As I have been doing online circle time with my students, it’s been fun to bring back songs the kids are familiar with, along with a few new ones. Sometimes it can be hard to have good engagement over Zoom, but the kids all love music and they love moving around!
I thought I’d post some of our favorite songs so that my students’ parents can find the songs we sing easily.
If you have some great movement song recommendations, let me know in the comment section! I’m always looking for new songs 🙂
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In no particular order, here are some of the songs. They’ll all be linked to amazon for easy download.
It looks like you can listen to most of these songs if you have an Amazon Music Unlimited account. Click on this link, and then go to Try Amazon Music Unlimited and it will offer you a free 3 month trial. That’s what I did 🙂 Just remember to cancel it after 3 months if you don’t want to pay later.
Peanut Butter-We usually do this one with tapping sticks, but it’s not necessary
Alice the Camel-This is a different version than we use, but I couldn’t find the exact on.
5 Little Monkeys-Great song to get some energy out!
Shake My Sillies Out-We like to use shaker eggs with this song
The Rainbow Song-We usually use colored scarves during this song
Hot Potato-Fun song wish actions and dancing
I’m Really Good-You get to pretend to run, swing, swim, dance, jump, and more
My Mother Is A Baker-This song is a favorite of my students. You’ll pretend to be a baker, garbage man, baby, dog, cat, etc.
Hello Hello-Good for imitations. Clap, stomp, turn around, say hello
From Here To There-Pretend to be an airplane, boat, bus, bike, etc.
The Bop Stop-We love freeze dancing!
Everybody Clap-Another fun imitation song
S.T.O.P.- Fun freeze dance song
Silly Dance Contest-Another great freeze dance song
Monkeys and the Alligator-Fun finger play with counting
Rocketship Run-I learned about this song at library time. The kids love it!