Beginner music theory games for two players
A collection of two player online music games with some working well for team play. Shoot your craft the furthest around the ‘Space Rollercoaster’ or see who is the best hider in ‘Secret Letter’ while practising topics like accidentals, time signatures, clefs and more.
Fun and interactive music lessons
Play on a tablet, computer, laptop or smartphone
A great value collection of games to practice beginner level music theory.
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Music games in this online pack
The player or team who dares to climb the furthest up the staircase and collect the most gemstones wins in this treble clef note naming game.
Hide the secret letter for the other player or team to find! A treble clef note naming game.
Tap your stegosaurus before the other player in this two player game of treble snap.
Collect snowmen – but careful – it’s easy to lose them too! A treble clef game.
Save The Chocolate
Work as a team to save the chocolate melting! A bass clef game for two players or teams.
It’s hippo against monkey in this ‘three in a row’ two player game. Uses bass clef notes.
Beat The Teacher Bass
Beat the teacher (or a parent or friend!) by naming the most bass clef notes against the clock.
Who’s frog will bounce the furthest in this time signatures game for two players or teams? Uses time signatures of 2, 3 and 4 beats in a bar plus 1, 2, 3 and 4 beat notes.
Highest scorer wins by knocking down the most pins. Uses time signatures of 2, 3 and 4 beats in a bar plus half, 1, 2, 3 and 4 beat notes.
Snakes and Ladders
A classic game about accidental signs (sharps, flats and naturals) for two players or a team. Climb up the ladders and collect stars and gems but watch out for the snakes!
Hit the spinning target with the arrows to score points but don’t land on a T-Rex! A musical maths game for two players or teams using 1, 2, 3 and 4 beat notes.
Take to the water with your boats and try to beat each other in a dinghy duel! Uses rests and note values of half, 1, 2, 3 and 4 beats.
A general music theory game with a mix of questions – have you got enough fuel to get the furthest around the space rollercoaster? Watch out for aliens!
Another general mix of theory questions – catch more than 3 bats in your bucket and it’s game over!
Play as a team against the robot and draw signs on the screen for your team mate(s) to name!
The games in this music pack have been designed for teachers to use in music lessons. All work well during in person lessons and many are ideal for online teaching using platforms like Zoom or Skype. Simply open a web browser on your computer, laptop or tablet, select a game and play!
Practice topics like time signatures, treble notes and more
Created by experienced music teacher
Susan Leigh MA LRSM LLCM FISM
- All the games work well for in person lessons
- Most are perfect for online teaching with a few better in person. Use a platform like Zoom or Skype to share your screen with students.
- All the games are set at beginner level
- Play student versus student, or teacher versus student – or even parent versus student!
- Some games also work well with two teams