10 Best Hello Songs For Toddlers And Preschoolers

10 Best Hello Songs For Toddlers And Preschoolers
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Music is one of the finest ways to connect with young children. It uplifts their mood and helps in improving their concentration, building coordination, and developing sensory skills (1). Therefore, starting the day at preschools with music is beneficial in many ways. A catchy song hello song at the beginning of the day helps children transition easily into the school environment and begin their classes with enthusiasm. Hello songs may also soothe anxious children and help create a warm and welcoming class environment.

Here are some of the best hello songs for toddlers that may also become a great addition to your song music library. So, if you are ready to teach these morning greetings to your child, go ahead.

10 Hello Songs For Preschool

1. Time To Sing Hello

The lovely morning song may put a smile on children’s faces. This welcoming song allows greeting everyone in the class.

Lyrics:

Hands clap,
Feet tap,
It’s time to sing hello.
To you and you and you and you
All of the people that we know.
So, let’s all come together,
And raise our voice in song.
Let’s have a good time in music,
while we dance and play along.
Sit up tall.
Let’s have a ball.
It’s time to sing hello.
To you and you and you and you
All of the people that we know.
Hello everybody,
Hello everybody,
Hello everybody,
It’s so nice to see you today.
Hey, hey!

Listen to it here: www.youtube.com

2. Hello! Hello! Can You Clap Your Hands?

The interactive song allows toddlers to warm up their bodies while enjoying the music. You can also sing this song in the middle of the day when they are tired and require some stretching activity.

Lyrics:

Hello, Hello
Can you clap your hands?
Hello, Hello!
Can you clap your hands?
Can you stretch up high?
Can you touch your toes?
Can you turn around?
Can you say, “Hello”?
Hello, Hello!
Can you stamp your feet?
Hello, Hello!
Can you stamp your feet?
Can you stretch up high?
Can you touch your toes?
Can you turn around?
Can you say, “Hello”?
Hello, Hello!
Can you clap your hands?
Hello, Hello!
Can you stamp your feet?

Listen to it here: www.youtube.com

3. Hello, Neighbor

Starting the day with this hello song can create a friendly atmosphere in the classroom. This may become one of the favorite songs of children because it is always fun to greet friends with music. Isn’t it?

Lyrics:

Hello neighbor,
What do you say?
It’s going to be a happy day!
Greet your neighbor
And boogie on down Give ‘em a bump,
And turn around.

Listen to it here: www.youtube.com

4. Hello Hello

A fun hello song that helps children learn about their body parts while dancing and singing.

Lyrics:

Hello, hello, hello-what do you know?
Do you know where your head is?
Do you know where your shoulders are?
Do you know where your hands are?
Do you know where your knees are?
Do you know where your toes are?

Listen to it here: www.youtube.com

5. Bread And Butter Hello Song

One cannot forego their smile when singing this song along with the preschoolers. Bread and Butter could be a perfect song that allows toddlers to experiment with different tones, pitches and learn new vocabulary.

Lyrics:

Bread and butter,
Marmalade and jam,
Let’s say hello
As quietly as we can.
Hello! (Say quietly)
Bread and butter,
Marmalade and jam,
Let’s say hello
As loud as we can.
Hello! (Say loudly)
Bread and butter,
Marmalade and jam,
Let’s say hello
As quickly as we can.
Hello! (Say very quickly)
Bread and butter,
Marmalade and jam,
Let’s say hello
As slowly as we can.
Hello! (Say very slowly)
Bread and butter,
Marmalade and jam,
Let’s say hello
As high as we can.
Hello! (Say in a high-pitched voice)
Bread and butter,
Marmalade and jam,
Let’s say hello
As low as we can.
Hello! (Say in a deep-pitched voice)

Listen to it here: www.youtube.com

6. What’s Your Name?

Another interactive song that children may sing while introducing themselves to each other. This hello song encourages students to get comfortable with their classmates and enjoy their school time.

Lyrics:

Hello, Hello, What’s your name?
Hello, Hello, What’s your name?
My name is Noodle.
My name is Blossom.
Nice to meet you.

Hello, Hello, What’s your name?
Hello, Hello, What’s your name?
My name is Cheesy.
My name is Broccoli.
Nice to meet you.

Hello, Hello, What’s your name?
Hello, Hello, What’s your name?
My name is Jelly.
My name is Kernel.
Nice to meet you!

Let’s be friends!

Listen to it here: www.youtube.com

7. Every Day I Go To School

A wonderful greeting song that is fun to sing and keeps toddlers entertained. The song can also teach them the way of introducing themselves to others.

Lyrics:

Every day
I go to school
I meet my friends
And we all say
Hello, hello!
How are you?
I’m good, I’m great!
How about you?
Every day
I go and play
I meet new friends
And we all say
Hello, hello!
What’s your name?
Nice to meet you!
Do you want to play?

Listen to it here: www.youtube.com

8. Who Is Here Today?

This is a simple yet impactful song. Teachers and students add each child’s name one after another in the song and make everyone feel welcomed.

Lyrics:

Hey! Everybody.
Let’s find out who is here today.
Who is here today? Who is here today?
Who is here? Let’s give a cheer
Oh! Who is here today?
Hey! I see Jimmy.
Jimmy is here today. Jimmy is here today.
Jimmy is here. Let’s give a cheer.
Oh! Jimmy is here today.

Listen to it here: www.youtube.com

9. The Good Morning Train Is Coming

The train-themed hello song can get the children into a cheerful mood. Children especially enjoy saying the words, “Choo, choo!” The song also allows teachers to greet their students by calling out their names in the song.

Lyrics:

The good morning train is coming, how are you? Choo, choo!
The good morning train is coming, how are you? Choo, choo!
The good morning train is coming, the good morning train is coming,
The good morning train is coming, how are you? Choo, choo!
Let’s say hello to ________, how are you? Choo, choo!
Let’s say hello to ________, how are you? Choo, choo!
Let’s say hello to _________, let’s say hello to ________,
Let’s say hello to _________, how are you? Choo, choo!

Listen to it here: www.youtube.com

10. Hello, Nice Day

The beautiful song emphasizes friendship and unity. It encourages children to run, play, dance, sing, and enjoy their time together with everyone at school.

Lyrics:

Hello-hello!
Nice day-nice day.
Pleased to see you-pleased to see you too.
Let’s run-let’s run.
Let’s play-let’s play.
I will talk to you-I will talk to you.
We can dance- We can dance.
And sing-and sing.
We can jump-We can jump.
And swing-and swing.
Watch me laugh- Watch me laugh.
And poke a face- And poke a face.
Now we’re friends- Now we’re friends.
Come and join us at our place.
Now we’re friends-now we’re friends.
Come and join us at our place.

Listen to it here: www.youtube.com

Hello songs help create a positive environment in the classroom and calm down anxiety or fear among children. They also help children to overcome hesitation and make new friends. In addition, singing songs helps develop clear expression, vivid imagination, and enhanced creativity in children. Sing these songs to start the day or anytime, to have lots of fun.

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