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We are so pleased that you want to teach your children to sing using solfa (also known as solfege). It is a skill they will use for the rest of their lives. It will help them learn to sing, sing in tune, read music, and learn the basics of music theory.

So where do you start?

We’ve structured the Sing Solfa resources so that parents and children can work through the material together—no experience required. If you and your children have no musical experience, or if your children are younger than six, we recommend you begin with Unit 1 and work your way through unit by unit.

For those of you who have some musical background and would simply like a primer on what solfa is and how it works, we have created the Sight Singing Basics section of the site. It assumes that you are familiar with note names, key signatures, and counting rhythm. This information is not essential for using the site.

We hope you will find joy as you sing with your children. It’s never too late to start!