This is a fun activity for younger children in your music class to recognize, learn the names, and match musical instruments' shadows. Use them for memory games, matching games, as a center, in a file folder game, or whatever else you choose! Great for visual discrimination practice!
Percussion Instruments – Bass Drum, Castanets, Chime Tree, Cymbals, Gong, Glockenspiel, Hi-hat, Kettle Drum, Maracas, Marimba, Snare Drum, Tambourine, Triangle, Tubular Bells, Woodblock, Xylophone.
String Instruments – Violin, Viola, Cello, Double bass, Harp, Guitar, Lute, Mandolin, Banjo, and Zither.
Woodwind Instruments – Recorder, Bassoon, English Horn, Oboe, Alto Saxophone, Tenor Saxophone, Baritone Saxophone, Clarinet, Bass Clarinet, Flute, Piccolo, Bagpipes, Panpipe.
Brass Instruments – Bugle, Cornet, Flugelhorn, French horn, Trombone, Trumpet, Tuba.
Keyboard Instruments – Accordion, Celesta, Clavichord, Grand Piano, Harpsichord, Keyboard, Pipe Organ.
+ 2 blank samples to create your own shadow-matching cards.
Print A4 size. Cut out the picture cards and laminate them.
These cards are appropriate for a single student, small group, group class, music classroom, and music camp.