Singing and Accompanying Children's Songs

in Developmental Order

Set 1 Pieces
Set 2 Pieces
Set 3 Pieces

Tuning the Dulcimer
How to Strum the "Bum Diddy" Strum
How to Build a Dulcimer with a Black Mountain Dulcimer Kit
How to String a Dulcimer

For Preschool level

2 Note Songs

3 Note Songs

4 Note Songs

5 Note Songs

Set 5  (Adding a half step)

Bile 'em Cabbage Down
There Were Three Fishermen
Go Tell Aunt Rhody
Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star
London Bridge
This Old Man
Oh Suzanna
Michael row the Boat Ashore
Oh, When the Saints
Lemon Tree

Set 6 (Extending the lower range)

Old MacDonald Had a Farm
Frere Jacques
Little Liza Jane
The Farmer in the Dell
Hush Little Baby
He's Got the Whole World in His Hands
You are My Sunshine
Amazing Grace
Tom Dooley
Polly Wolly Doodle
Happy Birthday
Boa Constrictor
All Through the Night
500 Miles
Home On the Range
Blowin' in the Wind
Skip to My Lou
Simple Gifts
This Land is Your Land

Set 7 (Extending the higher range)

Row, Row, Row, Your Boat
Three Blind Mice
Shorten' Bread
Sourwood Mountain
If I Had a Hammer
On Top of My Spaghetti (On Top of Old Smokey)
Wildwood Flower
Sweet Betsy From Pike
Puff the Magic Dragon
Where Have all the Flowers Gone.

Your second goal should be to practice chord progressions.  Listen to the 2 chord songs as they are performed on the web and play along with them.  Play along with all the 2 chord songs.

2 Chord Songs

3 Chord Songs

4 Chord Progression


Other Great Songs