In my elementary classroom, I use Boom whackers, colored glockenspiels and colored bells to teach students to read music. Using ROYGBIV note colors is a great way for students to transition into reading and playing the same notes on recorder and eventually band instruments. It also helps me scaffold and differentiate my lessons for students at all different levels.
These charts/posters are a wonderful reference for students to see on the wall during the school year.
This comes as 8 8 1/2 by 11 pdfs with jewel toned colors. The notes included are:
C D E F G A B C