This piece would work for a student with one hand.
Notice that the fingering in the arrangement above assumes that it is a solo, with the student using left hand on the melody. Not so easy, at least at first! If two students play it, then the student on the bottom will probably want to use their right hand, necessitating crossing out the fingering shown.
This simple melody could be played with just five notes, but it loses some of its charm. Therefore, your beginner may just have to use the thumb twice on two different notes, or in the next arrangement, the pinky finger. Other possibilities exist, of course, but I'm betting your students work it out themselves...
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