Fun for Your Ears and Voice: Songs for Kids
Kids are great at learning the words to catchy songs. This is why so many kids find it helpful to practice their letter sounds by singing songs. “B-I-N-G-O” is a great example of a song that helps kids learn some of their letter sounds. Kids can also learn rhyming lessons by singing songs. The songs “This Old Man” and “Row, Row, Row Your Boat” are two tunes that give kids a lot of practice with rhyming words. In addition, songs can be helpful when kids are learning their numbers. “Ten Little Monkeys Jumping on the Bed” and “Five Little Ducks” are both songs that are perfect for kids who want to practice their numbers. Kids can even use a song to learn a second language. By singing the song “Frere Jacques” a kid can pick up a few French words. The following is a resource for kids who want to learn the words to some songs that are both educational and fun!
"Old MacDonald Had a Farm"
Checkout the lyrics of this fun song about a barnyard!
"I've Been Working on the Railroad"(PDF)
View the music and lyrics of a popular song for kids entitled, “I’ve Been Working on the Railroad.”
Learn the lyrics to the kid’s song entitled, “B-I-N-G-O.”
"The Bubble Song" and More (PDF)
View some song lyrics for kids that are paired with some familiar, catchy tunes.
"Old King Cole" Song Lyrics (PDF)
Find the lyrics to the popular song, “Old King Cole.”
"Five Little Monkeys" (PDF)
Look at the song lyrics to “Five Little Monkeys.”
"Ten Little Pigs" Learn to sing the kid’s song “Ten Little Pigs” to the tune of “Five Little Ducks Went Out to Play.”
"Puff the Magic Dragon" and More
Discover the words to kid’s songs like “Puff the Magic Dragon”, “Kookaburra”, and “This Little Light of Mine.”
Words to the Song "If You're Happy and You Know It"
Learn all of the words and motions to the entertaining song, “If You’re Happy and You Know It.”
A Craft and a Familiar Song
Find the instructions for a fun craft accompanied by the words to the song, “Itsy Bitsy Spider.”
"Five Little Ducks"
Check out the words to the kid’s song, “Five Little Ducks.”
"Ten Little Monkeys Jumping on the Bed"
Dance and jump around to the lyrics of the exciting song, “Ten Little Monkeys Jumping on the Bed.”
"Frere Jacques" Lyrics
Learn a catchy song that includes some words in French.
A Collection of Musical Favorites
View a large collection of song lyrics that includes “Mary Had a Little Lamb”, “Yankee Doodle”, and “Jesus Loves Me.”
"Baa, Baa Black Sheep"
The lyrics of this memorable song are accompanied by a traditional illustration.
A New Twist on Some Traditional Tunes (PDF)
Try some new lyrics that are paired with some familiar tunes of kid’s songs.
"Rind Around the Rosy"
Kids may sing this simple song while holding hands and moving in a circle.
"Ten Little Numbers": (PDF)
Scroll down to the words of a song entitled, “Ten Little Numbers” sung to the tune of “Ten Little Indians.”
"Hey Diddle, Diddle": (PDF)
Check out the words to the fun rhyming song called, “Hey Diddle, Diddle."
"Hush, Little Baby"
Study the lyrics of this classic song for kids.
Words to "Twinkle, Twinkle Little Star"
Learn the words to the song, “Twinkle, Twinkle Little Star” and find the words to the song, “Mary Had a Little Lamb.”
"Five Little Pumpkins"
Discover the words to a cute song called, “Five Little Pumpkins” and find the motions that accompany the tune.
"She'll Be Comin' ‘Round the Mountain" and More
Peruse a collection of songs for kids that includes “She’ll Be Comin’ ‘Round the Mountain”, “Little Bunny Fru-Fru”, and “Peanut Butter and Jelly.”
A Selection of Rhyming Songs (PDF)
One of the famous songs in this collection is called, “Row, Row, Row Your Boat.”
"Critters in the Sea" Song
Check out a fun song about the critters that live in the sea.
"Wheels on the Bus" and Other Tunes (PDF)
Find several songs for kids including, “Wheels on the Bus” and “The More We Get Together.”
The "Hokey Pokey" Song with a Twist
Kids can learn their shapes while singing this catchy song.
Check out the words to this fun, silly song about an animal.
Find an Australian song about a sheepherder.
Favorite Songs for Kids
“Apples and Bananas,” “Do Your Ears Hang Low?,” and “London Bridge” are just a few of the entertaining songs in this collection for kids.
By Robert Murdock