30 Color-Coded Easy-to-Play Songs for Boomwhackers or Piano!

Children can explore the piano and play their favorite songs, even if they’ve never played before, with this set of 30 Color-Coded, Easy-to-Play Piano Songs!

Play by Color was created to help build musical confidence while strengthening color identification and early reading skills! These color-coded song sheets can be used with any piano or keyboard and also work with the Boomwhackers Major Diatonic Scale Pipes and Bells.*

This activity requires no prior musical experience and all you need to get started is a piano or keyboard, color printer and some clear tape!

Use Play by Color Song Sheets to:
∙ Teach children early music reading and piano skills.
∙ Help build confidence during music therapy.
∙ Encourage your child to play songs on any piano or keyboard you already own.
∙ Create an independent piano or keyboard center. Great for lower & middle elementary too!

Instructions and colored rectangles to place on your piano or keyboard are included along with 30 Color-Coded Song Sheets:

  1. The Major Scale
  2. Hot Cross Buns
  3. Mary Had A Little Lamb
  4. The Wheels On The Bus
  5. It’s Raining, It’s Pouring
  6. Baa Baa Black Sheep
  7. This Old Man
  8. Twinkle, Twinkle Little Star
  9. Old MacDonald Had A Farm
  10. The Alphabet Song
  11. Ten In The Bed
  12. A Bear Went Over The Mountain
  13. Do-Re-Mi (Doe, A Deer)
  14. Amazing Grace
  15. Angels Watching Over Me
  16. Five Little Ducks
  17. The Clean-Up Song
  18. The Farmer In The Dell
  19. Row, Row, Row Your Boat
  20. Do You Know The Muffin Man?
  21. I’m A Little Teapot
  22. London Bridge is Falling Down
  23. When The Saints Go Marching In
  24. You Are My Sunshine
  25. Ring Around The Rosie
  26. Hickory Dickory Dock
  27. Hush Little Baby, Don’t Say A Word
  28. Pop Goes The Weasel
  29. On Top Of Old Smokey
  30. Three Blind Mice

Children as young as four years old can successfully read the song sheets!

An exciting introduction to playing the piano, and an activity that can be used prior to music lessons!

Playing the piano has never been so easy and fun! Kids won’t realize they are also practicing early reading and color identification skills!

34 pages + cover & credits page = 36 pages total

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Created: Mar 13, 2018

Updated: Mar 27, 2018


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