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Water Lilies


Water Lilies

(SP006)

Level: Early Elementary

Type: Music

This is a gentle pentatonic piece ... (More)
Windsong


Windsong

(SP007)

Level: Early Elementary

Type: Music

I wrote this for an older beginner. I wanted something expressive, simple enough for a beginner, and not childish. I have since used it with a lot of students and every one has liked it. ... (More)
Amazing Grace


Amazing Grace

(SP022)

Level: Early Elementary

Type: Music

This ... (More)
America the Beautiful


America the Beautiful

(SP023)

Level: Early Elementary

Type: Music

Here is an easy version of America the Beautiful, just in time for the Fourth of July. Students at this level usually haven.... (More)

All Creatures of Our God and King


All Creatures of Our God and King

(SP024)

Level: Early Elementary

Type: Music

This beautiful hymn that is a favorite of so many people..... (More)

Bless Us O Lord (Primo)


Bless Us O Lord (Primo)

(SP027)

Level: Early Elementary

Type: Music

This can be played alone, or with the duet I posted. ... (More)
Ode to Joy


Ode to Joy

(SP029)

Level: Early Elementary

Type: Music

This is an primer version of the famous melody by Beethoven. I have yet to find a student who doesn ... (More)
Hurray, Thanksgiving Day! (on the staff)


Hurray, Thanksgiving Day! (on the staff)

(SP030)

Level: Early Elementary

Type: Music

Sub-type2: Seasonal

This is an Primer on-the-staff version of the pre-reading piece I posted last year. I changed the words slightly, and added new art and a very easy teacher duet. ... (More)
See the Scarecrow


See the Scarecrow

(SP036)

Level: Early Elementary

Type: Music

Sub-type2: Seasonal

Enjoy this short primer level piece with a teacher duet! ... (More)
Once a Year On Halloween


Once a Year On Halloween

(SP040)

Level: Early Elementary

Type: Music

Sub-type2: Seasonal

This is the on-staff version of the pre-reading Halloween piece I posted earlier. ... (More)
Halloween Is Almost Here


Halloween Is Almost Here

(SP041)

Level: Early Elementary

Type: Music

Sub-type2: Seasonal

This is the version on the staff. ... (More)
Halloween, Halloween


Halloween, Halloween

(SP042)

Level: Early Elementary

Type: Music

Sub-type2: Seasonal

This is the grand staff version of the pre-reading piece I posted earlier. ... (More)
Hey Mr. Mummy


Hey Mr. Mummy

(SP047)

Level: Early Elementary

Type: Music

Sub-type2: Seasonal

This is a beginning reading Halloween piece with a simple teacher duet. ... (More)
Peter, Peter, Pumpkin Eater (on the staff)


Peter, Peter, Pumpkin Eater (on the staff)

(SP051)

Level: Early Elementary

Type: Music

Sub-type2: Seasonal

This is a version of the traditional folk song arranged for students who are beginning reading. There is also a teacher duet. Set your printer for landscape orientation. ... (More)
Away In a Manger


Away In a Manger

(SP055)

Level: Early Elementary

Type: Music

Sub-type2: Seasonal

This is a primer version of the carol. I used big notes to make it look easier. You can.... (More)

We Three Kings


We Three Kings

(SP070)

Level: Early Elementary

Type: Music

Sub-type2: Seasonal

All Christmas music is found here.  This is a primer level version suitable for students who know only a few notes. Both thumbs are on middle C. ... (More)
Up On the House Top Primer 


Up On the House Top Primer 

(SP076)

Level: Early Elementary

Type: Music

Sub-type2: Seasonal

This file has moved to here..... (More)

Jolly Old St. Nicholas 


Jolly Old St. Nicholas 

(SP077)

Level: Early Elementary

Type: Music

Sub-type2: Seasonal

This music has moved.... (More)

Deck the Halls primer level 


Deck the Halls primer level 

(SP078)

Level: Early Elementary

Type: Music

Sub-type2: Seasonal

Christmas music is found.... (More)

Love Somebody, Yes I Do - Primer


Love Somebody, Yes I Do - Primer

(SP101)

Level: Early Elementary

Type: Music

If your young student is past the pre-reading stage, he or she might like this version. ... (More)
Chocolate Valentines (on the staff)


Chocolate Valentines (on the staff)

(SP105)

Level: Early Elementary

Type: Music

Sub-type2: Seasonal

This is a very easy piece for students can read  the notes in C 5-finger .... (More)

Pat the Cat


Pat the Cat

(SP172)

Level: Early Elementary

Type: Music

This is for pre-school students who are just learning middle C. It is an extra piece to supplement a pre-schooler's book. Little ones don't need to keep a steady beat if they have trouble going from the keyboard to the movements. Just have fun with it, and change it around as you wish. ... (More)
The Doughnut Mystery


The Doughnut Mystery

(SP175)

Level: Early Elementary

Type: Music

This teaching song is brought to you by the letter D. In fact, that is the only note in the song. I use this to introduce reading D on the staff to pre-schoolers. Changing fingers several times helps students to not always associate middle D with the second finger. The teacher duet makes it more fun ... (More)
E Is For Elephant


E Is For Elephant

(SP176)

Level: Early Elementary

Type: Music

This is the next letter is my series of beginning pieces to teach learning notes on the staff to young children. This one is E for elephant. See my blog for more information on how I use these sheets. ... (More)
Frogs in Flip Flops


Frogs in Flip Flops

(SP177)

Level: Early Elementary

Type: Music

Continuing in my experiment to write a beginning piece (with words and a teacher duet) for each note on the staff, here is Frogs in Flip Flops. I hope your little students like it. If so, send me an email or leave a comment on my blog. By the way, I like to use the RH thumb on F, but since many teac ... (More)
G is for Giraffe


G is for Giraffe

(SP178)

Level: Early Elementary

Type: Music

This song features the note treble G. It is another piece in my set of easy songs for pre-school students who are starting to learn the notes around middle C on the staff. Instead of writing in finger numbers, I added a box for you to write your own. I plan to use the right hand thumb on G, and t.... (More)

Alligator, Alligator, All You Play is A


Alligator, Alligator, All You Play is A

(SP179)

Level: Early Elementary

Type: Music

This song features the bass A near middle C. It is another piece in my set of easy songs for pre-school students who are starting to learn the notes around middle C on the staff. Instead of writing in finger numbers, .... (More)

The Baseball Bear


The Baseball Bear

(SP180)

Level: Early Elementary

Type: Music

This song features B next to middle C. .... (More)

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