Holiday Solfege Bingo!

In this 5×5 bingo game students are given a short phrase from a popular Christmas or Hannukah tune (both sacred and secular included) and the starting “do”, along with the key signature. Use this fun bingo game to test your students’ solfege skills by calling out the title of the song, or singing the tune. For a challenge, white out the starting “do” and require advanced students to work it out on their own. Also works well in teams or pairs. Calling card includes title so teacher doesn’t have to solfege on the go!


Yes, I am aware that it might be more expensive than you would typically prefer, but consider the following: it took me probably about 16 hours to make it, it will save you significant time planning for the week before break, and can take up several hours of lesson or exam time that you would otherwise have to prepare for on your own. It is also an excellent review for sight-reading and solfege skills while being a fun activity!

Features: 24 different melodies of varying difficulty, 13 unique student cards, teacher calling card with song titles, “do” indicated, key signature given. All melodies are in treble clef.

Songs included:

  • 12 Days of Christmas
  • All I Want for Christmas is You
  • Angels We Have Heard on High
  • Away in a Manger
  • Chestnuts (The Christmas Song)
  • Deck the Halls
  • Dreidel
  • Frosty the Snowman
  • God Rest Ye Merry, Gentlemen
  • Greensleeves/What Child is This?
  • Oh, Hannukah
  • Hark! The Herald Angels Sing
  • Hatikvah
  • Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas
  • I Saw Mommy Kissing Santa Claus
  • Jingle Bells
  • Joy to the World
  • O Come, All Ye Faithful
  • O, Holy Night
  • O Little Town of Bethlehem
  • Ode to Joy
  • Oh, Christmas Tree
  • Santa Claus is Coming to Town
  • Silent Night

About Lady Fair

Lady is a musician with a bachelor's degree in music education. She plays multiple instruments and has participated in numerous musical ensembles, giving her a wide variety of experiences and knowledge to use in her teaching career. Of her ensemble participation, she has fifteen years of band experience, nine years choral, and four years in orchestra. Éowyn's primary instrument is clarinet, with voice and piano being close secondary instruments. Throughout her musical education career she studied voice and clarinet simultaneously. In addition to clarinet, piano, and voice, she has also studied violin and oboe at the college level, and also plays recorder, tin whistle, and other instruments in the woodwind family. If you ask her, she will say, "I chose to major in music education because I have a desire to use my knowledge and experience in music to share its beauty and foster a love of music in the hearts of my students. I hope to encourage my students to try their hardest, feel like they have accomplished something, and give them a life long passion for music." Lady currently teaches private lessons on clarinet, sax, flute, oboe, piano, and voice, and recently gained a position teaching orchestra and chorus at a local middle school. She is also a member of the Once Upon a Dream woodwind ensembles.
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