SAMPLE PAGES - PIANO BY NUMBER
Above you'll find sample pages from PIANO IS EASY, and below it a picture of how your piano will look after you apply the 12 removable, numbered stickers.
Children need a visual reference point on the piano, which our stickers provide, and we've found that having this reference point generates enthusiasm and confidence, which makes children enjoy the piano experience from the very beginning.
There are also many more songs that your children can try on our website to get the idea of PIANO BY NUMBER:
Click Here to Play Piano by Number Online Using Your Computer's Mouse!
Instructions and Stickers
Easy to follow instructions for installing the removable stickers on your piano are included with each of our fun children's piano books.
Every order includes removable stickers for your piano. If you need more, we'll be glad to send extra stickers free of charge.
Illustrations and Binding
Each 8.5 by 11 inch book is sturdily bound with a comb binding that will lay flat on your piano music stand.
The color cover and the color back cover are frames for hundreds of classic line drawings that illustrate the theme of each song (many from the famed Dover Library) giving this book a "Currier and Ives" look and feel.
Children love pictures, and our books are designed to be attractive and fun.
THE CHRISTMAS CAROL KIT is illustrated in a similar style, and is identical in format to PIANO IS EASY except that there are different songs and illustrations.
See also THE BIG BOOK OF SONGS BY NUMBER.
The lyrics to each of the songs in PIANO IS EASY (50 songs) and THE CHRISTMAS CAROL KIT (44 songs) are displayed on the facing page (see above).
This makes it easy to play and sing along to the songs, which children enjoy.
Click here for a list of songs in each fun "Children's Piano by Number" book.
Recommended age for children
Piano by number is appropriate for any child who can count to ten and is able to identify the written numbers.
Children as young as four should be able to play the songs. Try Piano by Number now on our online piano!
What is "piano by number?"
Sheet music uses five horizontal lines and small circles to tell you which piano keys to push. Many find this confusing at first, especially children. Read more about this.
Playing "piano by number" is a temporary system devised to give a quick, enjoyable start to piano lessons, just like training wheels on a bicycle.
You put numbered stickers on your piano keys and then play familiar songs right away.
Piano by number will later be discarded when the child feels comfortable making music at the piano and is ready to start reading music.
See I CAN READ MUSIC to find out how our method starts children reading music.
Children start reading sheet music a little later in this method, using our book I CAN READ MUSIC, after they have gained confidence playing familiar songs by number, using a book such as PIANO IS EASY.
Every book package order includes a copy of I CAN READ MUSIC.
I CAN READ MUSIC is the perfect way for kids to make a smooth transition from the ease of numbers to the difficulties of reading music.
PIANO IS EASY is available in several formats:
PIANO IS EASY DOWNLOAD Printable PDF delivered via instant download
PIANO IS EASY INDIVIDUAL PRINT COPY 120 page illustrated book with Play Along Audio CD delivered via surface mail with free shipping in USA
PIANO IS EASY BOOK PACKAGE 120 page illustrated book with Play Along Audio CD PLUS I CAN READ MUSIC book with DVD delivered via surface mail with free shipping in USA
PIANO IS EASY BOOK PACKAGE INCLUDES:
PIANO IS EASY (ISBN # 0-9718936-1-6) Sturdily bound, durable, colorful 120 page illustrated song book with 50 songs such as Jingle Bells and London Bridge, Play Along Audio CD and removable numbered stickers.
Every book package order of PIANO IS EASY includes a copy of I CAN READ MUSIC. This fun, easy-to-understand music activity book is the best way to start children reading music. Click here for sample pages.
Every book package order of PIANO IS EASY includes a FREE copy of the 56 minute DVD video from TEACH YOURSELF PIANO. This video will have you playing chords (three piano keys played with the left hand) and fun, familiar songs with both hands right away. That's a $16.95 value free!
2 BOOKS, PLAY ALONG AUDIO CD and DVD
Click here for a list of songs. Click here for sample pages.
PIANO IS EASY BOOK PACKAGE $39.95
See also: PRESCHOOL PIANO PACKAGE: A selection of books for the youngest kids
See also: CHILDREN'S MULTI BOOK PACKAGE: Includes books for older AND younger children
See also: ADULT PIANO PACKAGE: A selection of books for adult beginners
See also PRESCHOOL PIANO LESSON PLANS
See also TURN YOUR PIANO INTO A TOY
See also WHY KIDS NEED FREEDOM TO LEARN PIANO
See also THE PIANO WHISPERER
See also TEACHING PRESCHOOL CHILDREN PIANO
See also BRAINS, CHILDREN AND PIANO
See also HOW A CHILD'S AGE AFFECTS PIANO LESSON MOTOR SKILLS
See also BUILDING A CHILD'S CONFIDENCE WITH NUMBERS
See also PIANO FINGER ORGANIZATION GAMES FOR THE VERY YOUNG
See also WHEN IS LEARNING FINGERING NECESSARY
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