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.

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.

GTwinkle, twinkle, lCittle Gstar,
CHow I Gwonder D7what you are!
GUp aCbove the Gworld so D7high,
GLike a dCiamond iGn the D7sky.
GTwinkle, twinkle, lCittle Gstar,
CHow I Gwonder D7what you are!

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 PDF download. The download is coming very soon

Twinkle Twinkle Little Star Printables

Make your guitar lessons and playing more fun for kids! The Ebook Easy Guitar Songs For Kids features printables of the song Twinkle Twinkle Little Star! Check it out!

twinkle twinkle little star guitar printables

Learn another easy nursery rhyme:

ABC Song
Baa Baa Black Sheep
Brother John
Five little Ducks
Happy Birthday
Humpty Dumpty
Mary had a little Lamb
Old MacDonald had a Farm
Row row row your Boat
Wheels on the Bus