Scroll below to see all our topic-based recomendations!

EFL / ESOL / ESL Songs and Activities

Educational Songs for Teaching English as a Second Language
EFL ESL songs

These EFL/ESOL/ESL lyrics are available from a variety of albums:

Songs that Teach Conversational English
and English Vocabulary


   Action Songs
Around the World – Jack Hartmann
Can You Move Like Me? – Caroline and Danny
Circle of Friends – Ron Brown
Family Dance – Dr. Thomas Moore
Hey, Hey Everybody – Music with Mar.
Jump Up! – Jay Cleveland
Jump for Numbers 0-10 – Ron Brown
Jump, Jump, Jump – Jeanne Nelson and Hector Marín
Stand Up – Skip West
We Walk – Music with Mar.
Walking in the Jungle – Super Simple Songs
Walking Walking – Super Simple Songs

   Alphabet -- See all our songs about the Alphabet
The ABC Rap – The Gum Rappers
A-B-C – Patty Shukla
The Alphabet Chant – Super Simple Songs
The Alphabet Song – Super Simple Songs
Letter Blender – Music Movement & Magination
Letter Sounds A to Z – Jack Hartmann
Magic Letters – Debbie Paulsen 
The Sounds of Our Letters – Music with Mar.
Who Knows the Alphabet Sounds? – ABC's & Much More
Yahoo! We're Learning the Alphabet – Music, Movement & Magination

   Animals _ See all our Animal Songs for Young Children
African Safari – Diana Colson
Baboon Baby – Diana Colson
Baby Shark – Super Simple Songs
Do You Know These Sounds? – Jeanne Nelson and Hector Marín
Doing the Flamingo Walk – Diana Colson
Elephants – Diana Colson
Giraffe – Diana Colson
I Have A Peg – Super Simple Songs
Let's Go To The Zoo – Super Simple Songs
Lion Pride – Diana Colson
Little Robin Redbreast – Super Simple Songs
Mosquito – Jeanne Nelson and Hector Marín
My Fish – Jeanne Nelson and Hector Marín
My Pet Turtle – Jeanne Nelson and Hector Marín
Please Say Cheese (Animal Names and Movements) – Jack Hartmann
Thomson's Gazelle – Diana Colson
The Vulture – Diana Colson
What Do You Hear? – Super Simple Songs
Yes I Can – Super Simple Songs

   Calendar, Weather & Seasons
Calendar Polka – Music with Mar.
The Days of the Week – David Putano
Days of the Week – Super Simple Songs
How's The Weather? – Super Simple Songs
The January February "March" – Jim Rule
Months of the Year Cheer! – Jack Hartmann
Morning, Afternoon, Evening – Ron Brown
Rock n' Roll Days of the Week – Jack Hartmann
Seven Days in Every Week – Jim Rule
The Seven Days a Week Song – Tim Pacific
Three Days in a Row – Jack Hartmann
Today is Monday – Jim Rule
Yesterday, Today, Tomorrow – Ron Brown

   Categories
Name That Category – Miss Jenny

   Clothing
I Am Dressed – Jeanne Nelson and Hector Marín
My Clothes and Shoes – Listen and Learn
Colors Of Our Clothes –Music Movement & Magination
What Else Do I Need? – Listen and Learn
Put On Your Shoes – Super Simple Songs
Whatever the Weather – "Miss Jackie" Silberg

   Colors -- See More Color Songs
Colors – Music with Mar.
Colors All Around – Jack Hartmann
Colors Of Our Clothes Bilingual Version –Music Movement & Magination
The Colors of the Rainbow – David Putano
I See Something Blue – Super Simple Songs
I See Something Pink – Super Simple Songs
I Spy Attributes – Ron Brown
I Spy Colors – Stephanie Burton
Magic Colors – Music Movement & Magination
What Color Is It? – Jeanne Nelson and Hector Marín

   Expressing Feelings -- See more Social - Emotional Songs
Dealing With Feelings Rap –Paulette Meier
Emotion - Emoción (BILINGUAL) –Growing Sound
The Expression on My Face –Tuned Into Learning
Friendship - Be a Good Friend –"Miss Jenny" 
Hello Body (Body Awareness) –Fr. Jeremy Jensen - Mindful Youth Project 
How Am I Feeling? – Exploring Language Through Song and Play
I Can Talk It Out – Todd Werner
If You're Angry and You Know It – Jack Hartmann
Martin and Robby – Paulette Meier and David Kisor
Para y Piensa - Stop and Think (BILINGUAL) –Growing Sound
Saying, "What You Did Was Wrong –Andrew Germain's Life Skills
Show Me How You Feel – Jack Hartmann
The Strategy Wheel – Paulette Meier
Talk to Me –Andrew Germain's Life Skills
Words – Tickle Tune Typhoon
Words For My Emotions – Growing Sound
Work It Out With Words – Jack Hartmann

   Everyday Routines -- See more Everyday Routine Songs
Baby Where Are You? – Jeanne Nelson and Hector Marín
The Bath Song – Super Simple Songs
Clean Up – Super Simple Songs
Cleanup Vacuum Cleaner – Jack Hartmann
Look What I Did This Morning – Dr. Thomas Moore
Making the Bed – Kathleen Wiley
Morning, Afternoon, Evening – Ron Brown
Time for Bed – Jeanne Nelson and Hector Marín
To School – Jeanne Nelson and Hector Marín
Wake Up! – Listen & Learn

   Families -- See More Family Songs
A Family is a Family – Skip West
Cousins – Jeanne Nelson and Hector Marín
Daddies are Special People – Music with Mar.
Family – J.W. Snyder
Family – Carol Johnson
Family are Special People to Me – Songs For Positive Schools
Love, Love, Love - My Family – Listen & Learn
My Daddy – Linda Brown/Dr. Thomas Moore
My Mommy – Linda Brown/Dr. Thomas Moore
The New Baby At My House – Linda Brown/Dr. Thomas Moore
That's My Family – Jeanne Nelson and Hector Marín
We Are Your Children – The W.L.A. Children's Choir

   Food & Nutrition -- See more Food & Nutrition Songs
Breakfast – Jeanne Nelson and Hector Marín
Breakfast Time – Miss Jenny
Do You Like Broccoli Ice Cream? – Super Simple Songs
Do You Like Lasagna Milkshakes? – Super Simple Songs
Do You Like Pickle Pudding? – Super Simple Songs
Do You Like Spaghetti Yogurt – Super Simple Songs
Eat Some Fruit – Miss Jenny
I Use Them to Eat – Jeanne Nelson and Hector Marín
I Will Eat All My Vegetables – Miss Jenny
Let's Go Shopping! – Caroline and Danny
Multicultural Feast – Music with Mar.
Rainbow Fruit Bowl – Fran Avni
Time To Eat – Jaycie Voorhees
Vegetables – Jeanne Nelson and Hector Marín
Vegetables Song – Dr. Thomas Moore

   Friends -- See More Friends Songs
Best Friends – Gemini
Circle of Friends – Ron Brown
Friends – Jeanne Nelson and Hector Marín
Friends – Karen Rupprecht and Pam Minor

   Healthy Habits -- See more Health Songs
Bath – Jeanne Nelson and Hector Marín
Hand Washing Song – Jaycie Voorhees
Rub A Dub Dub – Wendy Rollin
Teeth – Prue Whoo

   Manners
The Magic Word – Listen & Learn
Manners Matter Everywhere – Music with Mar.
Mind Your Manners – Amy Michelle & Friends
Raise Your Hand Song – J. W. Snyder
Sweep – Jeanne Nelson and Hector Marín
Thank You – Jaycie Voorhees
When Your Manners Shine – David Putano

   Math/Numbers/Money
Add 1 More – Miss Jenny
Ant Comparisons – Miss Jenny
Buford & Bessie Count to 100 – Music Movement & Magination
Count to Ten – Jeanne Nelson and Hector Marín
Counting 1 to 20 – Jack Hartmann
Counting On – Miss Jenny
Five Fingers – Music with Mar.
Handful of Fingers – Ron Brown
I Can Count to 10 – Music with Mar.
Making 11 Through 20 – Miss Jenny
Money 1¢ 5¢ 10¢ – Ron Brown
Money! Money! – Ron Brown
Native American Counting Song – Music Movement & Magination
Rockin' To 50 – ABC's & Much More
10 Little Sailboats – Super Simple Songs
Shapes All Around Us – Music Movement & Magination
Show Me 10 – Ron Brown
The U.S. Money Song – Tim Pacific

   Parts of the Body
Face to Face – Fran Avni
Head & Shoulders – Music with Mar.
I Can! – Ron Brown
I Got a Wiggle – Desquaw Woody (Brian Schellinger) 
Itchy, Itchy (Parts of the Body) – Music Movement & Magination
Five Senses – Music with Mar.

   Occupations
Be a Teacher – Music With Mar.
Do You Know Your Community Helpers? – Music With Mar.
Doctor, Help Me Please – Jeanne Nelson and Hector Marín
Shine! Shine! Shine! – Amy Michelle & Friends

   Opposites
The Opposite Conga – Jack Hartmann
The Opposite Song – David Putano
The Opposite Song – Gemini
Opposites – Gary Rosen
Opposites – Stephanie Burton

   Science
Planets – Jeanne Nelson and Hector Marín

   Shapes
Circle – Ron Brown
The Circle and Square Song – Songs For a Head Start
Circles Go 'Round and 'Round – Jennifer Fixman
Drawing in the Air – Music with Mar.
Flat and Solid Shapes – Jennifer Fixman
I Spy Attributes – Ron Brown
The Shape Train – Ron Brown
Shape Up – Jack Hartmann
Shapes All Around Us – MMM Kids
Shape Song #1 – Super Simple Songs
Shape Song #2 – Super Simple Songs
Solid Shapes – Jennifer Fixman
Triangle – Ron Brown
Trapezoid – Jennifer Fixman

   Transitions
After A While Crocodile – Super Simple Songs
Bye Bye Goodbye – Super Simple Songs
Good Morning – Jeanne Nelson and Hector Marín
Goodbye to You – Music with Mar.
Hello – Super Simple Songs
Hello, Hello – Jeanne Nelson and Hector Marín
Hey, Hey Everybody – Music with Mar.
See You Later Alligator – Super Simple Songs

   Transportation -- See more Transportation Songs
Let’s Go For a Ride – Shari and Jerry Tallon
Let's Take a Trip – Jeanne Nelson and Hector Marín
Let's Go For a Ride  – Speak and Sing: The Developing Child
The Metro – Jeanne Nelson and Hector Marín
Toot, Toot – Jeanne Nelson and Hector Marín

Songs that Teach English Grammar and
a Systematic Approach to Learning English

Compound Words – Jack Hartmann
Hands Up for Letter Sounds! – Jack Hartmann
Idioms – Ron Brown
Let's Compare (-er and -est) – Ron Brown
Make New Sounds (Digraphs) – Jack Hartmann
Phrasal Verbs and the Imperative – Learning English Through Song
Popcorn Words (High-Frequency Words) – Jack Hartmann
Vowel Sound Samba – Jack Hartmann
Work Out to the Letter Sounds – Jack Hartmann

Language and Grammar Songs Especially for Children
A Good Best Friend (Personal pronouns) – Cathy Bollinger
Double the Final Consonant –  Intelli-Tunes
Drop that "e" –  Intelli-Tunes
Editor's Checklist – Learning by Song
Everyday Present Tense Verbs – Learning English Through Song
Fiddle With a Word (prefixes) –  Intelli-Tunes
Funny Rhymes (Long Vowels) – Ron Brown
Helper Verbs – Learning by Song
Henry, King of Prepositions – Brainchildren!
Idioms –  Intelli-Tunes
Let's Compare (word endings 'er' and 'est') –  Intelli-Tunes
Little Letter Blender –  Intelli-Tunes
Lucky Socks (verb tense) –  Brainchildren!
March and Spell – Ron Brown
Parts of Speech Rap – Learning by Song
Prepositions – Learning by Song
Pronoun Rap – Learning by Song
Pronouns in the Park – Brainchildren!
The Secret Thing (Adjectives) –  Brainchildren!
Spelling The Tough Ones –  Intelli-Tunes
Suffix (-ed) –  Intelli-Tunes
TION - SION –  Intelli-Tunes
Triple Letters (blends) –  Intelli-Tunes
The "What" Song – Cathy Bollinger
The "When Song – Cathy Bollinger
The "Who Song – Cathy Bollinger

ABC Songs ABC Songs ABC Songs ABC Songs ABC Songs Reading Encouragment Songs ABC Songs writing songs ABC Songs Numbers & Counting Fingerplays Movement Songs for Young Children  folk songs
Everyday Routines SongsHealth Songs Food Nutrition animal songsAnimal SongsScience Songs for Young ChildrenEnvironmental Songs

Real Time Analytics