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Introduce your student to the wonderful world of music with this free music word search set.

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Benefits of Using Word Searches with Your Student

Word searches are great for many reasons. They include these brain-building benefits:

  • Word searches are a great way to introduce or review new vocabulary.
  • Word searches help new readers learn to recognize sight words and to sound out phonetic words.
  • Word searches boost spelling skills.
  • Word searches develop pattern recognition as well as word recognition.
  • Word searches are fun and provide students with an engaging puzzle to solve.

What’s Included in the Music Word Search Set?

This printable set includes two different music themed word search puzzles for your student.

Music Words Word Search

The first printable is great for a student who is just beginning music theory. It includes sixteen different music terms:

  • notes
  • rest
  • instrument
  • sharp
  • chord
  • staff
  • staccato
  • flat
  • piano
  • bass
  • melody
  • listen
  • forte
  • harmony
  • scale

Musical Instruments Word Search

The second word search includes sixteen different musical instruments.

  • piano
  • cymbal
  • saxophone
  • clarinet
  • violin
  • flute
  • trombone
  • cello
  • drum
  • guitar
  • trumpet
  • harp
  • banjo
  • oboe
  • xylophone
  • bell

How to Use the Music Word Finds

Word finds are simple to use. Just pick a word search, print, and go! You can even print the answer key and let students check their own work as they finish.

If desired, you can make the word searches reusable. Simply laminate or put in a plastic sheet protector and give your student a dry erase marker to complete the activity. When your student is finished, she can wipe it off and have it ready for the next student.

Get Your Free Word Search Printables

Simply click the image below to access your free musical words puzzles.

Music Word Searches

More Music Themed Lessons, Activities, and Printables

Grab some of our other resources to learn more about composers and instruments.

Musical Instruments Lapbook Mini-books
Beethoven Lives Upstairs Unit Study
Bach’s Big Adventure Unit Study