Did you know that you can teach music in your home for FREE?
Incorporating music time or music lessons in your homeschool can be quite overwhelming if you are not musically inclined and no one in your family can play an instrument! Luckily, there are many wonderful FREE resources you can use online to help you teaching music!
FREE ONLINE MUSIC LESSONS:
Hoffman Academy (formerly Free Piano Lessons 4 Kids)
This is an amazing site! They have 80 FREE online video lessons that are carefully sequenced to build ability and understanding. Each lesson includes practice goals and target goals to reach before proceeding on to the next lesson. There are also worksheets you can purchase, but the lessons alone are a good start to FREE Piano Lessons!
FREE Music Theory Courses – Three course options available. This site also has other free online courses too!
Zebra Keys is a FREE piano lesson website.The online piano lessons are targeted for ages 13 and up. If you are a beginner adult or parent who wants to teach his or her child to play piano, you will find their online piano lessons very helpful. These lessons also help those who already know how to play piano as well.
If you are an absolute beginner, the lessons in the preparation section will help get you started. You will learn basic piano skills such as understanding the piano layout and basic music notation. After that, you will move on to learn piano chords, music theory, piano improvisation, and piano technique.
GuitarLessons.com is the ultimate source for FREE online guitar lessons! There is an entire beginner series, blues guitar series, learning chords and much more!
GC Music is a FREE recorder music curriculum course. It includes the history of the recorder, music, how to purchase and care for a recorder, and beginner, intermediate and advanced lessons.
May Studio Music has FREE Music Lessons! They believe that everyone should have the opportunity to learn to play an instrument without spending a fortune! You can learn to play guitar, drums or piano and all it will cost you is your time and dedication. They also have new sections for learning to play bass guitar and studying music theory. They even have free songwriting lessons.
Music Theory.net has FREE apps and FREE Online content. Explore the fundamentals of music in free animated lessons, create custom exercises to improve your musical recognition and more.
More great online resources:
Making Music Fun is such a fabulous resource! There are over 900 free music lesson plans and resources. There is free sheet music, composer worksheets, practice charts and more.
Let’s Play Music is all about music activities you can do at home, or in the classroom with kids of all ages. There is free sheet music, free printables, and tons of activities and lesson plans.
Piano ABC’s is a unique, student friendly piano method for the 21st century. You can download free lesson plans.
Dave Conservatoire is a youtube channel full of really neat videos that teach music theory.
The San Francisco Symphony has a section for kids called The Music Lab that teaches so much about orchestra and the symphony.
Kids Soup has free music printables, activities, crafts, worksheets and more.
Music Theory Lapbook
Printable Music Notation Posters
Learn to Read Music Game
Music Notebooking Pages
Musical Mice Note Worksheet
Music Math Cards
A Music Measure of Math Printables
Music Assignment Sheet Printable
Musical Truth or Dare Printable Game
Sarah is a wife, daughter of the King and Mama to 4 children (one who is a homeschool graduate)! She is a an eclectic, Charlotte Mason style homeschooler that has been homeschooling for over 16 years now. She is still trying to find the balance between work and keeping a home and says she can only do it by the Grace of God, and Coffee!