Guitar Worksheets

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.

Little guitar chords for beginners with 3 or 4 strings

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.

Giant chord charts make it easy to show students how to make chords

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 - see which chords go together!

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.

Guitar Tablature

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!








Interested in songs from the Bible for your students or church?  Check out my other website, SingTheBibleStory.com!

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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!

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About the Author

Dana Thynes

Hi, I'm Dana!  (Say that like "Anna".)  I'm the owner of Music-for-Music-Teachers.com.

Like some of you, I've been playing the piano since early childhood, and 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.