15 of the Best Preschool Rhyming Songs

Kids love these fun preschool rhyming songs. Perfect for circle time & transitions, these songs will help your kids hear and produce rhyming words.


Are you looking for rhyming songs for your preschool or kindergarten-aged kids?  Here is a list of some of my favorites.  These fun songs are great rhyming activities for circle time, story time, for brain breaks, transitions, morning meetings.

Kids love these fun preschool rhyming songs. Perfect for circle time & transitions, these songs will help your kids hear and produce rhyming words. Singing is such a fun way to learn phonological awareness and should be a big part of your early literacy curriculum. These kids songs will have kids laughing, dancing, and doing fingerplays. They won't even know that you are teaching them how to rhyme. Check out this list for great ideas and new songs for your story time. #preschool #rhyming

I Want to Rhyme

This song from Move to Learn MS is a fun one that will really also get kids moving.  The song will really help kids listen for the ending of each word.

Down by the Bay

This is one of my favorite rhyming songs.  This version is by The Learning Station.  You can also use my free printable rhyming picture cards to add some additional verses.

Do You Know Two Rhyming Words?

I couldn’t find a video for this one….and I do not want to post a video of myself singing on the internet.  But, I think you can you can pick it up quickly.  This is sung to the tune of the Muffin Man.
Do you know two rhyming words, rhyming words, rhyming words?
Do you know two rhyming words?  They sound a lot alike.
Cat and bat are rhyming words, rhyming words, rhyming words
Cat and bat are rhyming words.  They sound a lot alike.

 

You can change the rhyming words in the verse with new words.  Get silly and make up some nonsense words if you like.

A Rhyming We Will Go

Here is a lovely demonstration by The Library of Virginia of a fun, interactive rhyming song.

 

 

List of Dances

Jim Gill songs are so much fun and are great to get kids to move.  His list of dancing songs includes 8 pairs of silly rhyming dances.

The Color Game Song

Here is another fun rhyming song by Jim Gill.  This one combines rhyming with colors, body parts, and movement.

 

The Color Song

Here’s another rhyming color song.  This one by Songdrops is fun and VERY fast paced.

 

Rhyming Time

Check out this song by Patty Shukla.  I love how she encourages kids to produce rhyming words.

Rhyming Words All End the Same

This one is sung to Mary Had a Little Lamb.  You can add new rhyming words in each verse.  When kids get the hang of it, you can say the first word and ask them to come up with the second rhyming word.  You can also ask kids to come up with a pair of rhymes to create a new verse.

 

Rhyming words all end the same, end the same, end the same.
Rhyming words all end the same.  Just like cat and bat.

 

Five Green and Speckled Frogs

This classic song by Kidboomers is always a hit with kids.  You will find several book version too.

 

I Had a Little Turtle

This is a short little song by Turtle Interactive that works great for transitions…..and it’s pretty silly.  If you use it at circle time….it’s fun to have small container of bubbles handy to use while singing the end of the verse.

Words Shine When They Rhyme

This rhyming song by Toddler World TV has a fun island beat.

These Two Rhyme

Okay, this isn’t the best quality video, but it gives you a better idea of how to sing this simple rhyming verse.  I really LOVE the fun pumping arm action at the end.

 

5 Little Monkeys Swinging in a Tree

Counting plus rhyming…..it can’t get any better than that.  Here is a fun one by LittleJuni.

 

Open, Shut Them

This version of Open, Shut Them by Jbrary has some fun additional verses.  I also love their demo because it clearly shows all the hand motions.  Their animated faces are a bonus.

 

 

Victor Vito

I love this song…because of the silly rhyming words that Laurie Berkner uses.  ready, Freddy/spaghetti  Vito/burrito,  beans/collard greens, etc….

 

Well, I hope that you found a few new songs my list of favorite preschool rhyming songs.  This list certainly isn’t complete.  There are soooo many great rhyming songs out there.  If you have a favorite, please help others out by sharing it in the comments below.


Are you looking for addition rhyming activities for your kids?  Check out the following activities in my store:

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