Piano Book: Step By Step #2

In this lesson, we will learn:

  • Music Letters
  • Singing Names
  • Finger Numbers

What we will need:

  1. Drawing Pad
  2. Color Pencils/ Color Pens (or simply use your favor color or writing tool)

Lesson Plan:

  1. Seven Music Letters: C, D, E (1st group) ;  F, G, A, B (2nd group)

*John Thompson’s Easiest Piano Course, Part One, page 4 *

2. Singing Names:

  • 1st Group: C=Do, D=Re, E=Mi
  • 2nd Group: F=Fa, G=Sol, A=La, B=Ti



     a. Use “Do, Re, Mi” from Sound of Music to memorize

      b. Game


3. Draw your Hands:

  • Right Hand= R.H.;  Left Hand=L.H.
  • Numbers:  Thumb=1; Index Finger=2, ; Middle Finger=3; Ring Finger=4; Pinky Finger=5


4. Music Letters on Keyboard

  • Group 1: C,D,E


  • Group 2: F,G,A,B



  • Group 1: C, D, E = 3 white keys, 2 Black Keys
  • Group 2: F, G, A, B =4 White Keys, 3 Black Keys
  • Game: as shown below, or you can draw your own keyboard on the drawing pad



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