What do Elvis Presley, the Monkees, Queen, Michael Jackson, Madonna, The Spice Girls, Britney Spears, Lady Gaga, Destiny's Child, Rihanna and Justin Bieber all have in common?  They are all part of the constantly evolving and highly diverse music genre called "pop".

The term "pop" or "popular" music essentially means music which "currently" sells well and has mass appeal (usually with the younger folk).  So depending on which decade you're from, there's something for everyone in pop music!

This printable activity is to help bring today's pop music lovers together in a fun game. Who in the family is this year's biggest pop music fan?

Printable & Activity Objectives

Age: 6 to 9 year olds, Activity Time: 1-2 hours, Items Needed: Writing pencils

In this activity, your child will be able to practice their knowledge of popular music by playing a fun pop song naming game.

It will help your child or student:

  • Take stock of the music and the different genres that they've listened to. Ideally, it will also help to expand their knowledge of new music by discussing their answers with their friends.

Let's find out who the biggest pop music fan is!

How to Get Started

Simple steps to start:

  • Research and find out the history of pop music. Here's a good introduction to the evolution of pop music over the decades.
  • Get started on the printable worksheets!

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What's in the Printable Pack

This printable pack consists of 2 printable game sheets: (1) a game board and (2) an answer writing sheet.  

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