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Songs and Videos for Preschool and Kindergarten

Music and storytelling are powerful educational tools. They capture the children's minds and boost learning on many levels. Use our library of songs and videos - created by passionate teachers and artists.
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Free Teaching Resources for Teachers and Parents

To get the most out of educational songs and videos, it is important to further engage children with relevant activities. Download and print our ever growing collection of free worksheets and flashcards!
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Store – Buy Different Versions of Our Songs as mp3s

Choose between original, interactive, and instrumental versions of our songs! Buy them individually or in bundles. Simply select, purchase, and download through your favourite music store!
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Counting by Fives – Creating a Country-Style Song and Animation Video

The Singing Walrus presents “Counting by Fives”! 

After finishing our last music video, “Counting by Tens”, we felt that it was time to write a song that teaches how to count by fives, from 5 to 50. This time we decided to create a country song, with a talented trio of cows singing in beautiful harmonies! 

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Counting by Tens – Making a retro-style animation music video

It has been a while since we’ve posted a new counting song on Youtube…and here it is: A fun and bouncy tune that teaches children how to count in tens, from 10 to 100!

As the song developed, we quickly realized that we were going for a more retro sound (which happens quite often as we are huge fans of the 60s and 70s). To match the song, we chose retro fonts and colours  – and we love the outcome!

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ABC Song – Creating a Lullaby Animation Video

For the past several weeks, we have been working on an ABC song in the style of a lullaby. We used the same characters from our previous videos. The mother hen and her little chicks were perfect for a bedtime lullaby setting! This time we were excited to have our newest Walrus member Ladan join the production!

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First Drafts of The Singing Walrus Characters
First Drafts of The Singing Walrus Characters

When we first decided to make animation videos for our songs, we all agreed that we should create a Singing Walrus World! The thought of constructing a whole new world for kids was really exciting! And so one day, we sat around a whiteboard, grabbed a marker, and came up with the first drafts of the Singing Walrus characters. 

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