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Songs for an October Theme Unit

Song suggestions for the month of October.

The songs on this page are compiled from a variety of different artists and albums. We have grouped them together to help you narrow your search.

These October songs teach about fall weather, Halloween, and Columbus Day.

Autumn Songs
Autumn Days – Pam Minor
Autumn Leaves Are Falling Down – Shari and Jerry
Autumnsong – Lauren Mayer
Bird Migration – Music, Movement & Magination
Fall Into Fall – Listen and Learn
Fall Of Leaves – Lauren Mayer
Gettin’ Ready (for the winter) – Mark Szabo
Harvest Time – Lauren Mayer
Hayride – Karen Rupprecht & Pam Minor
Indian Summer Song – The W.L.A. Children's Choir
It's Autumn – Goat Whiskers
October – Listen and Learn
October Add Along Song – Andrea Moon
The Pumpkins on the Vine – Mary Flynn

Columbus Day Songs
A Brand New World – Ben Stiefel 
A Shorter Way To the Indies – Ben Stiefel 
Christopher Columbus – Kathleen Wiley
Christopher Columbus – Linda Brown/Dr. Thomas Moore
Columbus – Intelli-tunes
Columbus Revisited – Two of a Kind 
Founding of America – MindMuzic
Let's Celebrate Columbus Day – Ben Stiefel
The Nina, The Pinta, The Santa Maria – Ben Stiefel

Red Ribbon Week Songs (Oct 23-31st)
Abstinence, It Just Makes Sense– Healthy Start Publishing
Drug Free Hand Talk– Kinderman
Drug-Free…That’s Me!– Linda K. Williams 
Drugs - Color Song– Kinderman
Drugs? No Never!– Mrs. Kate
Friends 1, 2, 3; All My Friends are Drug Free– Kinderman
I'm Just Happy to Be Me– Cathy Slonecki
I'm Very Glad You Came Today: Say No to Drugs– Kinderman
I Will Never Smoke– Uncle Brothers
Just Say No (to Drugs)– Uncle Brothers
Low-Down High– Linda K. Williams
Pledge to Live a Drug-Free Life– Music with Mar.
Peer Pressure– Music with Mar.
No Tobacco– Tickle Tune Typhoon 
No Butts Tango-Teaching Children Not To Smoke– Music with Mar. 
Real Life Doesn't Have a Rewind Button– Linda K. Williams
Say "No" to Drugs– Kinderman
There Are So Many Ways to Say "NO!"– Linda K. Williams
We Want Peace– Kinderman
Woe Is Me: Anti-Smoking Song– Two of a Kind

Halloween Songs (see more Halloween Songs)
A Good Disguise – Linda Brown/Dr. Thomas Moore
A Haunted House – Linda Brown/Dr. Thomas Moore
A Pirate's Life – Pam Minor
All the Candy I'll Eat – Listen and Learn
Boo Boo Boogie – Dennis Westphall
Boogie Woogie Man – Marla Lewis
The Boogie Woogie Pumpkin Man The Piano Lady, Wendy Rollin
Boo Who – Pam Minor
Costumes On Parade – Listen and Learn
Flicker the Ghost – Pam Minor
Ghost Says Boo! – Pam Minor
Halloween – Ron Brown 
Halloween Day – Listen and Learn
Halloween Day, Halloween Night – Steve Blunt 
Halloween Night – Mr. I 
Old Haunted House – Pam Minor
Jack-O-Lantern – Linda Brown/Dr. Thomas Moore
Onyx the Cat – Pam Minor
Pumpkin Patch – Mr. I
Say Boo! – The Piano Lady, Wendy Rollin 
Scary Guy – I Am Bullyproof Music
Skeleton Stomp – Pam Minor
Spooky Band – Steve Blunt
Spooky Night Tonight – Lauren Mayer
Ten Little Skeletons – Steve Blunt
There's a Vampire at My Door! – Steve Blunt
This Holiday is Halloween – Two of a Kind
The Witch's Brew – Andrew Queen
Witches' Brew – Hap Palmer 
Witches and Wizards – Pam Minor

Please also see our School Concert Songs that have additional sing-along backing tracks and/or sheet music available for purchase.

October also has these Month Long Observances:

Adopt-a-Shelter-Animal Month
  See our Pet songs

National Apple Month
  See our Fruit songs

National Clock Month
  See our songs for Telling Time

Energy Awareness Month
  See our Alternative Sources of Energy songs

First Week of October - Fire Prevention Week
  See our Fire Safety songs 

Red Ribbon Week - October 23rd - 31st
  See our Red Ribbon Week songs 

Holidays for the Month of October

First Monday in October - Child Health Day
  See our Health songs

October 1st - World Vegetarian Day
  See our Vegetable songs

October 5th - World Teacher Day
  See our Teacher songs

Second Monday in October - Columbus Day
  See our Columbus Day songs

October 12th - Farmer's Day
  See our songs about Farms

October 15th - National Poetry Day
  See our Cheers, Chants, Raps and Poetry songs

October 16th
- Dictionary Day
  See our Spelling songs
- World Food Day
  See our Food and Nutrition songs

Third Saturday in October - Sweetest Day
  See our songs about Kindness

October 22nd - National Stuttering Awareness Day
  See our Speech Therapy songs

October 27th - Theodore Roosevelt's Birthday
  See our US Presidents songs

October 28th - Statue of Liberty's Birthday
  See our Patriotic songs

October 30th - John Adam's Birthday
  See our US Presidents songs

October 31st - Halloween
  See our Halloween songs


All Year – Intelli-tunes
Autumn Songs – Lauren Mayer
Christopher Columbus Rockin’ Biography – Ben Stiefel
Fall – Listen and Learn
Halloween Songs for Children – Kiboomu Music
Learning the Four Seasons
Months – Listen & Learn
Months of Music – Karen Rupprecht & Pam Minor
Rhythms & Rhymes for Special Times – Jack Hartmann
Sing a Song of Holidays – Dr. Thomas Moore
Slightly Spooky Songs for Halloween – Mr. I
Songs For All Seasons – Geof Johnson
Songs For Every Season – Shari and Jerry
There's a Vampire at My Door! – Steve Blunt
Whoooo Likes Halloween? – Pam Minor

E-Books and Musical Plays
All About Autumn

See more songs for Theme Units.

Autumn Songs Red Ribbon Songs Native American Songs Halloween songs animal songs fruit songs Fire Safety Songs farm animal songs music appreciation character education songs ABC Songs Health & Human Body Songs vegitable songs farm animal songs writing songs ABC Songs food and nutrition songs environmental songsspeech therapy songs US Presidents biography songs biography songs

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