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Enjoy these songs borrowing popular children's tunes to help teach your child learning skills.

Preschool Learning Songs

A Book has Two Covers- (lyrics in .pdf file) This song teaches some concepts of print (by describing how a book "works") using the familiar tune, The Farmer in the DellPrint out the lyrics to sing to your child while pointing out the relevant parts of a favorite story book. 

Concepts of Print:
~where to begin reading/writing, left to right
~where to go at the end of the line (return sweep)
~words (not the pictures) tell the story
~one-to-one correspondence (reading one word at a time)
~letters make words, words make sentences, sentences make stories
~first and last part (of the words, sentences and story)
~order of letters in words is important
~upper and lower-case letters have a purpose
~meanings of different punctuation marks

Animal Names in Spanish Song - from a-z

Apple, Applesauce Song - To the tune of Peanut Butter and Jelly, this is a great song to sing when making applesauce together.

Going on Safari lyrics - to the tune of Going on a Bear Hunt, this song introduces the concept of a safari

My Address Is Song - a song to help children remember their address, to the tune of the Oscar Meyer Bologna Song .

My Family Loves Me - Adding on to the children's song, Jesus Loves Me, this song gathers in the child's other family members for a whole sense of comfort and love.

Name-O - Sung to the tune of B-I-N-G-O, this song teaches name spelling recognition by spelling out each child's name in place of the popular "Bingo". 

There is a girl/boy that we all love
_____________ is her/his name.
(spell name to make it fit)
And __________ is her/his name.

You may have to adjust the way you sing the name to make it fit.  Here are two examples below to show how I've had to adapt the name.  For my toddler, we sing it like this:
There is a girl that we all love.
Jenna Belle is her name.
J-E-N-N-A  B-E-L-L-E, Jenna Belle
And Jenna Belle is her name.

For one of the boys that I teach, we sing it like this:
There is a boy that we all love.
Mason is his name.
M-A-S-O-N, M-A-S-O-N, M-A-S-O-N
And Mason is his name.

'Round and 'Round the Oak Tree - an outdoor rhyme that children will play forever, it seems

Show 'n Tell Songs- To sing as transitional songs leading into Show 'n Tell time.  These could be sung once at the beginning of Show 'n Tell or before each child shares his or her Show 'n Tell. 

Walking Through the Jungle - poem by unknown author about animals you would find while walking through the jungle

Wash, Wash, Wash - Wash Your Hands - Encourage your children to do a thorough job singing this song.  To the tune of the 70's (?) song, (Shake, Shake, Shake) Shake Your Booty by K.C. & the Sunshine Band.

Where is Your Nose? - Use this song to broaden your child's vocabulary and understanding of body parts.

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