15 Energising Morning Songs for Preschoolers

Mornings are not always the best time for kids when they are woken up and get ready for the day and you might have a grumpy and cranky child on your hands. But you can set the mood for the day and keep the momentum going with some soothing or catchy morning songs. Starting the day on a calm and peaceful note is not only important for children, it’s crucial for you as well.

Educational music that is catchy and invigorating is a great way for kids to kick start their day as they have some fun learning and look forward to the rest of the day. We have for you a list of melodious morning songs for preschoolers that will help them start their day on a positive note and stay excited and energised through the day.

  1. Wake Up Song
  2. This is one of the top 10 good morning songs that is sure to get your preschooler up and about in no time. It requires a lot of physical actions and is sure to set the tone for the day.

    Get off your bum
    Get off your seat
    Wave your arms
    And stamp your feet
    Wiggle your fingers
    Wiggles your toes
    Wiggle your ears
    And wiggle your nose

    It’s time to wake up

  3. The Wheels On The Bus
  4. An all-time favourite with preschoolers, they love doing the actions along with the song and also teaches them a bit about transportation.

    The wheels on the bus go round and round,
    Round and round,
    Round and round.
    The wheels on the bus go round and round,
    All through the town.

  5. Are You Sleeping Baby Bear
  6. Another one of the top 10 good morning songs that will make your little munchkin wake up with a smile of delight.

    Are you sleeping?
    Baby bear?
    The morning sun is rising.
    Come and play.

    Are you sleeping?
    Baby bear?

  7. Old McDonald Had a Farm
  8. This energising song is sure to make your preschooler start their day with a smile on their lips and a skip in their step. It is also a great way for them to learn about animals and their sounds.

    Old MacDonald had a farm

    Ee i ee i o

    And on his farm he had some cows

    Ee i ee i oh

    With a moo-moo here

    And a moo-moo there

    Here a moo, there a moo

    Everywhere a moo-moo

  9. Breakfast Song
  10. This song is a good way to get your kid to the breakfast table and start their day on a healthy note that will keep them active through the day.

    Everybody wake up in the morning
    Everybody’s hungry I know
    Everybody wake up in the morning
    It’s breakfast time, let’s go!

    Breakfast is a-cooking in the kitchen
    Something yummy I know
    Breakfast is a-cooking in the kitchen
    Cooking on the stove!

  11. If You’re Happy and You Know It
  12. This classic preschool song is perfect to get your child out of bed and moving in the morning. They love to sing along and do the actions.

    If you’re happy and you know it, clap your hands

    If you’re happy and you know it, clap your hands

    If you’re happy and you know it

    And you really want to show it

    If you’re happy and you know it, clap your hands.

  13. Brush Your Teeth
  14. This lively song will get the most reluctant preschooler brushing their teeth and they will also learn the right way to do it.

    Brush your teeth up and down.
    Brush your teeth round and round.
    Brush your teeth from left to right.
    Brush your teeth in the morning and night.

    Brush brush brush.
    Brush brush brush.
    Brush your teeth in the morning and night.

    Brush your teeth to keep them white.

  15. The Itsy Bitsy Spider
  16. This interactive song with fun lyrics is considered to be one of the favourite preschool songs. It can keep them entertained the whole day long.

    The itsy bitsy spider climbed up the water spout.
    Down came the rain and washed the spider out.
    Out came the sun and dried up all the rain.
    And the itsy bitsy spider climbed up the spout again.

  17. Hello Good Morning
  18. There can be nothing more cheerful than waking up to this song in the morning and it would be very difficult for your preschooler to be grumpy after hearing this.

    Hello good morning, hello good morning
    how is everyone today CHA CHA CHA
    Hello good morning, hello good morning
    I’m so glad you came to play CHA CHA CHA

  19. Row, Row, Row Your Boat
  20. This timeless sing-along morning song is ideal for kids to start their day off on the right note. It’s easy for them to sing along to and the perfect way to teach them about cooperation and teamwork.

    Row, row, row your boat

    Gently down the stream

    Merrily merrily, merrily, merrily

    Life is but a dream

  21. Five Little Monkeys
  22. The catchy melody of this song makes it fun and upbeat and can really kickstart your preschoolers morning.

    Five little monkeys jumping on the bed,

    One fell down and bumped his head,

    Mama called the doctor and the doctor said,

    No more monkeys jumping on the bed!

  23. Bath Song
  24. This is just the song your kid needs to hear to get them out of bed and into the shower so that they are fresh and invigorated through the day.

    I jump in the bathtub, it’s time to get all clean

    I’ll be the cleanest kid you’ve ever seen!
    The soap and the bubbles are filling up the tub,
    So I’ll jump in the water and scrub, scrub, scrub!

    Wash my hair, do do do do do do

  25. The A.B.C. Song
  26. This is a wonderfully interactive way to introduce the alphabet to preschoolers as they dance while they learn and develop their cognitive and language skills.

    A-B-C-D-E-F-G H-I-J-K-LMNOP Q-R-S T-U-V W and X Y and Zee

    Now I know my “ABCs”

    Next time won’t you sing with me?

  27. Greeting Song
  28. This upbeat morning song not only is entertaining but also teaches them courtesy and politeness that are so important when dealing with others.

    There is something fun we can do when we meet.
    Some are silly, some are proper ways to greet.
    Stand up tall, find a friend, and stick out your right hand.
    Firmly shake and look them in the eye…
    Turn your head from side to side,
    Give a silly, almost proper sideways, HI!

  29. I’m a Little Teapot
  30. The catchy tune and easy lyrics of this morning song is not only a great choice to get them going, it also calls for some dance moves that they can do along with the music.

    I’m a little teapot

    Short and stout.

    Here is my handle,

    Here is my spout.

    When I get all steamed up

    Hear me shout:

    Tip me over

    And pour me out!

Morning songs go a great way in enhancing reading readiness in preschoolers. Not only does it start their day on a positive and energised note, they learn new words, improve their memory and learn about rhyme and rhythm. They are powerful tools to build self-esteem and confidence in childrenand make them feel valued and included. If you are looking for more such songs to start your preschooler’s day, do visit the EuroKids website.

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