Twinkle Twinkle Little Star – Music Sheet, Chords and Tabs

twinkle twinkle little starTwinkle Twinkle Little Star is the most popular lullaby in the English speaking world. It also has many adaptions around the world and has been translated in many languages. The song is a good children’s song to play on guitar since it is quite easy to play. You find here the lyrics with the chords, as well as the tabs and sheet music to download at the end of this article.

The lyrics are from the poem “The Star”, which has been written by the English poet and novelist Jane Taylor and has been published in 1806. The melody has been taken from the French nursery rhyme “Ah! vous dirai-je, maman“. The song has five verses, but only the first one is really known and sung. However, we are going to provide you the complete song

The song can also be played as a singing game. So, if you are a nursery-school teacher you could try to learn this song on guitar and play it in front of your kids. They could do at the same time the singing game

Chords for Guitar and Lyrics

The song is really fun to play and also a perfect one for kids guitar lessons. It’s a perfect exercise to practice basic chords changes. At first you should get familiar with playing only the first verse. Once you or your student master it, you can continue with the other verses.


CTwinkle, tGwinkle, lFittle Cstar,
DmHow I Amwonder Gwhat you Care!
CUp aDmbove the Amworld so Ghigh,
CLike a dDmiamond iAmn the Gsky.
CTwinkle, tGwinkle, lFittle Cstar,
DmHow I Amwonder Gwhat you Care!

Music Sheet and Tabs

Every song can also be fingerpicked instead of strummed. In this case you need the guitar tabs, which you can download below. If you know how to read music notes you can also use the sheet music included in the free PDF download.

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