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Free Piano Sheet Music for Beginners (PDF)


Taking your first piano lesson is an exciting and important milestone in the life of many children. Making the experience affordable is the goal of every parent. Below you’ll find links to many of the best free piano sheet music arrangements. Since note naming is a big goal in the beginning I’m also going to include links to a few worksheets and flashcard packs.

Primer Level
Primer level music is the place to start if your kids are beginning at age 4-6. Many pieces in this set are five-finger pieces with one note at a time or very easy harmonies.

Amazing Grace for Piano Solo
Au Clair de la Lune for Piano Solo/Traditional
Away in a Manger for Piano Solo | Christmas
Five Fat Turkeys Are We for Piano Solo | Traditional
Found a Peanut for Piano Solo | Traditional
Good King Wenceslas for Piano Solo | 13th-Century Spring Carol
Happy Birthday to You for Piano Solo | Words by Patty and Mildred J. Hill
Hungarian Dance No.5 for Piano Solo | Brahms Theme
Mary Had A Little Lamb for Piano Solo | Traditional
Les Cloches (The Bells) for Piano Solo | French
Theme from Surprise Symphony for Piano Solo | Franz Joseph Haydn
There’s a Hole in My Bucket for Piano Solo | Traditional
Turkey in the Straw for Piano Solo | Traditional
Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star for Piano Solo | French Melody with Words by Jane Taylor
Up on the Housetop for Piano Solo | Benjamin Russell Hanby
Waltzing Matilda for Piano Solo | Traditional
We Love You America for Piano Solo | Andrew Fling
We Three Kings for Piano Solo | Reverend John Henry Hopkins, Jr.
We Wish You a Merry Christmas for Piano Solo | Christmas Carol

Level 1A
Kids can also begin at Level 1A, although it’s not recommended for younger students as the music is a bit more challenging, and the piano method books often progress a bit faster.

All Through the Night for Piano Solo | Welsh Lullaby
Bingo for Piano Solo | Traditional
The Farmer in the Dell for Piano Solo | Traditional
Frère Jacques for Piano Solo | Traditional
God is So Good for Piano Solo | Bible Song
Go Tell Aunt Rhodie for Piano Solo | Traditional
Happy Birthday for Piano Solo by Patty Hill and Mildred J. Hill
Hickory Dickory Dock for Piano Solo | Mother Goose
Hot Cross Buns for Piano Solo | Traditional
Itsy Bitsy Spider for Piano Solo | Danish Nursery Rhyme
Jingle Bells by Pierpont
Jolly Old Saint Nicholas | Traditional
Lavender’s Blue for Piano Solo | Traditional English
Lightly Row | Traditional
Li’l Liza Jane for Piano Solo | Traditional
Little Green Frog (Galumph) for Piano Solo | Traditional
London Bridge for Piano Solo | Traditional
Minuet in G by Johann Sebastian Bach
Musette in D by Johann Sebastian Bach
The Music Alphabet for Piano Solo
Old MacDonald for Piano Solo | Traditional
Peck! Peck! Peck! for Piano Solo
Peter, Peter, Pumpkin Eater for Piano Solo | Traditional
Mexican Hat Dance for Piano Solo | Traditional
Ten Little Indians for Piano Solo | Traditional
Skip to My Lou for Piano Solo | American Frontier Song
Streets of Laredo for Piano Solo | Cowboy Song
Yankee Doodle | American Traditional

All of these arrangements are available in PDF format. If you need a PDF reader please click here.

Note Name Worksheets and Flashcards
One of the first goals for beginning piano students should be learning note names. Without a knowledge of note names the music page will mean little to them, and it will be a challenge for teachers to get them to look at the music – a habit they should embrace early on. Below are several free printable worksheets and wonderful flashcards (paid products) to get your young music students off on the right foot.

Color That Note! Worksheet Treble Clef – C Position
Color That Note! Worksheet Bass Clef – C Position
Name That Tune! | Note Name Worksheet | Treble Clef
Memory Game | Treble Clef Note Names
Memory Game | Bass Clef Note Names
Flash Frog™ Flash Cards | Music Symbols and Terms


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