, Fm, G, & Gm can be found on this page in giant format.
In addition, C and G7 are paired, and G and D7.
These are the first chords I teach my students.
Flashcards for Guitar
Notes down to the lowest string of the guitar are difficult to read, initially.
Let these flashcards help!
Guitar Chord Blanks
Make up your own custom chords and scales.
Guitar Chord Charts with Excel
Make your own, or use these ones from a site visitor!
Guitar Chord Families
Which chords go together?
In song after song, students notice that the same chords show up again and again.
The "Key of -" sheets are a good way to keep track of what are the usual chords to expect in any song, once you know what the main chord is.
There are sheets for all the major keys, A through G.
Blank tablature staffs for your own melodies, or your students' songs.
Guitar Tablature/Piano Staff Notation Charts
See where each tablature "note" lies on a standard notation staff.
The shown guide is what a pianist would call "the white notes" only.
An extra guide on this page shows all the "black notes" (sharps and flats) as well!
Vivaldi Spring piano sheet music in two versions for early students, with and without note names. A nice introductory piece to the classical repertoire!
12 major scales & chords: free, printable downloads. One & two-octave scales, I, IV & V chords & inversions & arpeggios, & a new PART 2!
Printable piano music What Do You Do with a Drunken Sailor, late elementary & first-year sheets! This may be your student's favorite for a long time.
The Wellerman: sheet music & lyrics for piano & other instruments. Such a fun, high-energy song to sing & play - learn it fast with letters in the notes!
This free piano sheet music PDF for beginners is really a fiddle tune! But don't tell your piano players, as it makes a rambunctious, easy duet! Now with Part 2.
Songs Old & Songs New
All the first-year material I give my beginner students.
Piano keyboard sheets, scales, chords, note-reading exercises, and over 256 pages of music!
Queen Esther in the Bible
This beautiful song book for piano & voice "Esther, For Such a Time as This", available as a digital download, tells the riveting story of the time when Jews in ancient Persia faced a foe named Haman, and how a brave young queen risked her life to save her people.
A good choice for a singing story-teller, an operatic group, a short theater production, or a class of children!
This book is also available from Amazon as a paperback.
Just the Black Keys
This book is available as a digital download from this site. Visit this page to see some free examples from the book.
It is also available from Amazon as a paperback!
This is the perfect easy start for little pianists.
And when they start reading white-key notes on the staff, this is a fun easy resource to say each week, "Choose a new black-key song at home this week and figure it out to show me next lesson!" They will be spending more time at the piano.
The Adventures of Tonsta
A perfect read aloud storybook
for little boys or girls.
The Adventures of Tonsta highlight the travels of a very young boy with a good heart, who goes about helping folk in trouble.
With a red cap on his head and a sack of tools slung over his shoulder, Tonsta seems to meet people in distress wherever he goes.
Lots of trolls in this book - including one who gives him a Christmas gift!
Available at Amazon
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I've been teaching guitar for about 5 years now, and I've only just found your website! (I could really have used it 5 years ago) :-)
I teach at primary schools every week day for about 4 hours, so the beginner tabs you have are ideal. Thank you so much for your hard work getting these on the web, you have made many children very happy!!
Thank you so much for this site! I have just started teaching some really keen Y6 boys who want to play Scarborough Fair, and your version is perfect. I will now go and look at what other goodies you have!
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About the Author
Hi, I'm Dana! (Say that like "Anna".) I'm the owner of Music-for-Music-Teachers.com, and a newer site, SingTheBibleStory.com.
Like some of you, I've been playing the piano since early childhood, and have added a few other instruments along the way, plus an interest in arranging and composing music.
You can find out more about me and the reason for this website at my About Me page.