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The 10 Best Piano Songs to Start With for Kids

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Want to learn to play piano songs for kids? You’ve come to the right place!

When kids start playing the piano, they need songs that are easy to play so that they can gradually assimilate the information and not get discouraged.

So we thought it would be interesting to present you with the top 10 songs that are perfect for kids who are just starting out on the piano.

This way, you can make your own selection and start with the ones you like best.

Note: These tracks are all available on our app dedicated to piano learning and are easy to play for kids and beginners. So go ahead!

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Learn to play the best piano songs for kids

La Touche Musicale app features over 100 songs specifically designed for kids. Connect your piano to your device and learn to play them at your own pace while having fun.

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1 – Baby Shark – Kim Min-Seok

Baby Shark is a children’s song released in 2007.

Talking about a family of sharks, the track has been a viral success on the internet since its release, especially on social networks.

Accompanied by a choreography that everyone had to reproduce, the song has known a real hype and has been declined under many different versions.

Today, Baby Shark is one of the most played songs for kids on the piano.

It’s easy to play on the piano and you can easily learn it on La Touche Musicale.

If you want to access the piano sheet music and the midi file of the song Baby Shark, you can download it here.

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Piano song for kids: learn Baby Shark on La Touche Musicale.
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2 – Part of Your World (The Little Mermaid) – Alan Menken

Part of Your World is a song from the Disney animated movie The Little Mermaid, composed by Alan Menken and released in 1989 for the cartoon.

The music is sung by Ariel in the movie whose voice is lent by the singer Jodi Benson.

It is one of the most popular Disney songs for children. Moreover, it is very easy to play on the piano.

That’s why we have included it in this ranking and think that it could be perfect for kids who are starting to play the piano.

You can find more similar music in our article about the best Disney piano songs.

If you want to access the piano sheet music and the midi file of the song Part of Your World, you can download it here.

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Learn to play the song for kids Part of Your World on La Touche Musicale.
twinkle twinkle little star piano song kids

3 – Twinkle Twinkle Little Star – Traditional

Twinkle Twinkle Little Star is one of the most famous children’s songs in the world.

The lyrics were taken from an English poem composed by Jane Taylor in 1806 entitled The Star.

It was Mozart who popularized this song by including it in his Twelve Variations.

Twinkle Twinkle Little Star is a perfect piano song for kids. Very easy to play, it will serve as their first practice.

If you want to learn this song, you can check out our tutorial on how to play Twinkle Twinkle Little Star piano notes.

If you want to access the piano sheet music and the midi file of the song Twinkle Twinkle Little Star, you can download it here.

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Learn to play the easy song for kids Twinkle Twinkle Little Star on La Touche Musicale.
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4 – Let It Go (Frozen) – Christophe Beck

Let It Go is a song composed by Robert Lopez, written by Kristen Anderson-Lopez and sung by Indina Menzel for the 2013 animated movie Frozen.

In the movie, the music is performed by the main character, Elsa.

Upon its release, Let It Go was a big hit with children, but also with adults and critics. It was nominated for the Golden Globe for Best Original Song and won the Grammy Award for Best Song Written for Visual Media in 2015.

It is one of the most popular cartoon songs of the moment with kids. The original piano version is not extremely easy to play. However, there are simplified versions, like the one we offer on the La Touche Musicale app. Your child or any beginner pianist will be able to learn it easily on the piano.

If you want to access the piano sheet music and the midi file of the song Let It Go, you can download it here.

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Piano music for kids: learn to play Let It Go on La Touche Musicale.
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5 – Rock-a-Bye, Baby – Effie Crockett

Rock-a-Bye, Baby is a nursery rhyme of English origin whose composer is anonymous.

It is a lullaby that would have been inspired by the words of an English settler who observed the way Native American women rocked their babies in cradles.

Today, Rock-a-Bye, Baby is one of the best known nursery rhymes in the world. Very easy to play on the piano, it is a song for kids that will allow the student to start at his own pace.

If you like nursery rhymes, you should check out our tutorials on Mary Had a Little Lamb piano notes and Greensleeves piano notes.

If you want to access the piano sheet music and the midi file of the song Rock-a-Bye, Baby, you can download it here.

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Piano song dedicated to kids: learn to play Rock-a-Bye, baby on La Touche Musicale.
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6 – Fairytale (Shrek) – Harry Gregson-Williams & John Powell

Fairytale is the main theme of the Dreamworks animated movie Shrek, released in 2001.

Composed by John Powell and Harry Gregson-Williams, this beautiful song with a fairy-tale atmosphere takes us back to our childhood universe.

It is a very pretty, soft and easy to play piano music for kids. It would have had perfectly its place in our classification on the most beautiful sad piano songs.

We strongly recommend that you include it among your first songs to work on at the piano, because it meets all the criteria of a good song to start with for children and beginners.

If you want to access the piano sheet music and the midi file of the song Fairytale, you can download it here.

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Learn to play Fairytale on La Touche Musicale.
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7 – Un Poco Loco (Coco) – Anthony Gonzalez & Gael Garcia Bernal

Un Poco Loco is a song from the animated movie Coco, released in 2017.

Composed by Gael Garcia Bernal and Anthony Gonzalez, this cartoon track is very catchy and even makes you want to party!

With Mexican tunes, this is one of the most danceable Disney and Pixar music.

Children love this song because it is synonymous with good humor and joy.

Easy to play on the piano, we recommend that you include it in your repertoire of first songs to play for kids.

If you want to access the piano sheet music and the midi file of the song Un Poco Loco, you can download it here.

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Song for kids: learn to play Un Poco Loco on La Touche Musicale.
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8 – Tale As Old As Time (The Beauty and the Beast) – Alan Menken

Tale As Old As Time is a song for kids written by Howard Ashman and composed by Alan Menken.

Released in 1991 for the release of the Disney animated film The Beauty and the Beast, it was an instant hit with children around the world.

The romantic and fairy-tale universe in which it invites us makes it one of the most beautiful Disney songs ever composed.

We recommend that all kids play this beautiful song on the piano during their first years of learning.

If you want to access the piano sheet music and the midi file of the song Tale As Old As Time, you can download it here.

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Learn to play Tale As Old As Time on La Touche Musicale.
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9 – Lady Bug (Miraculous) – Noam Kaniel

Lady Bug is the opening song of the French-Korean-Japanese animated TV series Miraculous first released in 2015 on the small screen.

Composed by Noam Kaniel, it is one of the most popular songs of the series among children.

Lady Bug is also easy to play. Kids who are starting to play the piano can learn it without too much difficulty while having fun.

If you want to access the piano sheet music and the midi file of the song Lady Bug Miraculous, you can download it here.

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Learn to play Lady Bug on La Touche Musicale.
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10 – Where No One Goes (How to Train Your Dragon 2) – John Powell

Where No One Goes is a popular children’s song and released in 2014, in conjunction with the animated movie How to Train Your Dragon 2.

Composed by John Powell, it is a sweet yet powerful music that takes us back to the thrilling adventure of our heroes riding their dragons.

If your kids are fans of the How to Train Your Dragon saga, we strongly advise you to make him learn this song on the piano. It is quite easy to play and he is bound to be motivated to practice and progress.

If you want to access the piano sheet music and the midi file of the song Where No One Goes, you can download it here.

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Music for kids on piano: learn to play Where No One Goes on La Touche Musicale.

Conclusion on these 10 piano songs for kids

These 10 piano songs for kids form our selection La Touche Musicale. The list is of course not exhaustive and there are many more songs that your children will love to play on the piano.

However, we have chosen these songs based on two main criteria: their ease of learning on the piano and their popularity with children. If your kids are fans of any of these animated movies or nursery rhymes, jump at the chance. They will be motivated to play them on the piano and will progress much faster.

If you’re looking for more piano songs for kids or for beginners, sign up for free on our app dedicated to piano learning. Even as a beginner, you or your child will be able to play them in only a few days. On La Touche Musicale, learn piano at your own pace according to your skill level. So go for it!

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Learn to play the best piano songs for kids

La Touche Musicale app features over 100 songs specifically designed for kids. Connect your piano to your device and learn to play them at your own pace while having fun.

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