To write music, musical notes and other musical signs are placed on the staff, made by five parallel horizontal lines. The space between each line is called space. Lines and spaces are always counted from the bottom up :
Musical notes are placed on lines or spaces of the staff :
To determine the names of the music notes on a staff, one of the three musical clefs is placed on the beginning of each music staff. The G clef (Treble clef) is placed on the second line, the F clef (Bass clef) on the fourth line (Bass clef), the C clef on the first, second, third or fourth line.
Kids and adults should learn about the music notes, the G (treble) clef and the staff with the free mini interactive tutorial Staff and Treble Clef HN.