Free Resources

Get started with Figurenotes!

Download your free creative resources below. Either choose specific elements or download the whole folder using the first link.

Whether you’re a teacher, music leader, or budding musician, this bundle of resources will get you started with Figurenotes.

You’ll also find useful tutorials on the Figurenotes YouTube channel.

If you’d like to connect with other Figurenotes teachers, join our Facebook Group ‘Figurenotes – Let’s Make Music’ and share your ideas with others. To stay up-to-date, follow us on our social media channels (search for Figurenotes if you don’t already follow us).

We offer some great training options for organisations and individuals too.

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Become part of the global Figurenotes community today and sign up for the Figurenotes Accessible Music Hub. You can download resources, upload your own creations and even host virtual classroom spaces with our advanced subscription. Paired with our new ad improved Figurenotes Software, you will be unstoppable.


Free (67.5 MB) Your Free Figurenotes Bundle – Download everything using this link. Otherwise, take a look through the resources below and download the things you need.

How To Use Your Bundle.pdf – Handy guide to help you make the most of your free resources!

Introducing Figurenotes .pdf – An Introduction to Figurenotes pdf

Circles .pdf – Handy visual showing colours with note names underneath.

Figurenotes Explained Presentation – An Introduction to Figurenotes presentation

Composition Activities .pdf – Get inspired with Figurenotes! Compose your own tune using colour and shape.

Composer Zoom Background.png – Great for composing and playing during online sessions.

Mindfulness Activities .pdf – Calming musical activities to do at home.

Robert Burns/Traditional Scottish Waltz Lesson

This fun and interactive lesson is a great way to instil a sense of pulse. Perfect for teaching online or in the classroom.

Ye Banks and Braes – Waltz Lesson.pptx

Markku’s Rhythmic Canon

A favourite at our Music Teachers Toolbox training days. Explore your rhythm and body percussion skills with this rhythmic canon activity.

Rhythmic Canon – whole score

Rhythmic Canon – single pages

Try out your rhythm skills with this play along video

Recently adapted for online sessions but can work with either.

If you have the Figurenotes Software, you can edit the .fgn file to suit your needs. So feel free to change key, simplify, add parts – the world is your oyster!

Hedwig’s Theme

Harry Potter Theme .pdf

Harry-Potter-Theme .fgn


12 Bar Blues

12-Bar-Blues .fgn

12-Bar-Blues .pdf


Auld Lang Syne

Auld Lang Syne .fgn

Auld Lang Syne.fgn

Fingers .pdf – An alternative print out to stickers for your keyboard or piano.

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