Learning should be fun and not a chore. Preschoolers and kids will love and enjoy learning the numbers if taught in a fun way. So, why not teach the little ones counting in a musical way by singing some joyful number songs. Develop early math skills of kids by singing fun songs such as:
One Two Buckle My Shoe
“One Two Buckle My Shoe” is a traditional nursery rhyme, widely popular in English-speaking world. It is a popular counting-out game enjoyed by kids in their preschool. The game involves, one player pointing at each participant in a circle while singing the rhyme. At each word, a new participant is pointed at and the player who is picked at the end of the nursery rhyme is “out” or “it”.
Five Little Ducks
“Five Little Ducks” is a joyful song for preschoolers and toddlers that help them recognize the numbers one to five in a musical way. The song is about the five little ducklings, who venture out for fun activities one fine day and goes missing one by one. Their sad and sobbing mother duck gets worried thinking what happened to her ducklings and quacks to call them. And all her five ducklings come waddling back!
Ten in the Bed
“Ten in the Bed” is a delightful song that helps children to recognize the numbers 1-10. It is sung in many preschools to teach counting up to ten. So encourage your little ones to sing this popular song!
Five Little Monkeys
“Five Little Monkeys” is a popular fingerplay and folk song, which can be acted out for giggles. While singing, a sequence of gestures is performed that imitate the lyrics of the rhyme. For fingerplay, at first verse, hold up your five fingers and rest elbow on another hand. Now bounce arm up and down. At second verse, hold up one finger and then roll your hand down towards the floor and softly tap your head with fist. At third verse, put your thumb to ear and baby finger to your cheek. Finally, at last verse, wag the index finger. The verses are then repeated with one fewer finger each time.
Five Speckled Frogs
“Five Speckled Frogs” nursery rhyme originated in the United States. Have fun singing this joyful song with your kids and help them recognize number 1 to 5.
Ten Little Indians
Ten Little Indians is a popular American kids’ rhyme. “Indian” in the lyrics usually refer to Native Americans. The song is traditionally performed to the tune of the Irish folk song “Michael Finnegan.”