Learning to read and hear musical notes by following the fundamental principles of the Montessori
Method: development of the senses, error control, autonomous repetition of the activity.
BELLS: 2 listening activities
One of the best-known sensory activities of the Montessori Method in
order to identify sounds
Match the same sounds: if the match is correct, the 2 bells will light up
Place the sounds in a growing sequence (C major scale): if correct, all the bells will light up
STAVE: 7 sounds = 7 numbers
Reading notes on the stave is simply placing them in order from 1 to 7. The note on the first line
corresponds to number 1 in the fourth space.
Choose the note you prefer as number 1 and place the other ones in the right order
Every sequence corresponds to a musical key; if correct, the corresponding key will appear
SIGNS: 2 activities
Match the musical signs to the corresponding name
Click on the sign in order to make its time value appear and observe the ratios and equal parts
in the fractions