- Roadtrip!® To the Lake
I have a 4 year old using this book and he's loving it! In fact, he's surpassed another 5 1/2 yr old that's using the same book! This is a very engaging book for the young student and I'm so happy to have it in my 'arsenal'! Love it!
Such a fun book! I love the teacher book in addition. So many activities to keep the young students busy and having fun! I have a new student who is having so much fun they wanted him to come twice a week!
Roadtrip! is full-time fun for beginners. There is a nice balance of both new songs and familiar songs. Lots of fun activities and the book makes a nice keepsake. I have found that this book makes a nice springboard into Keyboard Kickoff.
Just finished my first school year using Roadtrip! and I'm very pleased. The duets and creative opportunities are so good for the students. This is a great book for my young students (5 years old).
Roadtrip! has a unique approach that students love. Pieces use several different keyboard positions and can be taught by rote or with music. The available backing tracks and teacher duets are loved by my students! The teacher's guide suggests many "off the bench" activities to reinforce learning - and to make it fun! I also teach a preschool piano preparation program called KiddyKeys, and this book is a great follow-up to KiddyKeys classes.
Wow! Used Roadtrip today for the first time with a 5 year old. Smiling faces and lots of giggles! Grandma (who sat in on the lesson) was elated too. It is a breath of fresh air to teach from this book! During the intro on the backing track for Beep Beep Beep we pretended to fasten our seatbelts and put on our sunglasses, ready for our drive (and lots of beeping). Kept a real pair of funny sunglasses on top of the piano to use for this activity. The girl loved putting them on whilst playing! Adorable.
Great book! Perfect start for young beginners.
This book is proving to be effective in my studio. It is fun and engaging, and I especially love the multiple teacher duet versions. My young students love to "level up."
This is such a unique teaching tool for young beginners. It is flexible and engaging for this age group, and they recognize that they are playing 'real' music.
This book has been a wonderful choice for a 6yo student who previously was not very committed to lessons and practicing. She LOVES the songs, we both love the duets, and she now practices at home a lot and marches into her lessons very enthusiastically! I plan to use this method with many future students!