15+ Best Preschool songs list for your kid

Preschool songs are a great and fun way to keep your kids engaged while they learn about a multitude of things, such as animals, movement, body parts, environment, and so on.

This article will give you a detailed list of some of the best preschool songs for your kids! Let’s begin. 

Nursery Rhymes 

Here are some of the classic nursery rhymes which have been around for generations and are loved by everyone! 

Nursery Rhymes for Kids
  1. Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star
  2.  Mary Had a Little Lamb
  3.  Itsy Bitsy Spider
  4.  Baa Baa Black Sheep
  5.  Humpty Dumpty
  6.  Hickory Dickory Dock
  7.  Little Miss Muffet
  8.  Jack and Jill
  9.  Row, Row, Row Your Boat
  10.  London Bridge is Falling Down
  11.  The Wheels on the Bus
  12.  This Old Man
  13.  Old MacDonald Had a Farm
  14.  Five Little Monkeys Jumping on the Bed
  15.  Five Little Ducks
  16.  I’m a Little Teapot
  17.  Pat-a-Cake
  18.  Pop Goes the Weasel
  19.  Hey Diddle Diddle
  20.  The Farmer in the Dell
  21.  Mary, Mary, Quite Contrary
  22.  Three Blind Mice
  23.  Yankee Doodle
  24.  The Grand Old Duke of York
  25.  Ring Around the Rosie

Alphabet and Phonic Songs 

Alphabet And Phonic Songs for Kids
  1. “The Alphabet Song” – traditional
  2.  “A is for Apple” – The Learning Station
  3.  “ABC Phonics Song” – Kids TV
  4.  “Alphabet Animals” – Super Simple Songs
  5.  “The Phonics Song” – Kids TV
  6.  “Alphabet Song” – Have Fun Teaching
  7.  “Phonics Alphabet Song” – ELF Learning
  8.  “Alphabet Exercise” – Pancake Manor
  9.  “Alphabet Train” – The Kiboomers
  10.  “ABC Song” – Little Baby Bum
  11.  “ABC Rock Song” – StoryBots
  12.  “Alphabet Pirate Song” – Jack Hartmann
  13.  “Phonics Song 2” – Kids TV
  14.  “Alphabet Chant” – Patty Shukla
  15.  “ABC Song with Balloons” – Kids TV
  16.  “ABC Disco” – The Learning Station
  17.  “Alphabet Yoga” – Bari Koral
  18.  “Alphabet Bounce” – Jack Hartmann
  19.  “Alphabet Song” – Bounce Patrol
  20.  “ABC Dance” – Pancake Manor
  21.  “Alphabet Phonics Song” – Maple Leaf Learning
  22.  “Alphabet Song” – Dream English Kids
  23.  “Phonics Song 3” – Kids TV
  24.  “ABC Song with Pocoyo” – Pocoyo
  25.  “Alphabet Song” – Mother Goose Club

These songs can be found on YouTube and other streaming services. They are a fun and engaging way for kids to learn the alphabet and phonics, and can help improve their reading and writing skills.

Counting Songs 

Counting songs is a great way to ensure your child learns about numbers and early math easily! Here are some of the best ones- 

Counting Songs for Kids
  1. “Five Little Monkeys Jumping on the Bed”
  2.  “Ten in the Bed”
  3.  “One, Two, Buckle My Shoe”
  4.  “This Old Man”
  5.  “Five Green and Speckled Frogs”
  6.  “One, Two, Three, Four, Five”
  7.  “Six Little Ducks”
  8.  “Ten Little Indians”
  9.  “Five Little Ducks”
  10.  “Five Little Speckled Frogs”
  11.  “Ten Little Fingers”
  12.  “Five Little Pumpkins”
  13.  “Five Little Birds”
  14.  “Ten Little Buses”
  15.  “Ten Little Apples”
  16.  “Five Little Ladybugs”
  17.  “Ten Little Snowflakes”
  18.  “One Potato, Two Potato”
  19.  “Five Little Owls”
  20.  “Ten Little Fish”
  21.  “Five Little Hot Dogs”
  22.  “Ten Little Caterpillars”
  23.  “Five Little Crayons”
  24.  “Five Little Kites”
  25.  “Ten Little Dinosaurs”

Action and Movement Songs

Action & Movement Songs for Kids
  1. “Head, Shoulders, Knees, and Toes”
  2.  “The Hokey Pokey”
  3.  “If You’re Happy and You Know It”
  4.  “The Wheels on the Bus”
  5.  “Old MacDonald Had a Farm”
  6.  “Five Little Monkeys Jumping on the Bed”
  7.  “The Itsy Bitsy Spider”
  8.  “Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star”
  9.  “Row, Row, Row Your Boat”
  10.  “B-I-N-G-O”
  11.  “The Farmer in the Dell”
  12.  “I’m a Little Teapot”
  13.  “Do Your Ears Hang Low?”
  14.  “The Ants Go Marching”
  15.  “Baby Shark”
  16.  “Shake Your Sillies Out”
  17.  “The Grand Old Duke of York”
  18.  “The Chicken Dance”
  19.  “Boom Chicka Boom”
  20.  “Down by the Bay”
  21.  “I Like to Move It”
  22.  “The Twist”
  23.  “YMCA”
  24.  “Macarena”
  25.  “Cotton Eye Joe”

These songs are great for getting kids up and moving and can also help with learning coordination, rhythm, and following directions.

Season and Weather Songs 

Season And Weather Songs for Kids
  1. “Mr. Sun” by Raffi
  2.  “The Seasons Song” by The Kiboomers
  3.  “The Weather Song” by Super Simple Songs
  4.  “Itsy Bitsy Spider” (Rainy Day Version) by Super Simple Songs
  5.  “Rain, Rain, Go Away” by Nursery Rhyme Street
  6.  “Sun, Sun, Mr. Golden Sun” by Super Simple Songs
  7.  “The Ants Go Marching” (Rainy Day Version) by Super Simple Songs
  8.  “In The Summertime” by Mungo Jerry
  9.  “Winter Wonderland” by Felix Bernard and Richard B. Smith
  10.  “Summer Nights” by Grease Soundtrack
  11.  “Here Comes the Sun” by The Beatles
  12.  “Singing in the Rain” by Gene Kelly
  13.  “Hot Fun in the Summertime” by Sly and The Family Stone
  14.  “Walking in a Winter Wonderland” by Dean Martin
  15.  “Under the Boardwalk” by The Drifters
  16.  “Good Day Sunshine” by The Beatles
  17.  “Heat Wave” by Martha and the Vandellas
  18.  “The Heat Is On” by Glenn Frey
  19.  “Autumn Leaves” by Nat King Cole
  20.  “The Rain, The Park & Other Things” by The Cowsills
  21.  “April Showers” by Al Jolson
  22.  “Blowin’ in the Wind” by Bob Dylan
  23.  “California Dreamin'” by The Mamas and The Papas
  24.  “Here Comes the Rain Again” by Eurythmics
  25.  “You Are My Sunshine” by Johnny Cash

Celebrations and Holiday songs 

Celebrations And Holiday Songs for Kids
  1. “Happy Birthday” by Stevie Wonder
  2.  “Jingle Bells” by James Lord Pierpont
  3.  “Feliz Navidad” by José Feliciano
  4.  “Hokey Pokey”
  5.  “Let it Go” from the movie Frozen
  6.  “The Wheels on the Bus”
  7.  “Auld Lang Syne”
  8.  “We Wish You a Merry Christmas”
  9.  “Here Comes Santa Claus” by Gene Autry
  10.  “All I Want for Christmas is You” by Mariah Carey
  11.  “Deck the Halls”
  12.  “Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer”
  13.  “Frosty the Snowman”
  14.  “Joy to the World”
  15.  “Rockin’ Around the Christmas Tree” by Brenda Lee
  16.  “The Twelve Days of Christmas”
  17.  “Hark! The Herald Angels Sing”
  18.  “Silent Night”
  19.  “Jolly Old Saint Nicholas”
  20.  “O Christmas Tree”

These songs are all great for celebrating birthdays, Christmas, and other holidays with kids. They are fun, upbeat, and easy to sing along to, making them perfect for parties and gatherings with children.

Color and Shape songs 

Color And Shape Songs for Kids
  1. “The Shape Song” by Super Simple Songs
  2.  “Color Train Song” by ChuChu TV
  3.  “Shapes in the Air” by Jack Hartmann
  4.  “Colors and Shapes” by Bounce Patrol
  5.  “Shapes, Shapes, Shapes” by Pancake Manor
  6.  “The Color Song” by Scratch Garden
  7.  “Shape Up” by The Learning Station
  8.  “Rainbow Colors Song” by Cocomelon
  9.  “The Shape and Color Train” by ELF Learning
  10.  “I Can See Shapes” by Harry Kindergarten Music
  11.  “Colors and Shapes” by Have Fun Teaching
  12.  “Shapes Song” by ABCmouse.com
  13.  “Color and Shape Song” by Kiboomu Kids Songs
  14.  “Shape Song” by Dream English Kids
  15.  “The Shape Dance” by Debbie Doo Kids TV
  16.  “The Color Song” by KidsTV123
  17.  “Shapes All Around Us” by Bari Koral Family Rock Band
  18.  “The Shape Game” by Bounce Patrol
  19.  “Color Shapes” by The Wiggles
  20.  “Shape Stomp” by Greg & Steve

Your kids will get to learn about various colors and shapes as they sing along such songs. You can also add these songs when they are in their art class as they will enjoy the entire process due to the songs. 

How do songs help kids learn about things around them?

Songs can be a powerful tool for children to learn about things around them because they are engaging, memorable, and often incorporate repetition, rhythm, and melody. Here are a few ways that songs can help kids learn about the world:

Vocabulary and language development

Songs can introduce children to new words and concepts and can help them learn the meanings of those words in context. Rhyming pieces can also help children learn about word families and language sounds.

Memory and recall

Children often remember songs more easily than spoken language because the melody and rhythm help to encode the information in their memory. This can be especially helpful for remembering facts or lists of items.

Cultural knowledge

Songs can expose children to different cultures and traditions, helping them to appreciate and understand the world around them. For example, children may learn about holidays, customs, or traditions through songs.

Emotional development

Many songs have emotional content, which can help children learn about different emotions and how to express them.

This can be especially important for younger children who may not yet have the vocabulary or social skills to express their emotions in words.

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