Microsoft has a set of learning videos available on the SQL Server Express site, these videos are geared towards beginners.
The series includes almost 9 hours of video-based instruction that walks SQL Server beginners through the steps of learning about SQL Server databases to actually connecting a SQL Server database to a Web application. Select your starting point below based on your skill set.
Learning Video 1: What is a database?
Learning Video 2: Understanding Database Tables and Records
Learning Video 3: More about Column Data Types and Other Properties
Learning Video 4: Designing Relational Database Tables
Learning Video 5: Manipulating Database Data
Learning Video 6: More Structured Query Language
Learning Video 12: Creating and Using Stored Procedures
Learning Video 13: Enabling Full-Text Search in your Text Data
Creating and Using Reports
Learning Video 10: Getting Started with Reporting Services
Learning Video 11: Embedding, Packaging and Deploying SQL Server Express Reporting Services
Learning Video 7: Understanding Security and Network Connectivity
Learning Video 9: Using SQL Server Management Studio Express
Publishing to the Web
Learning Video 8: Connecting your Web Application to SQL Server 2005 Express Edition
So what are you waiting for? go to the link below to check it out.