Classroom Songs
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Scroll down for lyrics of easy to learn NEW classroom songs!
"If Your Name Starts With A"

Tune:
If You’re Happy and You Know It

If your name starts with A, clap your hands.
If your name starts with A, clap your hands.
If your name starts with A, if your name starts with A, if your name
starts with A, clap your hands!

If your name starts with B...

Goals: early literacy skills, phonemic awareness, letter
recognition, relating letters to names.
"Holiday Traditions"

Tune:
The Farmer in the Dell

We spend time with our families. We spend time with our families.
On our favorite holiday, we spend time with our families.

We like to eat pie. We like to eat pie. With our friends on
Thanksgiving, we like to eat pie.

We decorate the tree. We decorate the tree. With our friends on
Christmas Day, we decorate the tree.

We light menorah candles. We light menorah candles. With our
friends on Hanukah, we light menorah candles.


Goals: promote awareness and appreciation for family cultures,
customs, and values.
"Clap and Sing Hello"

Tune:
The Farmer in the Dell

We clap and sing hello. We clap and sing hello. With our friends
at circle time, we clap and sing hello.

We wave and sing hello…
We stomp and sing hello…

Goals: encourage participation during group time, promote a
sense of community in the classroom, transitions
Transition Songs

"Going to School"

Tune:
Old MacDonald

Now it’s time to go to school. E-I-E-I-O.
I like reading and art too. E-I-E-I-O.
With a good friend here and a good friend there. Here a friend,
there a friend, everywhere at school a friend.
Now it’s time to go to school. E-I-E-I-O.

"Taking a Nap"

Tune:
If You’re Happy and You Know It

If you’re sleepy and you know it give a yawn.
If you’re sleepy and you know it give a yawn.
If you’re sleepy and you know it then your face will surely show it.
If you’re sleepy and you know it give a yawn.

"Putting on Socks and Shoes"

Tune:
London Bridges

Time to put on socks and shoes, socks and shoes, socks and
shoes.
Time to put on socks and shoes.  I can do it!

Goals: providing cues for transitions