List of best circle time songs


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Circle time songs help to build language skills in children. They are a good way of having fun and learning simultaneously. Here is a list of some popular circle time songs.

The Wheels on the Bus

The Wheels on the bus is a very popular circle time song that helps children to learn about buses and the various parts of the bus. This song can be sung using actions and gestures and can usually relate to real-life objects for young toddlers. For example, while singing the song you may ask them to touch their toes or put on their socks.

The Alphabet Song

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An oldie but a goodie, the alphabet song is one of the best circle time songs that you can use to teach your children their ABCs and also help them learn different animal names. This is a great way of encouraging young children to explore and play with letters as well as name different animals they come across in real life.

Head, Shoulders, Knees, and Toes

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This is another classic circle time song that helps to teach different body parts in a fun manner. These can also be linked to real objects that your child will come across which you can ask them if it has the same body part as well. For example, you can ask them if their doll’s head is the same as their own and so on.

The all about me song

This is a very popular circle time song that helps children to express themselves and say what they like and don’t like, it also helps them to learn new things about themselves like learning different body parts, colors, and even family members.

Itsy Bitsy Spider/Eensy Weensy Spider

The itsy bitsy spider is one of the best circle time songs that you can use to teach your children about nature. It also helps them learn certain actions like how spiders climb up the water spout and so on. Most preschoolers find this song very entertaining as they do enjoy singing along with it, often saying at the end “the itsy bitsy spider went up the water spout down came the rain and washed the spider out”.

The Animal Fair

This is another popular circle time song that helps to teach different animals, their sounds as well as colors. It can be specifically used for young preschoolers who can associate real-life objects with each of the animals mentioned in the song.

The wheels on the bus is a very popular circle time song that helps children to learn about buses and the various parts of the bus. This song can be sung using actions and gestures and can usually relate to real-life easy objects for young toddlers. For example, while singing the song you may ask them to touch their toes or put on their socks.

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