Preschool letter o songsExploring the letter “O” in songs can involve lots of moving, a few animals, and maybe a little searching in the middle of words. Here are a few ideas taken from a recent library session.

Explore “on” and “over”

Props: a scarf for each participant

Tune: “The Farmer in the Dell”

The scarf is on my arm. The scarf is on my arm. Hi, hoe, the derry-oh the scarf is on my arm.

The scarf is over my head. The scarf is over my head. Hi, hoe, the derry-oh the scarf is over my head.

Add other verses. You can include actions such as hopping over the scarf.

Classic “O” Songs

Partner Songs

“The Little Brown Owl” is modified from a share on No Time for Flashcards. Rather than have the “owls go la-di-da”, we had the them “dance  hooty- hooty-hoot.”

“Octopus Stew” is a fun Pinterest find. Depending on your group, you could insert other “o” items into the song.

Oceans of Fun

Share some ocean related movement songs and rhymes.

  • Row, Row, Row Your Boat
  • The Ship Goes Sailing on the Sea

Share a sing-able book.

Two possibilities are:

 Share your favorite letter “o” songs for preschoolers in the comments below.

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