Music Sub Tub Plans Bundle by Ginny's Music Space

This bundle includes everything you need to create a music sub tub ANY substitute can use and follow.

Parking Bundle by Music Mom

All three of these simple games are greats for sub tubs. They are very simple with easy to follow instructions.

Pirate Dragon Unicorn Freeze: Large Group Game for Subs and More by Sweet Sounds

Pirate Dragon Unicorn Freeze Game is a fun large group game that can be used for subs or assemblies. This awesome game (with printable cards!) is a great brain break in class or when you need a movement activity that you can do with a double class when there aren’t any subs!

Music Coloring Pages: Musical Instruments - Families of the Orchestra by SillyOMusic

These coloring sheets of musical instruments of the orchestra are perfect for early finishers and sub plans. They are also a great coloring activity for students needing to wind down.

No Prep Activities for the Elementary Music Classroom by The Yellow Brick Road

No Prep Activities for Elementary Music is a collection of over 60 video links with accompanying worksheets. It’s perfect for those days when you need a quick and easy no-prep lesson plan for elementary music students. These activities are ideal for non-music and musically-trained substitute teachers alike. Videos are geared toward students in grades K-4.

Music Teacher Sub Plan Template by Organized Chaos Music

Use this template to create some easy-to-use sub plans for elementary music! It can be overwhelming to try to put together all of the information that a substitute teacher needs to know, and come up with meaningful plans that will engage students without overwhelming a non-musical substitute teacher! This template will help organize and condense the important information a substitute needs to teach your classes while you are away.

Halloween Color by Music by Music Educator Resources

48 coloring sheets included! Perfect for stations, sub tubs, rainy days, assessment, and Halloween fun! Choose from 6 different designs covering:

  • Rhythm Names/Symbols (North American & British Terms)
  • Rhythm Beats/Symbols
  • Treble Clef Notes
  • Bass Clef Notes
  • Keyboard Notes
  • Intervals
  • Dynamics & Articulations

Treble or Bass Clef Bingo by Noteworthy By Jen

This bingo set contains 35 cards and can be used to review either bass or treble clef note naming skills. Contains a sub page to explain note naming to save you time!

Music Symbols Bingo by Hutzel House of Music

A great review game for your older students after learning about all the different symbols they may find in music! Sub friendly caller’s card included (so they don’t need to know what symbols are what)!

Color by Music - Recorder First Notes Bundle by Sally's Sea of Songs

Color by music mystery pictures help students differentiate between the first notes commonly used by beginner recorder players. Great for notation awareness lessons and perfect for your sub tub! Choose BAG, BAGCD, BAGED, or BAGCDED for an additional challenge for your students.

Instrument or River by Mrs. Stouffer's Music Room

A visually engaging sub game, this set includes 40 different questions that are either an instrument or a river. Details about what the instrument is or where the river is are included.

Music Connection by Ginny's Music Space

This game is similar to bingo and connect four. Two students play per card, and the first one to get four in a row wins! My students love to play! It is perfect for non-musical substitutes, too!

Ti Tika Tac Toe by Rhythmically Yours

A musical version of tic-tac-toe! Great for your sub tub, centers or game day!

Nine different boards in stem notation containing ti-tika.

Roll a Rhythm by Floating Down the River

Your students will have fun rolling a dice to make a rhythm composition. They will write it down, read it, and clap it. Easy for a sub!

Don't Break the Music by Pitch Publications

This is a set of 9 fun (yet truly educational!) games based on the popular game, “Don’t Break the Ice!” In this game, students must various musical concepts and hope they don’t cause all the ice to fall! These make great music workstations!

Zin Zin Zin, A Violin! by Pitch Publications

Most teachers would agree taking a sick or person day is harder than actually being at work. Writing sub plans and preparing sub tubs and sub binders are so hard, especially in music and other specials! This will be a great activity for your music substitute plans!