Circle time welcome songs are a fantastic way to start your morning with the kids. These greeting songs for preschool and kindergarten are sure to be a hit.
Welcome Songs for Preschool and Kindergarten
Build community and help classmates learn each other names with these tunes. You can listen and watch each video to learn the songs.
The best thing about each song is that kids will be practicing saying their names and learning about their classmates’ names.
1. Inside Our Classroom
This song is set to the tune “Down By the Bay” and invites kids to learn the names of their classmates. You can listen to this song and the next song in the video below.
2. Do You Know Our Classmate?
For the “Do You Know Our Classmate?” song, you’ll need magnetic letters, printable alphabet cards, or some other visual letter prompts. It’s set to the familiar tune “Do You Know the Muffin Man.”
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3. Good Morning
“Good Morning” is a catchy chant that also welcomes each child by name. Plus, you’ll learn different ways to differentiate it for all your students. You can also download the lyrics to the “Good Morning Song.”
4. What’s Your Name
This is an interactive song that will get kids moving their hands and saying their name aloud in a group setting.
5. You Are Here Today
This fun and welcoming song will make kids feel happy about being at school.
6. Good Morning Song
Listen to Allie from No Time for Flashcards sing the “Good Morning Song” using students names and you can also grab the lyrics from her site.—>Watch the Song
7. Mr. Sun Circle Time Name Song
This song uses a sun prop on a craft stick to shine down on each student as you say their name.
Enjoy using these circle time welcome songs to help build community and work on name recognition with your young students.
If you are looking for more circle time songs that will build more literacy skills, I have a resource for you. 35 Circle Time Songs and Chants will help kids build letter recognition, phonological awareness, vocabulary, and more.—>Take a Look at 35 Circle Time Songs and Chants to Build Literacy Skills
Happy singing and learning!