Role Of Good Morning Songs In Daily Schedule Of Preschoolers


Welcoming the day positively sets the tone for preschoolers. This requires establishing morning routines and rituals which is crucial for young learners. One such routine that has is the incorporation of good morning songs to kick-start their day. This blog by EuroSchool explores how good morning songs for preschoolers bring positivity to the start of a child’s day and the advantages they offer.

  1. Helps in transitioning
  2. Good morning songs act as a bridge, helping kids transition from home to school. When parents drop them off, preschoolers benefit from this gentle shift, easing them into the structured classroom setting. A lively and engaging good morning song can provide just that. It sets a welcoming and joyous tone that eases children into the school day, promoting a sense of belonging and comfort.

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  3. Creates a routine
  4. Playing the same good morning song every day helps preschoolers create routines. It makes them feel more confident and in control. This reduces anxiety by letting them know what to expect, bringing a sense of security to their day.

  5. Provides educational content
  6. The educational value of good morning songs cannot be overstated. Many of these songs include educational elements like days of the week, weather, and greetings. For instance, a song about weekdays boosts awareness, while one about the weather sparks curiosity and discussions about the world. These songs also introduce new words and ideas enjoyably and memorably.

  7. Helps in language development
  8. Language development is another area that benefits from good morning songs. Singing involves rhythm, rhyme, and repetition—essential elements for learning language. When kids sing, they improve pronunciation, intonation, and how they speak naturally, especially helpful for those developing their language abilities.

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  9. Enhances social interactions
  10. Good morning songs also foster social interaction and collaboration among preschoolers. Singing together fosters a sense of community among children, encouraging cooperation. These songs, often with actions, require coordination, promoting teamwork and teaching the value of working together. Consequently, kids develop empathy and crucial social skills vital for their future.

  11. Cognitive development
  12. Integrating music and movement in good morning songs supports both cognitive development and physical learning. Music aids memory and cognitive skills as kids remember lyrics and tunes. Meanwhile, movement, like clapping or dancing, enhances gross motor skills. This mix of mental and physical engagement readies young minds and bodies for the day’s learning adventures.

  13. Emotional development
  14. The positive emotional effects of good morning songs should not be overlooked. Good morning songs can uplift both children and teachers, fostering an atmosphere filled with happiness and excitement for the day ahead.

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Good Morning Songs for Preschoolers

  • Good Morning, Good Morning: This song brings cheer and energy, encouraging kids to greet the day with smiles and excitement.
  • The Wheels on the Bus: It brings happiness by showing the delight of everyday activities like bus rides, which kids enjoy.
  • Baby Shark Doo Do Do: Known for its catchy tune, this song showcases a shark family hunting for fish, yet in the end, the fish manage to escape.
  • Breakfast Song (Cocomelon): Breakfast holds a lot of importance! Kids discover the yummy foods they can enjoy in the morning by singing along!
  • Five Little Ducks: This song talks about five ducklings and their mom. Kids enjoy counting and the repeating rhythm as the story goes on.
  • Brush Your Teeth: How long do we brush our teeth? This song with its attractive music makes teeth brushing fun for kids.
  • Head, Shoulders, Knees and Toes: This classic is a great exercise song for kids to begin their mornings. They jump, march and point to identify body parts in a fun way.
  • Old McDonald Had a Farm: The peppy song uses animal sounds to teach kids about animals and farms. It energizes kids in the morning as they imitate the story’s sounds.
  • If You’re Happy and You Know It: The song is a perfect morning recipe for fun, movement and laughter. Children clap, stomp, and nod to show happiness.
  • Five Little Monkeys: The song talks about five mischievous monkeys, making kids giggle and brightening their mornings.
  • Ten in the Bed: It is a delightful children’s song that recounts a story about ten characters sharing a bed. Each verse depicts one character rolling off the bed due to lack of space until there is only one left.
  • Hickety Pickety Bumblebee: This interactive and engaging song makes mornings playful and imaginative. Kids enjoy the rhythm, language, and coordination the song adds to their fun mornings.
  • Shake Your Sillies Out: This lively song gets kids moving and full of energy. A peppy start to their morning, kids clap, jump, and wiggle to release their energy.
  • I’m a Little Teapot: Playful and lively, this song is perfect to infuse the morning energy in children. The children act and move as the lyrics describe a teapot’s shape and the actions it might take, such as tipping over to pour tea.
  • One, Two, Buckle My Shoe: The song’s catchy tune and sequential pattern make it an effective tool for introducing counting skills and encouraging participation in early learning settings.

Good morning songs make preschool days happy and productive. They create a supportive environment for kids’ growth. At EuroSchool, we pick or create songs that fit kids’ ages and interests. We aim to start each day with smiles and excitement for learning. Check out EuroSchool’s admission process for academic success and holistic development. Contact our EuroSchool campus for accurate and up-to-date details. Here’s a list of our EuroSchool campuses

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