I was browsing through a few sites and came across a great game to help students become familiar with orchestral instruments. It can be found here: BBC Musical Mysteries.
The aim is to help Robbie find his Grandfather’s music. The Grandfather is a conductor of an orchestra and he has lost his music. He needs it in a hurry however because the orchestra is about to perform onstage and he can’t conduct without his music.
This game takes you through a series of challenges involving steady beat, rhythm, mood, orchestral instrument sounds and names and the role of each section in the orchestra as well as dabbling in a little composition with sounds.
This Flash game is designed for 7 to 11 year olds (in the UK). There are lesson plans for teachers available too.