Learning Music Theory involves the “why” and “how” of music. When learning to play the piano, music theory is a great companion. I make it a point to include music theory in each piano lesson.
I recommend Heather Savage, who has taught my four children advanced music theory, for more in-depth theory.
Feel free to explore and practice skills on the computer with these online games:
Music Glossary, (Thanks Anna for suggesting!)
Also useful for the budding composer in each young student is music writing software. Musescore is a free download with many great options.
Online notation software (in case downloading is a problem):
If you have any questions regarding these games or the software, don’t hesitate to contact me!