Play By Color, 31 Color-Coded Song Sheets Printable Booklet for Piano And Boomwhackers


Children explore musical instruments and play their favorite songs, even if they’ve never played before! This instant download includes the Printable Play by Color Booklet with 30 Color-Coded Easy-To-Play Songs! You can use Play by Color Song sheets with Any Piano or Keyboard as well as Boomwhackers™ 8-note major diatonic tubes, handbells, and resonator bells*!

Play by Color was created to help build musical confidence while strengthening color identification and early reading skills!

This activity requires no prior musical experience, and allows students to play familiar songs right from the start!


Playing music has never been so easy and fun! Kids won’t realize they are also practicing early reading and color identification skills!

Use Play by Color Song Sheets to:

• Teach children early music reading and piano skills.

• Help build confidence during music therapy.

• Encourage your child to play songs on any piano or keyboard you already own.

• Create an independent piano or keyboard center.

• Play songs together as a class or in small groups using Boomwhackers™.


An exciting introduction to reading music, and an activity that can be used prior to music lessons!

Children as young as four years old can successfully read the song sheets!

Perfect for lower & middle elementary students and students with special needs!


31 Color-Coded Song Sheets Are Included:

1. The Major Scale

2. Hot Cross Buns

3. Mary Had A Little Lamb

4. The Wheels On The Bus

5. It’s Raining, It’s Pouring

6. Baa Baa Black Sheep

7. This Old Man

8. Twinkle, Twinkle Little Star

9. Old MacDonald Had A Farm

10. The Alphabet Song

11. Ten In A Bed

12. A Bear Went Over The Mountain

13. Amazing Grace

14. Five Little Ducks

15. The Clean-Up Song

16. The Farmer In The Dell

17. Row, Row, Row Your Boat

18. The Muffin Man

19. Ring Around The Rosie

20. Hickory Dickory Dock

21. Hush Little Baby, Don’t Say A Word

22. Pop Goes The Weasel

23. On Top Of Old Smokey

24. Angels Watching Over Me

25. I’m A Little Teapot

26. London Bridge is Falling Down

27. When The Saints Go Marching In

28. You Are My Sunshine

29. Three Blind Mice

30. Do-Re-Mi (Doe, A Deer)

31. Happy Birthday


**Play by Color is not affiliated with Boomwhackers™. Because of the possible color variations created by the use of different printers, ink cartridges, and printing mediums, please click here to preview this product, then download and print the sample song sheet on page 3 to see how the colors will appear using your printing setup before purchasing. To print the sample, from the print options window, select the “fit to page” option, sometimes called the “scale to fit” option. This will create a margin and prevent the images from being cut off during the printing process.**

*Boomwhackers™ is a registered trademark of Rhythm Band Instruments, LLC.

The Boomwhackers™ name is used with permission by Rhythm Band Instruments, LLC.