Keeping Kids Active: Great Kid’s Songs


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    By: School of Rock

    Kids just love to dance and sing!  Here are some great kid's song suggestions to get your child moving to the music.

    Rock Lobster - B 52's
    Increases your child's vocal range and develops movement.

    Good Day Sunshine - Beatles
    Great harmonies on the chorus of this song to build good listening skills.

    Barbara Ann - The Beach Boys
    Great harmonies and repeated verses and choruses for memorization. 

    Anything from They Might Be Giants
    The lyrics are very clever and they have a lot of musical style and instrumental variety to jam with.

    Girls Just Want To Have Fun - Cyndi Lauper
    A fun song to move around with your child and her voice is pitched higher which will excite your child. 

    Monster Mash - Bobby "Boris" Pickett
    Great song for moving to, your child can practice keeping a steady beat and has good harmonies.

    Rockin' Robbin - Jackson 5
    Great song to build vocal range. movement, and rhythm.

    Give a Little, Take a Little - Jimmy Cliff
    The rhythms and upbeat reggae appeal to kids.

    YMCA - The Village People
    This is a great activity for large motor movements and learning a sequence of actions for building muscle memory.

    Rock Around The Clock-Bill Hailey
    Great movement song and your child can practice h/her vocals on the repeated chorus. 

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