These are the most popular French songs for kids of all ages, from nursery rhymes to preschool songs. These are the songs French kids listened to at preschool or home as a baby.
As a French mum, I love to listen to French songs with kids. Listening to music is a great way to teach a language to kids, and there are so many fun French songs to learn about animals, colors, or counting that even non-French speakers love to listen to.
The full playlist on our YouTube channel is below:
Below I listed my top songs in French per age.
These are my favorite French songs to soothe kids at bedtime and fall asleep.
Preschool French songs
Some fun, dynamic songs to dance, sing and move
La mere michele qui a perdu son chat
Ainsi font font font les petites marionettes
Pomme de reinette et pomme d’api
Je te tiens par la barbichette
Les petits poissons dans l’eau
Songs to learn
These are basic songs to learn French and sign perfect for preschoolers.
Chanson des couleurs – to learn the colors
L’alphabet – to learn the ABC
Chanson des chiffres – to learn the numbers
Chanson des formes – to learn shapes
Tete main pied chanson – head finger knees and toes
Pomme peche poire abricot – to learn about fruits
Christmas French Songs
Vive le vent vive le vent d’hiver (jingle bells in French)
Il est ne le divine enfant (religious song)
Douce nuit (religious song)
Joyeux Anniversaire – how to sing happy birthday in French.
La chanson de Paques – the Easter song
I hope you enjoy this list of fun interactive French songs for your kids. Any questions, comment below to connect with me.