Some easy pop songs that can be played on the piano include "All About that Bass," "Someone Like You," "Clocks," "Stay With Me" and "Billie Jean." A list of easy-to-play children's songs consists of "The Itsy-Bitsy Spider," "Old MacDonald Had a Farm," "Row Row Row Your Boat," "Twinkle Twinkle Little Star" and "Happy Birthday to You." Other popular songs that are relatively easy to play include "How to Save a Life," "Drops of Jupiter" and "Payphone."
The directions for playing simple children's songs are available on Choose-Piano-Lessons.com. The songs are composed of only notes, not chords. The site provides a diagram of where each note in a song can be found and lists the progression of the notes.
Easy pop songs are typically played by repeating a series of easy chords. For instance, the song "Payphone" is played by repeating 4 chords throughout the song in the same progression. Beginners can find tutorials for popular songs on TakeLessons.com and LacefieldMusic.com.
Piano-Tutorials.com is a good resource for learning the basics of piano playing. The site provides tutorials for posture, piano basics, notes and chords. They also include video tutorials for songs such as "All of Me," "Counting Stars" and "My Immortal."