Although the songs have changed over the years, it’s still a true fact that children love to learn through singing songs. While some songs are educational, other are just fun for kids to sing along to. Which songs are the best for preschool kids? Here are a few that are guaranteed to get them singing and pry them away from the couch.
“Itsy Bitsy Spider”
Itsy Bitsy Spider is a classic children’s song about an unlucky spider who gets caught in a rain storm. Luckily, the spider is a survivor and lives to climb back up the water spout after the sun comes out to dry up the rain. The lyrics to this song can be found in various places online, including YouTube and through a quick internet search.
Dinosaur Stomp is a YouTube based kids song by The Mother Goose Club that covers the topic of dinosaurs and the sounds they make. It goes over how their feet make a stomping sound and how their teeth making a crunching sound, and even includes cute kids dressed up in dinosaur costumes.
“Three Little Kittens”
Three Little Kitten is another classic childrens song. Anyone who is familiar with the tune, knows that is has a subtle moral to the song. In the song, three little kittens lose their mittens and as a result, aren’t allowed to have any pie for dessert. The kittens find their mittens later on in the song, and are then allowed dessert. There are other variations of the song, including one that says the kittens soiled their mittens instead of lost them.
“Mr. Golden Sun”
Mr. Golden Sun is a short song that kids of all ages can learn. The song is pretty repetitive, though, so parents tend to get tired of it but the kids love it. The song features a happy sun and a cheery tune, as well as fun videos online. The best part of the song is that it’s incredibly short and easy to sing.
“Twinkle Twinkle Little Star”
Twinkle Twinkle Little Star is a popular kids song and has been for decades. The song is centered around a star, and consists of the children singing to the star. Its full lyrics can be found online and in nursery rhyme books. Most adults have the song memorized, however, making it easy for nearly any child to be taught how to sing the song.