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SongLibrary is a collection of modern, age-appropriate songs for children to sing.

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Glyn Lehmann - Songwriter, B.A. (Music)

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My choir just love this song and so do I! I can hardly stop from shedding a tear at my enthusiastic singers. Jan, New Zealand - 'I Am The Earth'

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Tab 1
Last week’s most popular may 15-21
Earth - Your In Our Hands
A dialogue between the Earth and the world's children. A good introduction to 2-part singing and environmental awareness. more…
Also available as a Songbook and CD.
Body Language - winking face
2. Body Language new!
This action song shows how we use our bodies to communicate with each other. Includes optional ukulele and tuned percussion. more…
Children holding hands
An uplifting song celebrating our differences. In a hip hop style with a rap section and a catchy chorus with handclaps. more...
Gonna Shine Our Light song
Celebrate school graduation in song! A rousing, yet reflective song for junior and senior graduations. .…more
A Musical Journey - a song about world music.
Discover music from around the world. Imitate an Australian didgeridoo, Indian tabla, Brazilian cuica, Irish tin whistle and more - also African body percussion and chanting. Children can accompany the voices with various percussion instruments. more…
Tab 2
Earth - Your In Our Hands
A dialogue between the Earth and the world's children.
A good introduction to 2-part singing and environmental awareness.more…
Also available as a Songbook and CD.
Children holding hands
An uplifting song celebrating our differences. In a hip hop style with a rap section and a catchy chorus with handclaps. more...
Body Language - winking face
This action song shows how we use our bodies to communicate with each other. Includes optional ukulele and tuned percussion. more…
Tell Me Your Story
Strangers become friends by sharing their stories. Encourages acceptance and understanding of others. Ideal for Harmony Day.more
Feelings - a song for children to sing
Explore feelings and emotions. Like clouds, feelings come and go, some just bring the rain, others help make rainbows. more…
The River
The River new!
“All I need is a helping hand and a chance to learn.” For the Children of the Ganges School, India and children everywhere. more…
Round and Round - round for children
TWO 3-part rounds about things that go round - seasons and planets.
A great way to remember the names of the planets, the order of the seasons and learn round singing. more
community - a song for school
Community new!
‘U and ‘I’ are in community. A 3-part round - great for the whole school to sing - or in class each morning. more…
The Polliwog Song - Tadpole
There's a strange creature down at the waterhole. What is a polliwog? And why does it keep changing?
A fun song for the younger children.more
Feed Your Imagination - A song about books
A fun, slightly quirky song about how stories feed our imaginations until they grow and grow and… A song about books, reading and writers. For Book Week. more…
To Be Free - a song about the rights of the child
A song to recognise and celebrate the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child. more…
Circles - hands in a circle
The circle is a place where everyone belongs and is accepted. A fun song with a powerful message. ...more
A song to celebrate Hanukkah, Diwali, Eid al-Fitr, New Year.
Festive Season
An all-inclusive celebration of family, friends and the festivities. Use at Christmas, Hanukkah, Diwali, Eid al-Fitr, New Year etc. more
A Musical Journey - a song about world music.
Discover music from around the world. Imitate an Australian didgeridoo, Indian tabla, Brazilian cuica, Irish tin whistle and more - also African body percussion and chanting. Children can accompany the voices with various percussion instruments. more…
A song for all living things
There’s a party - and all living things are invited! From the ants to the elephants, the plants to the pelicans…come and celebrate LIFE. Humans welcome too! more…
Respect - a song fro children to sing
Respect new!
Respect and tolerance build a bridge between us no matter how different we are. A modern hip-hop/ soul song with rap. more…
Welcome Song - a song to welcome others..
Welcome new students, friends, family and others to your school with this fun song. An ideal concert or assembly opener. more...
Ride Of Our Lives Through Space
Seven billion passengers ride through space on our awesome planet! Looking up at the wonders of the sky. For 2-parts. ...more
Nocturnal Animals Song
Two fun songs for younger children about animals. 'Night Song' and 'Where Is Home?' Learn about nocturnal animals and the importance of a safe habitat. ...more
Rainbows and Canyons - The Water Song
The Water Song - the amazing power, beauty and importance of water. Learn to say 'water' in 13 languages! more
Harmony Day song
A song that asks us to put ourselves in the shoes of others. What would it feel like? more
Towards The Rising Sun - song
The story of a young refugee and her family's search for a better life.
Use to celebrate Harmony Day and Cultural Diversity Day. more
Language Is The Key - Song
Celebrates the importance of language in maintaining culture and identity.more
What Im Feeling
2 versions included: simple 2-part and unison
Helps children think about their feelings. Try writing your own verses! more
The Apostrophe Song
By COOL RULES…for schools
Yes, learning about apostrophes can be fun. Includes worksheets and an apostrophe usage guide.more
Christmas Wish - a song for children to sing
A Christmas song for all ages - in 2 parts or unison. A wish for all children to live with joy and light. more
The Gift - Song
Christmas
The birth of a child - a sign of hope. A Christmas song for all ages. more
Give A Little Sunshine - a fun Christmas song for children to sing
Whether you celebrate the Festive Season in winter or summer - it’s always a good time to ‘brighten someone’s day.’ An easy, fun song in unison or 2 parts. more
Language Is The Key - Song
Christmas
A bright Christmas song for younger children. How did that little baby make that star shine so brightly? more
Christmas Is Coming - a fun song for children to sing
Feel the excitement as Christmas approaches. The lights, the carols, the smell of baking and people saying ‘Merry Christmas’. more
Tab 3
Earth - Your In Our Hands
A dialogue between the Earth and the world's children.
A good introduction to 2-part singing and environmental awareness.more…
Also available as a Songbook and CD.
Children holding hands
An uplifting song celebrating our differences. In a hip hop style with a rap section and a catchy chorus with handclaps. more...
The River
The River new!
“All I need is a helping hand and a chance to learn.” For the Children of the Ganges School, India and children everywhere. more…
Respect - a song fro children to sing
Respect new!
Respect and tolerance build a bridge between us no matter how different we are. A modern hip-hop/ soul song with rap. more…
The Seed - a song about sowing kindness.
What you plant is what you grow. So…sow the seed of kindness and friendship. more...
Feed Your Imagination - A song about books
A fun, slightly quirky song about how stories feed our imaginations until they grow and grow and… A song about books, reading and writers. For Book Week. more…
On Our Way - a song to celebrate graduation and end of year.
The future starts right now! Celebrate change and new beginnings like graduation and end-of-year. more…
A Musical Journey - a song about world music.
Discover music from around the world. Imitate an Australian didgeridoo, Indian tabla, Brazilian cuica, Irish tin whistle and more - also African body percussion and chanting. Children can accompany the voices with various percussion instruments. more…
To Be Free - a song about the rights of the child
A song to recognise and celebrate the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child. more…
Ride Of Our Lives Through Space
Seven billion passengers ride through space on our awesome planet! Looking up at the wonders of the sky. For 2-parts. ...more
community - a song for school
‘U and ‘I’ are in community. A 3-part round - great for the whole school to sing - or in class each morning. more…
Body Language - winking face
This action song shows how we use our bodies to communicate with each other. Includes optional ukulele and tuned percussion. more…
A song to celebrate Hanukkah, Diwali, Eid al-Fitr, New Year.
Festive Season
An all-inclusive celebration of family, friends and the festivities. Use at Christmas, Hanukkah, Diwali, Eid al-Fitr, New Year etc. more
Talk It Out - a song about sharing emotions.
Share your problems and worries and together we can 'lift that weight'. more...
Gonna Shine Our Light song
Celebrate school graduation in song! A rousing, yet reflective song for junior and senior graduations. .…more
A song about kindness.
How to live a good life? The answer lies in these two small words. Be kind. more…
Respect - a song fro children to sing
Keep The Home Fires Burning and Pack Up Your Troubles In Your Old Kit Bag are combined to tell the moving story of loved ones being separated by war. more…
A song for all living things
There’s a party - and all living things are invited! From the ants to the elephants, the plants to the pelicans…come and celebrate LIFE. Humans welcome too! more…
Dance Crazy! - Dance Steps
Dance Crazy! (5 songs & a rap)
Tells the story of popular dance & music styles from The Charleston to breakdance - from jazz to hip hop. more…
Welcome Song - a song to welcome others..
Welcome new students, friends, family and others to your school with this fun song. An ideal concert or assembly opener. more...
Heroes - Songs
Heroes (3 songs)
Explores ideas about heroes. From 'ordinary people doing extraordinary things' to Gandhi, Martin Luther King & Aung San Suu Kyi. more
Rainbows and Canyons - The Water Song
The Water Song - the amazing power, beauty and importance of water. Learn to say 'water' in 13 languages! more
Harmony Day song
A song that asks us to put ourselves in the shoes of others. What would it feel like? more
Towards The Rising Sun - song
The story of a young refugee and her family's search for a better life.
Use to celebrate Harmony Day and Cultural Diversity Day. more
Tell Me Your Story
Strangers become friends by sharing their stories. Encourages acceptance and understanding of others. Ideal for Harmony Day.more
Language Is The Key - Song
Celebrates the importance of language in maintaining culture and identity.more
A Boy Called Wolfie
A contemporary mini-opera about the young Mozart. Told by his father Leopold and sister, Nannerl. more
The Apostrophe Song
By COOL RULES…for schools
Yes, learning about apostrophes can be fun. Includes worksheets and an apostrophe usage guide.more
Christmas Wish - a song for children to sing
A Christmas song for all ages - in 2 parts or unison. A wish for all children to live with joy and light. more
Every Voice That Sings - A Christmas song
A joyful 2-part song for Christmas. For ages 7 to adult. more…
The Gift - Song
Christmas
The birth of a child - a sign of hope. A Christmas song for all ages. more
Give A Little Sunshine - a fun Christmas song for children to sing
Whether may celebrate the Festive Season in winter or summer - it’s always a good time to ‘brighten someone’s day.’ An easy, fun song in unison or 2 parts. more
Christmas Is Coming - a fun song for children to sing
Feel the excitement as Christmas approaches. The lights, the carols, the smell of baking and people saying ‘Merry Christmas’. more
The Green Hills Of Albany
A tribute to the Anzacs who sailed from Australia in 1914 to their unknown fate in Gallipoli. more
A Mighty Long Way - Western Australia
Australian Song
Australian focus
Western Australia may be a long way from anywhere else - but it’s well worth the trip! A fun look at WA and all its wonders. more
All Swans Are White - Song
Australian Song
Australian focus
The voyage of Dutch explorer Vlamingh to Australia in 1696 and the discovery of the 'impossible bird', the black swan. more
A fun song about sport.
Australian Song
Australian focus
A pizza with no cheese!? That's what life would be like without sport. A fun, rockin' song about just how great sport is to play. more
Have A Go
Australian Song
Australian focus
A fun story about friends who love sport and just 'having a go'. more
Lifeline
Australian Song
Australian focus
A tribute to the 'genius' engineer C.Y. O'Connor who helped opened up the goldfields of Western Australia in 1896. more
Tab 4
ALL SONGS    Category    Category    Category    
environment, peace,
Earth - Your In Our Hands
A dialogue between the Earth and the world's children.
A good introduction to 2-part singing and environmental awareness.more…
Also available as a Songbook and CD.
action songs, language, fun
Body Language - winking face
This action song shows how we use our bodies to communicate with each other. Includes optional ukulele and tuned percussion. more…
school, graduation, children, human rights, heroes, education
The River
The River new!
“All I need is a helping hand and a chance to learn.” For the Children of the Ganges School, India and children everywhere. more…
books, authors, education
Feed Your Imagination - A song about books
A fun, slightly quirky song about how stories feed our imaginations until they grow and grow and… A song about books, reading and writers. For Book Week. more…
anti-bullying, friendship, respect, community, school, rap
Respect - a song fro children to sing
Respect new!
Respect and tolerance build a bridge between us no matter how different we are. A modern hip-hop/ soul song with rap. more…
community, school, friendship, peace, rounds
community - a song for school
Community new!
‘U and ‘I’ are in community. A 3-part round - great for the whole school to sing - or in class each morning. more…
graduation, friendship, feelings, school
On Our Way - a song to celebrate graduation and end of year.
The future starts right now! Celebrate change and new beginnings like graduation and end-of-year. more…
friendship, cultural diversity, Harmony Day, peace, culture, community, respect, rap
Children holding hands
An uplifting song celebrating our differences. In a hip hop style with a rap section and a catchy chorus with handclaps. more...
Anzac Day, Remembrance Day, Veterans Day
Wartime Medley Song
Keep The Home Fires Burning and Pack Up Your Troubles In Your Old Kit Bag are combined to tell the moving story of loved ones being separated by war. more…
feelings, friendship
Feelings - a song for children to sing
Explore feelings and emotions. Like clouds, feelings come and go, some just bring the rain, others help make rainbows. more…
Christmas, peace
Every Voice That Sings - A Christmas song
A joyful 2-part song for Christmas. For ages 7 to adult. more…
peace, children, human rights, respect
To Be Free - a song about the rights of the child
A song to recognise and celebrate the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child. more…
Christmas, fun,
Give A Little Sunshine - a fun Christmas song for children to sing
Whether you celebrate the Festive Season in winter or summer - it’s always a good time to ‘brighten someone’s day.’ An easy, fun song in unison or 2 parts. more
friendship, anti-bullying, feelings, peace, respect
The Seed - a song about sowing kindness.
What you plant is what you grow. So…sow the seed of kindness and friendship. more...
animals, environment, fun
A song for all living things
There’s a party - and all living things are invited! From the ants to the elephants, the plants to the pelicans…come and celebrate LIFE. Humans welcome too! more…
music history, culture, cultural diversity, language, instruments,
A Musical Journey - a song about world music.
Discover music from around the world. Imitate an Australian didgeridoo, Indian tabla, Brazilian cuica, Irish tin whistle and more - also African body percussion and chanting. Children can accompany the voices with various percussion instruments. more…
friendship, feelings, Harmony Day, peace, anti-bullying, kindness
A song about kindness.
How to live a good life? The answer lies in these two small words. Be kind. more…
music history, dance, culture, rap
Dance Crazy! - Dance Steps
Dance Crazy! (5 songs & a rap)
Tells the story of popular dance & music styles from The Charleston to breakdance - from jazz to hip hop. more…
friendship, feelings
Talk It Out - a song about sharing emotions.
Share your problems and worries and together we can 'lift that weight'. more...
friendship, feelings, peace, school
Welcome Song - a song to welcome others..
Welcome new students, friends, family and others to your school with this fun song. An ideal concert or assembly opener. more...
friendship, graduation, school
Gonna Shine Our Light song
Celebrate school graduation in song! A rousing, yet reflective song for junior and senior graduations. .…more
space, environment
Ride Of Our Lives Through Space
Seven billion passengers ride through space on our awesome planet! Looking up at the wonders of the sky. For 2-parts. ...more
anti-bullying, friendship, cultural diversity, peace, Harmony Day
Circles - hands in a circle
The circle is a place where everyone belongs and is accepted. A fun song with a powerful message. ...more
environment, rounds, space, environment
Round and Round - round for children
TWO 3-part rounds about things that go round - seasons and planets.
A great way to remember the names of the planets, the order of the seasons and learn round singing. more
animals, environment,
Nocturnal Animals Song
Two fun songs for younger children about animals. 'Night Song' and 'Where Is Home?' Learn about nocturnal animals and the importance of a safe habitat. ...more
heroes, anti-bullying, respect, rap
Heroes - Songs
Heroes (3 songs)
Explores ideas about heroes. From 'ordinary people doing extraordinary things' to Gandhi, Martin Luther King & Aung San Suu Kyi. more
water, language, environment
Rainbows and Canyons - The Water Song
The Water Song - the amazing power, beauty and importance of water. Learn to say 'water' in 13 languages! more
Harmony Day, friendship, cultural diversity, feelings
Harmony Day song
A song that asks us to put ourselves in the shoes of others. What would it feel like? more
Harmony Day, cultural diversity, culture
Towards The Rising Sun - song
The story of a young refugee and her family's search for a better life.
Use to celebrate Harmony Day and Cultural Diversity Day. more
Harmony Day, friendship,
Tell Me Your Story
Strangers become friends by sharing their stories. Encourages acceptance and understanding of others. Ideal for Harmony Day.more
fun, environment,
The Polliwog Song - Tadpole
There's a strange creature down at the waterhole. What is a polliwog? And why does it keep changing?
A fun song for the younger children.more
culture, language, Harmony Day, education
Language Is The Key - Song
Celebrates the importance of language in maintaining culture and identity.more
feelings,
What Im Feeling
2 versions included: simple 2-part and unison
Helps children think about their feelings. Try writing your own verses! more
music history,
A Boy Called Wolfie
A contemporary mini-opera about the young Mozart. Told by his father Leopold and sister, Nannerl. more
language,
The Apostrophe Song
By COOL RULES…for schools
Yes, learning about apostrophes can be fun. Includes worksheets and an apostrophe usage guide.more
Christmas, peace, culture, cultural diversity, family, friendship
A song to celebrate Hanukkah, Diwali, Eid al-Fitr, New Year.
Festive Season
An all-inclusive celebration of family, friends and the festivities. Use at Christmas, Hanukkah, Diwali, Eid al-Fitr, New Year etc. more
Christmas, fun,
Christmas Is Coming - a fun song for children to sing
Feel the excitement as Christmas approaches. The lights, the carols, the smell of baking and people saying ‘Merry Christmas’. more
Christmas, peace,
Christmas Wish - a song for children to sing
A Christmas song for all ages - in 2 parts or unison. A wish for all children to live with joy and light. more
Christmas, peace,
The Gift - Song
Christmas
The birth of a child - a sign of hope. A Christmas song for all ages. more
Christmas,
Language Is The Key - Song
Christmas
A bright Christmas song for younger children. How did that little baby make that star shine so brightly? more
Australia, Anzac Day
The Green Hills Of Albany
A tribute to the Anzacs who sailed from Australia in 1914 to their unknown fate in Gallipoli. more
Australia,
A Mighty Long Way - Western Australia
Australian Song
Australian focus
Western Australia may be a long way from anywhere else - but it’s well worth the trip! A fun look at WA and all its wonders. more
Australia,
All Swans Are White - Song
Australian Song
Australian focus
The voyage of Dutch explorer Vlamingh to Australia in 1696 and the discovery of the 'impossible bird', the black swan. more
sport, Australia, fun
A fun song about sport.
Australian Song
Australian focus
A pizza with no cheese!? That's what life would be like without sport. A fun, rockin' song about just how great sport is to play. more
sport, Australia, fun
Have A Go
Australian Song
Australian focus
A fun story about friends who love sport and just 'having a go'. more
Australia,
Lifeline
Australian Song
Australian focus
A tribute to the 'genius' engineer C.Y. O'Connor who helped opened up the goldfields of Western Australia in 1896. more
Tab 5
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Respect - a song for children to sing
An action song that speaks louder than words! more…
The River - a song for all children
For the Children of the Ganges School, India. A song for all children about hope for the future. more…
feed-your-imagination-song
Stories feed our imaginations with adventures and new worlds where anything is possible. Watch your imagination grow!more…
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