This is a boardgame that I have created in my studio for my piano students to learn their scales. Play the game in the traditional way that we've always played Snakes & Ladders but follow the directions on each square that you land on. You may use 1 or 2 dice. I've found that 1 dice gives more scales practice but 2 dice gives a fast-track game to play during a typical 30 minute piano lesson. We typically use fun small erasers as counters but you can use anything. When I play it with my students I use that opportunity to:
1/ Model how the scales are meant to be played
2/ Lightly challenge the student or 'up the ante'
3/ Ham it up during the lesson to encourage the concept that scales can be fun.
This board is for St Cecilia Grade 2 Piano 2017 syllabus. You'll notice that I get more evilicious as the game goes on. The sense of daring & challenge is a powerful motivator to accomplish something that would ordinarily seem too hard.
Check out the following YouTube link for how I use this during a lesson https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U8ZkVQdhha4
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