Kids love these fun preschool rhyming songs. Perfect for circle time and 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, brain breaks, transitions, morning meetings.
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
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 wordsCat 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.
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 versions 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 a 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.
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.
Rhyming Activities for Kids
Are you looking for additional rhyming activities for your kids? Check out the following activities in my store: