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Preschool, Early Childhood, and Kindergarten Songs

Songs that Teach Elementary Concepts to Young Children
Preschool Action Songs

These classroom transitions songs are available from a variety of albums. 

These Preschool/Kindergarten songs are available from a variety of albums and teach directions, parts of the body, opposites, money, weather, clothing, telling time, adjectives, action and participation, and good behavior.

Alphabet, Letters & Phonics
See our songs aboutBuilding Phonological / Phonemic Awareness
See our songs aboutPhonics & Alphabet Songs
See our songs aboutPhonics Songs that Teach Sounds of Letter Blends, Digraphs and Diphthongs

Early Math, Numbers & Counting
See our songs aboutEarly Numbers & Counting

Science & Exploration
See our songs aboutScience Songs for Young Children
See our songs about Nature & the Environment

Preschool Theme Units
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Parts of the Body
Bath – Jeanne Nelson and Hector MarĂ­n
Cleanup Vacuum Cleaner – Jack Hartmann
Face to Face – Fran Avni
Feelin' Good – Lauren Mayer
Finger Family – Music with Mar.
Five Senses – Music with Mar.
Five Fingers  – Music with Mar.
Hands – Songs for Speech and Language Skills
I Can!  – Ron Brown
Itchy, Itchy  – The Amazing Body 
Itchy Twitchy  –< Ron Brown
I Got a Wiggle – Colleen & Uncle Squaty
I’ve Got the Music In Me – Margie La Bella
I've Got Two – Songs for Speech and Language Skills 
My Hands On My Head  – Adapted by Stephanie Burton
My Thumb – Music With Mar.
Numbers In A Circle (10) – Colleen & Uncle Squaty
Put Your Hands Up in the Air  – Hap Palmer
Tap It On Your Head – Margie La Bella
These Are My Hands  – Jack Hartmann 
Turn Around  – Hap Palmer 
What a Miracle  – Hap Palmer 
See Also:  – Songs About My Body, Health, Fitness, and Illness

Following Directions
Beginning / End
Let's Start Prue Whoo
Body Parts
Everybody Touch Your Head Margie La Bella
Family Dance Dr. Thomas Moore
Head, Shoulders Knees and Toes Kiboomu Music
Hey, Hey Everybody Music with Mar.
I Got a Wiggle Colleen & Uncle Squaty
Itchy Itchy Music, Movement & Magination
I've Got the Music In Me Margie La Bella
Let's Clap Our Hands Together Colleen & Uncle Squaty
Shake and Move – Patty Shukla
Tap It On Your Head Margie La Bella
Wiggle My Body Ron Brown
Counting
A Counting We Will Go Music, Movement & Magination
Jump for Numbers 0-10 Ron Brown
Move It By Your Chair Margie La Bella
Fast / Slow
Come, Play That Music Margie La Bella
Move Fast, Move Slow Jack Hartmann
Follow Commands
Careful Cuts – Cherry Carl
Everybody Wave Hello – Margie La Bella
The Finger Dance – Dr. Thomas Moore
Follow Directions Music with Mar.
Follow Me – Patty Shukla
Food Group Fun – Music with Mar.
I Can Do That! – Jack Hartmann
Jump Up!  Music, Movement & Magination
Little Johnny Brown – Colleen & Uncle Squaty
Monkey, Monkey – Music with Mar.
Move Your Body Along – Listen and Learn
Open Your Mouth and Sing "Ah" – Margie La Bella
Reach For the Sky> – Amy Michelle & Friends
Show Me 10 – Ron Brown
The Sockball – Dr. Thomas Moore
Stand Up – Skip West
Wake Up! – Listen & Learn
Wiggle, Giggle and Learn – Stephanie Burton
Wiggle Worm Workout – Stephanie Burton
Front / Back
Around the World – Jack Hartmann
Doing the Flamingo Walk – Diana Colson
Move It By Your Chair – Margie La Bella
ZooDeeAy – Music with Mar.
High / Low
My Elastic Band – Dr. Thomas Moore
Reach For the Sky – Amy Michelle & Friends
Wiggle It! – Patty Shukla
Left / Right
Get Up On Your Feet! – Music with Mar.
Kangaroo Learns Left and Right – Jack Hartmann
Left and Right – Listen and Learn
Left and Right – Ron Brown
Lefty – Prue Whoo
Penguin Dance Chant – Jack Hartmann
Right Hand, Left Hand – Music with Mar.
Righty Tighty, Lefty Loosey  – Gary Rosen
Roly Poly #2  – Colleen & Uncle Squaty
Safety Comes First – Listen and Learn
Snap, Clap, Wiggle & Giggle – Mary Jo Huff
Step to the Right – Mary Jo Huff
Way Up In the Sky  Stephanie Burton
Loud / Soft
Come, Play That Music – Margie La Bella
Move / Freeze
Frozen Kidsicle Freeze – Musical Games and Action Songs
Magic Ball – Jack Capon & Rosemary Hallum, Ph.D.
Move and Stop – Margie La Bella
Move It To the Music – Margie La Bella
Move, Then, Stay Still – Music with Mar.
Play and Do This – Margie La Bella
S.T.O.P. –Patty Shukla
Wiggle and Freeze – Cathy Bollinger
Near / Far
Places Close and Far – Music with Mar.
North, South, East and West
Directions – Music with Mar.
Rhyming
Exercise When We Rhyme – Jack Hartmann
Up / Down
Parachute Goes Up and Down – Music with Mar.
Pretty Scarves – Music with Mar.
Roly Poly #2  – Colleen & Uncle Squaty
Stand Up, Sit Down – Margie LaBella
Up – Prue Whoo
Up and Down – Cherry Carl

Opposites
The Opposite Conga  Jack Hartmann
The Opposite Song Gemini
The Opposite Song David Putano  
Opposites  Kiboomu Music
Opposites  Gary Rosen
Opposites – Mary Jo Huff
Opposites  Stephanie Burton

Money, Currency, and Budgeting
15 Cents Scott Goodman
Coin Song Scott Goodman 
Coins In a Dollar Kathleen Wiley 
Heads or Tails Gary Rosen
How Many Pennies? Ron Brown
Jobs: Getting Things Done Frank Bruen
Money Jennifer Fixman
Money 1¢ 5¢ 10¢ Ron Brown
Money Counts Music Movement & Magination  
The Money Game Marla Lewis 
Money In My Pocket Marilyn M. Linford 
Money, Money Frank Bruen
Money! Money! Ron Brown
The One-Less-Penny Blues Music Movement & Magination 
Skip by Twenty-Fives Scott Goodman

The Calendar, Weather, and Seasons
Songs that Teach about the Weather and Seasons
Songs for Teaching Concepts of Weather & Meteorology
Songs that Teach the Calendar: Days of the Week and Months of the Year 

Clothing
The Colors Of Our Clothes – Music, Movement Magination
I Am Dressed – Jeanne Nelson and Hector Marín
I Just Can't Seem to Tie My Shoes Yet – Music with Mar.
Jenny Jenkins – Two of a Kind
Look What I Did This Morning – Dr. Thomas Moore
My Clothes and Shoes Listen and Learn 
New Pair of Shoes  – Andy Glockenspiel 
What Else Do I Need? Listen and Learn 
What Are You Wearing?  Hap Palmer 
What Color Are You Wearing?  Kiboomu Music
Whatever the Weather (What to Wear)  Jackie Silberg

Telling Time – Reading the Clock
Clock Rock Listen and Learn
Moving Around the Clock Music with Mar. 
Smell My Feet (The Time Song) Tim Pacific 
Telling Time Jennifer Fixman
Telling Time Marilyn M. Linford 
Tick Tock  Jim Rule
Tick Tock  Ron Brown

Adjectives and Concepts of Fast and Slow for Preschoolers
Energy  Kelly Good
Everything Has a Shape (Adjectives)  Hap Palmer  
Move Fast, Move Slow  Jack Hartmann
Rowing Song  Ron Brown
Self-Control Songs for Speech and Language Skills 
Slow and Steady Prue Whoo
Song About Slow and Fast  Hap Palmer
Stank Up, Sit Down  Patty Shukla
Walk. Jog. Run. Music with Mar. 

Musical Instruments - Action & Participation 
The Bubble Wrap Stomp Stephanie Burton
C to C Wendy Rollin
Clap Your Hands – Tickle Tune Typhoon
Come and Go Around with Me Music With Mar.
Come, Play That Music Margie La Bella
Crescendo Wendy Rollin
Dancer in the Middle Colleen & Uncle Squaty
Do You Speak Music? – Judy Leonard
Funky Chicken – Mary Jo Huff
Get Up and Sing! – Amy Michelle & Friends
Good Time  Listen & Learn
Hand Clap Rap Jack Hartmann
Hear Me Sing; Watch Me Dance Music With Mar.
Homemade Band Margie La Bella
The Humm-emotion Song J. W. Snyder
I Can Do It By Myself  Listen & Learn
I Can Tango – Patty Shukla
I Like to Clap  Listen & Learn  
The Icicle Ball – Karen Rupprecht & Pam Miinor
Instrument Friends Suite Wendy Rollin 
Jump – Patty Shukla
Just For Fun Marilyn M. Linford
The La La Song  Listen & Learn
Let's Clap Our Hands Together – Colleen & Uncle Squaty
Let's Freeze  – Karen Rupprecht & Pam Miinor
Making Music Tickle Tune Typhoon
Maraca Rock  Listen & Learn
Maracas - I Love That Sound Dianne Baker
Melody & Harmony Wendy Rollin
Movin' is Cool Jack Hartmann
Music Make Me Wanna Move – Music with Mar.
Music Time is Over Margie La Bella
My First Song Wendy Rollin
Penguin Waddle  – Karen Rupprecht & Pam Miinor
Play and Do This Margie La Bella
Play Your Instruments Stephanie Burton
Preschool Rocks! – Preschool Rocks!
Raise Your Hand Song  J. W. Snyder
Reach For the Sky Amy Michelle & Friends
Rhythm - March & Waltz Wendy Rollin
Rumble To the Bottom Colleen and Uncle Squaty
Sing an Echo Song Margie La Bella
Shake the Shaker – Music with Mar.
Spooky Band – Steve Blunt
Tap Tap Your Rhythm Sticks  Listen & Learn
Ten Little Skeletons (Rhythm Sticks) – Steve Blunt
Time to Sing Hello Listen & Learn
Triangle  Ron Brown
The Ukulele Song  Listen & Learn
Very Best Band Margie La Bella  
The Windmill Song Colleen and Uncle Squaty
You Can Strum Too  Listen & Learn
You've Got to Wait Margie La Bella

See More:  – Action Songs for Young Children

Values & Virtues 
1, 2, 3, Four-Ever Friends Colleen & Uncle Squaty
Ant & Grasshopper – Mary Jo Huff
Be My Friend Hap Palmer
Be Nice – The Battersby Duo
Be Responsible – Patty Shukla
Believe in Yourself Marilyn M. Linford  
Circle of Friends Colleen & Uncle Squaty
Co-Operation Prue Whoo
Daddies Marilyn M. Linford
Everybody Has a Family Music with Mar.
Family – J.W. Snyder
The Feelings in My Heart Listen & Learn
Friends--We All Need Friends Dianne Baker
Friendship - Be a Good Friend "Miss Jenny" 
Glad I am Just Me Amy Michelle & Friends 
Good for Each Other  Judy Leonard
Good Friends Are Forever Dianne Baker 
Hello Friend Dianne Baker
How Many Ways Can You Say “I Love You”?Music with Mar.
How To Take Your Turn Rita Gold
The Hug Song "Miss Jenny" 
I Love You, No Matter What Jack Hartmann
I'm A Special Kid Dr. Thomas Moore
It's Love Jack Hartmann
Little Magic Words Marilyn M. Linford
Let the World Be Well – Pam Donkin
Look At Me Marilyn M. Linford
Love Grows One by One – Carol Johnson
The Magic Word Listen & Learn
Make A Difference Marilyn M. Linford
Making Friends Listen & Learn
Manners Matter Everywhere Music with Mar.
Mind Your Manners Amy Michelle & Friends
Mitzvah Monkey – Music with Mar.
The New Baby At My House Dr. Thomas Moore
No One Like Me Pam Minor 
Our Family is a Happy One Fred Gee
Ready, Set, Wait! Listen & Learn
Shine! Shine! Shine! Amy Michelle & Friends
Slow and Steady Susan Harrison
Someone Else's Turn Music with Mar.
Superhero Patty Shukla
Thank You  Jaycee Voorhees 
The More We Get Together  Kiboomu Music
The "Thank You" Song  Rita Gold 
Thankful Listen & Learn 
The Thankful Song Marilyn M. Linford
Twinkle Twinkle Amy Michelle & Friends
We All Live Together – Mary Jo Huff
We're All Different and We're the Same Jack Hartmann
What Is A Mother? Marilyn M. Linford
When Your Manners Shine David Putano 
The World is a Circle Rita Gold
You're Wonderful Debbie Clement

See More:  – Character Education Songs

Preschool Fingerplays
Fingerplays provide a natural, enjoyable way to build number and language skills.
Circle Time Songs

Everyday Activities for Preschoolers and Kindergarteners 
See our songs about Everyday Activities and Routines

Pets, Animals, and Dinosaurs
See all of our pages on AnimalsBugs and Dinosaurs.

Numbers and Counting Skills for Preschool and Kindergarten

See our Songs and Chants for Early Math Concepts

Colors and Shapes for Early Childhood 
See all of our Songs that Teach Colors and Shapes to Young Children

Sounds of Letters, Digraphs, and Blends and Phonemic Awareness 
Alphabet Letters and their Sounds and Phonological Awareness

Starting and Ending the Day, Clean-Up Time, and Transitions 
Songs for Classroom Transitions

Safety Songs
Songs and Chants that Teach About Safety

Family Songs and Songs About Friendship, Getting Along with Others, Character Building, and Conflict Resolution
Friends and Family

Songs About Food and Nutrition and My Body, Health, and Fitness
Healthy BodiesFood Songs and Physical Fitness Education Songs 

Music to Celebrate Presidents' Day, Valentine's Day, Independence Day, Halloween, Thanksgiving and the Winter Holidays
Holiday Songs

Songs Inspired by Classical Children's Literature, Fairy Tales, Nursery Rhymes and Poetry 
See all of our Fairy Tale & Nursery Rhyme Songs 

Head Start Programs Song 
Head Start Kid – Jackie Silberg

Machines, Cars, and Trains
See all of our Train and Transportation Songs

Occupations, Schools, Families, Neighborhoods and Homes
See all of our Songs for Teaching the "Communities" Curriculum

See all of our 
Movement and Participation Songs for early childhood.

Science Songs for Early Childhood Development 
See all of our Science Songs for Young Children

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