Songwriting for Kids

Online Games

Tonic Tutor: My favorite web-based music games

PBS Kids Music Games

Making Music Fun Arcade: Scroll down for the games

San Francisco Symphony: Fun & Games with Music

Whack a Note: Music note flashcard game

Music Apps

Simply Piano (iOS) Teach yourself to play piano!

Piano Maestro (iOS) Learn to play along to backing tracks; Beginner to Late Intermediate Levels.

My Note Games (iOS) Note reading & ear training games for lots of different instruments

Rhythm Cat (Android & iOS) Super fun rhythm game!

Treble Cat & Bass Cat (Android & iOS) More note reading games

NoteStar (iOS) Play pop songs on the piano along with a full band

iReal Pro (Android, iOS) Play along to blues and jazz backing tracks

Ningenius (iOS) Note reading challenge for almost any instrument

Sheet Music and Tablature

Making Music Fun: Free sheet music for many instruments

G Major Music Theory: Free guitar and piano sheet music

Heartwood Guitar: Free guitar tabs with great tutorials

Blank Sheet Music: Download and print manuscript paper Download your favorite songs arranged for multiple skill levels and instruments (Check out the Free Stuff and Easy Pop sections)

Noteflight: Create a new composition! (Current students log in at Songwriting for Kids Noteflight)