I love these stickers. They are a staple in our studio. I keep several sheets of them tucked away in a drawer right next to the piano.
Susan Paradis made these stickers in both one octave and two octave ranges, and they’re designed to fit on Avery 8160 easy peel address labels. They measure 1″ x 2 5/8″ and there are 30 labels per sheet. Stick them on top of pieces your students are playing – or insert them into assignment books. You can use them for all sorts of things.
- Label tricky or new hand positions
- Remind students how to find hand positions
- Write in new pentascales
- Scale fingerings
- Chord inversions
- Decorate your outfit with scales
(The last one might go over best around Halloween.)
Printing Tips: When you print these stickers, make sure that you select “Actual Size” under Page Sizing & Handling. If your computer is anything like mine (feisty and with a mind of its own), it might select “Fit,” which means you’ll end up with a sheet full of keyboards that are not lined up with the sticker border.
… or in my case, because you keep thinking that it’s the way the paper is actually feeding into the printer, you end up wasting a handful of label pages instead of just one.
(Don’t be like me!)
But do print these stickers. They’re simple, yet so incredibly versatile. The labels run about $8.50 on Amazon. You get 750 stickers in a pack, so they are well worth it at a little over 1¢ a piece. (As long as you don’t follow in my footsteps and waste half a dozen sheets. In my case, they’re about 2¢ a piece.)