Learning the notes in music is SO important. Sure you can learn to play by ear and just copy songs from youtube tutorials, but this will severely limit how far you can go in piano. You might have a couple of quick wins, but then you will hit a plateau and not be able to progress further.
There are exceptions to every rule with this. I’m sure you could google right now some amazing people who play solely by ear, but for the vast majority of the population it is a limiting way to learn...
It’s a lot easier than it sounds. If your child wants to learn to play one of the first things they should do is learn the keys on the piano.
Don’t use those stickers that tell you the keys. It is a huge handicap for kids that learn with stickers on the keys.
If you already have them on your piano/keyboard go ahead and take them off… Right now.
Ok, now that you’re back here is how to teach them the notes on the piano the right way :-)
Step 1: Have them identify the...
Imagine your child 1 year from today playing piano! What greater gift can you give your child than the gift of music!