Uplifting and Inspirational Songs for Kids

Music can improve our mood and comfort us when times are hard; this is equally true for children. Research has shown that listening to music can reduce anxiety and make us happier. Empowering songs with a positive message can make a big impression on kids, but there are millions of songs to choose from.

Do you remember songs from your childhood? These can live in our memories forever and take us back to a particular place and time. So many people make solid emotional connections with the music they listen to, which can also be used to focus the mind while studying.

Upbeat and up-tempo tunes can motivate us when working out or doing chores. Elementary teachers can use songs to encourage a growth mindset in their students.

Here are our favorite inspirational songs that are suitable for preschool age.

Try Everything – Shakira
The lyrics from the movie Zootopia’s soundtrack talk about trying new things and never giving up.

  1. Get Back Up Again – Anna Kendrick
  2. Don’t Hide Your Magic – Emily Arrow
  3. Count On Me – Bruno Mars
  4. Don’t Stop Believin’ – the cast of Glee
  5. The Climb – Miley Cyrus
  6. Courage to Change – Sia
  7. Brave – Sarah Bareilles
  8. Rise – Andra Day
  9. How Far I’ll Go – Auli’i Cravalho
  10. Here Comes the Sun – The Beatles
  11. This Is Me – Keala Settle and The Greatest Showman Ensemble
  12. Roar – Katy Perry
  13. Unwritten – Natasha Bedingfield
  14. What a Wonderful World – Louis Armstrong
  15. I Will Survive – Gloria Gaynor
  16. Fight Song – Rachel Platten
  17. Stronger – Kelly Clarkson
  18. Good Job – Alicia Keys
  19. Show Yourself – Idina Menzel and Evan Rachel Wood
  20. Shake It Off – Taylor Swift
  21. Everything is Awesome – Tegan and Sara feat. The Lonely Island

I Hope You Dance – Lee Ann Womack

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