The Best Piano Songs For Beginners

The Best Piano Songs For Beginners

10 easy piano songs for beginners just starting their online piano journey

What are the easiest piano songs for beginners? The following is a list of 10 easy piano songs for beginners as chosen by Virtual Piano:

Looking for some easy piano songs to get started with? We've found a great selection of simple songs that are perfect for beginners. These include nursery rhymes, well-known folk tunes and a few favourites from popular culture. So, if you are just starting out, try our selection of piano songs for beginners and you'll be on your way in no time.

1. It's a Small World - Sherman Brothers

DIFFICULTY LEVEL: 1 (SUPER EASY) | TARGET LENGTH: 00:50

One of the most famous songs in the world and the song that the Sherman Brothers are most famous for. If you've been lucky enough to take a trip on the 'It's a Small World' boat ride at Disneyland, then this tune will bring back happy memories.

2. Twinkle Twinkle Little Star

DIFFICULTY LEVEL: 1 (SUPER EASY) | TARGET LENGTH: 00:25

An English nursery rhyme and a popular lullaby, this tune is one you can also sing-along to. So choose this song to enjoy a moment of calm or to prepare for a restful sleep. Without doubt one of the best piano songs for beginners to try.

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3. Frere Jacques

DIFFICULTY LEVEL: 1 (SUPER EASY) | TARGET LENGTH: 00:20

A fun French nursery rhyme that is often sung by children at school. In English, the song is called 'Brother John' and it tells the story of a Monk who oversleeps.

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4. Old Macdonald Had A Farm

DIFFICULTY LEVEL: 1 (SUPER EASY) | TARGET LENGTH: 00:40

A kids song that can be repeated over and over again with as many different animals as you can think up! So once you've covered the cows, sheep and chickens, what else might Old Macdonald find on his farm?

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 5. Mary Had a Little Lamb

DIFFICULTY LEVEL: 1 (SUPER EASY) | TARGET LENGTH: 00:14

A cute and fluffy song about a lamb and a little girl. The tune is simple to follow and fun to play. See if you can get the maximum score on this one.

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6. Row, Row, Row Your Boat

DIFFICULTY LEVEL: 1 (SUPER EASY) | TARGET LENGTH: 00:18

An easy to play nursery rhyme that conjures up images of a peaceful summer's day. This one is all plain sailing.

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7. The Flintstones Theme – Hoyt Curtin

DIFFICULTY LEVEL: 1 (SUPER EASY) | TARGET LENGTH: 00:30

The theme tune to this classic cartoon has aged well and is still loved by a wide audience. As the familiar notes ring out, you'll imagine that you are already in the town of Bedrock with Wilma, Fred, Barney and Betty.

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8. Oh My Darling Clementine

DIFFICULTY LEVEL: 1 (SUPER EASY) | TARGET LENGTH: 00:20

An American folk song with a wistful refrain that makes us think of simpler times. This fun tune is one of the best piano songs for beginners. Transport yourself to the mid-West and think of love lost with this simple tune.

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 9. Do Re Mi (Sound of Music)

DIFFICULTY LEVEL: 1 (SUPER EASY) | TARGET LENGTH: 00:40

The perfect song to sing if you're a budding musician! One of the most famous and well-known songs from the classic film the Sound of Music. Do Re Mi teaches children a way to remember the notes of the musical scale, so it's a win-win!

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10. London Bridge is Falling Down

DIFFICULTY LEVEL: 1 (SUPER EASY) | TARGET LENGTH: 00:25

A classic British nursery rhyme, this is an easy piano song and a tune that most musicians play as they are starting out. Comfortingly repetitive, this is one you can perfect in an instant.

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That's our round-up of the 10 best piano songs for beginners

Pick a couple or play them all, the choice is yours! This is just a starting point. You'll find a variety of other piano songs for beginners to play in the Super Easy and Easy music sheet categories.