The ukulele is a perfect instrument for kids to learn. Its small size means that kid’s hands and fingers can easily get to grips with the four strings. And, let’s face it, the ukulele is much quieter and easier on the ears than a drum set or violin.
If you’re looking to learn some songs for your kids and want your little ones to learn some fun ukulele songs, you’re in the right place. We have gathered some of the best children’s songs, lullabies, and nursery rhymes that are easy to play and sound great!
Twinkle Twinkle Little Star
We had to start with this classic children’s song. As one of the best and most beloved nursery rhymes in the world, the chords in the song are C-F-G-G7. Don’t be surprised if the little ones start to sing along with this at the same time.
Another very famous nursery rhyme, Humpty Dumpty is one for the whole family to sing along with. The chords in this are C-G7-F.
Old MacDonald Had a Farm
“E I E I O.” Kids all over the world know this tune and there is no doubt they would have so much fun playing it on the ukulele. The chords in this famous nursery rhyme are C-F-G.
Baa Baa Black Sheep
Short and sweet, this nursery rhyme has the same melody as Twinkle Twinkle Little Star and is very easy to sing along to. You can even sing the “ABC song” along to the tune. With the chords G-C-D being used, this will put your kids in good stead for learning other songs.
Row Row Row Your Boat
As soon as you show this song to your little ones, they will be raring to play and merrily sing along. The chords in this are C-F-G.
There are so many other songs that kids can play such as Three Blind Mice, Hot Cross Buns, Mary Had a Little Lamb, Wheels on the Bus, and many more. Have fun!