Did one of your students forget their music at home? Are you looking for the perfect activity to provide to a substitute teacher? How about an extra credit assignment for students to practice notation? Print the free musical Sudoku activity below, and challenge your students to solve the puzzle. (And, here’s the answer key for grading!)

How It Works

The grid below includes 81 squares, divided into nine blocks that are further subdivided into nine squares. Each of the nine blocks must contain all of the musical symbols provided at the bottom of the page within its nine squares. Each symbol can only appear once within each row, column, and block. Click the image below to access the printable PDF.

For more musical puzzles, activities, and games, check out Music Puzzler and Music Fun 101.