12 Popular Easter Songs for Kids

12 Popular Easter Songs for Kids

The bunny mascots, oodles of chocolate treats, Easter egg hunting are some of the many Easter attractions that can get kids excited about the festival of resurrection! Yet, music lends an ethereal feel to the festivities and if you are looking for some popular Easter music options for your kids, well, you are at the right place! Read on to learn some popular Easter songs for children!

Beautiful Kid-friendly Easter Songs That Celebrate the Resurrection of Jesus

Add more fun and frolic to the Easter festivities by singing some of these Easter songs for kids:

1. Here Comes Peter Cottontail

This is can be one of the ideal Easter songs for Sunday school or you can sing this song with your kids at home to notch up the festive spirit!

Here comes Peter Cottontail

Hoppin’ down the bunny trail,

Hippity hoppity,

Easter’s on its way

Bringin’ ev’ry girl and boy

A basketful of Easter joy

Things to make your Easter

Bright and gay

He’s got jelly beans for Tommy

Colored eggs for sister Sue

There’s an orchid for your mommy

And an Easter bonnet too. Oh!

Here’ comes Peter Cottontail

Hoppin’ down the bunny trail

Hippity hoppity

Happy Easter Day

Look at him hop and listen to him say,

“Try to do the things you should”

Maybe if you’re extra good

He’ll roll lots of Easter eggs your way

You’ll wake up on Easter morning

And you’ll know that he was there

When you find those choc’late bunnies That he’s hiding ev’rywhere, Oh!

Here’ comes Peter Cottontail

Hoppin’ down the bunny trail

Hippity hoppity

Happy Easter Day.

2. The Bunny Hokey Pokey

One of the most famous Easter songs for kids, this fun and exciting number is great to get the kid’s into the festive groove!

You put your bunny ears in

You put your bunny ears out.

You put your bunny ears in.

And you shake them all about.

You do the Bunny Pokey

And hop yourself around,

That’s what it’s all about!

3. Easter Parade

This is one of the best Easter songs for kids church that your kids can learn!

In your Easter bonnet, with all the frills upon it,

You’ll be the grandest lady in the Easter Parade.

I’ll be all in clover and when they look you over,

I’ll be the proudest fellow in the Easter Parade.

On the avenue, Fifth Avenue, the photographers will snap us,

And you’ll find that you’re in the rotogravure.

Oh, I could write a sonnet about your Easter bonnet,

And of the girl, I’m taking to the Easter Parade.

4. Little Bunny Foo Foo

Enjoy singing this adorable song with your kids!

Little bunny Foo Foo

Hopping through the forest

Scooping up the field mice

And boppin’ ’em on the head!

Down came the good fairy

And the good fairy said:

“Little bunny Foo Foo, I don’t wanna see you

Scooping up the field mice and boppin’ ’em on the head!

I’m gonna give you three chances,

Then I’m gonna turn you into a goon!”

(repeat all of the above….)

I’ll give you two more chances….

I’ll give you one more chance….

I gave you three chances

Now I’m turning you into a goon. Pooh!!!

“What’s Hare Today, is goon Tomorrow!!”

5. 5 Little Easter Eggs

This is amongst one of the most exciting and thrilling Easter songs for preschoolers and kids!

Five little Easter eggs, lovely colors wore

Mother ate the blue one, then there were four

Four little Easter eggs, two and two you see

Daddy ate the red one, then there were three

Three little Easter eggs, before I knew

Sister ate the yellow one, then there were two

Two little Easter egg, Oh what fun

Brother ate the purple one, then there was one

One little Easter egg, see me run

I ate the last one, and then there were none!

6. I Want Candy

A sweet and melody-filled song and also one of the best Easter songs for children’s choir!

I know a guy who’s tough but sweet

He’s so fine, he can’t be beat

He’s got everything that I desire

Sets the summer sun on fire

I want candy, I want candy

Go to see him when the sun goes down

Ain’t no finer boy in town

You’re my guy, just what the doctor ordered

So sweet, you make my mouth water

I want candy, I want candy

Candy on the beach, there’s nothing better

But I like candy when it’s wrapped in a sweater

Some day soon I’ll make you mine,

Then I’ll have candy all the time

I want candy, I want candy

I want candy, I want candy

7. Mister Rabbit

This is a famous Easter bunny song that kids would love to sing!

Mister rabbit mister rabbit

your coat is mighty grey

yes, my friend, I like it that way

every little soul must shine

every little soul must shine

Mister rabbit mister rabbit

your tails mighty white

better to see me in the cool black night

every little soul must shine

every little soul must shine

Mister rabbit mister rabbit

Your ears are mighty fluffy

Yes, my friend, I’m a tough little bunny

every little soul must shine

every little soul must shine

Mister rabbit mister rabbit

your hoppin legs are long

yes my friend now sing your song

every little soul must shine

every little soul must shine

every little soul must shine

every little soul must shine

8. Do You Hear The Bells?

One of the most soothing and melodious Easter numbers that you can teach your kids!

I can hear the bells out my window

I can hear the way that they sing

And every time they chime

I can tell the time

I just count how many times they ring

When it’s 1 o’clock

I hear one bell

(dong)

When it’s 2 o’clock

I hear two bells

(ding dong)

When it’s 3 o’clock

I hear 3 bells

(beat) (ding dong ding)

When it’s 4 o’clock

I hear 4 bells

(ding dong ding dong)

Do you hear the bells?

I hear them ringing

Do you hear the bells?

I hear them singing

When it’s 5 o’clock

I hear five bells

(ding dong ding dong ding)

When it’s 6 o’clock

I hear six bells

(ding dong ding dong ding dong)

When it’s 7 o’clock

I hear 7 bells

(ding dong ding dong ding dong ding)

When it’s 8 o’clock

I hear 8 bells

(ding dong ding dong ding dong ding dong)

I can hear the bells out my window

I can hear the way that they sing

And every time they chime

I can tell the time

I just count how many times they ring

When it’s 9 o’clock

I hear nine bells

(ding dong ding ding dong ding ding dong ding)

When it’s 10 o’clock

I hear ten bells

(ding dong ding ding dong ding ding dong ding dong)

At 11 o’clock

I hear 11 bells

(ding dong ding ding dong ding ding dong ding ding dong)

When it’s 12 o’clock

Is it midnight or noon?

I’ll let you know soon

After I count twelve bells!

(ding dong ding ding dong ding ding dong ding ding dong ding)

Do you hear the bells?

I hear them ringing

Do you hear the bells?

I hear them singing

Do you hear the bells?

Yes I hear the bells

(ding dong ding dong ding dong ding dong!)

9. Ten Fluffy Chickens!

Hum, sing, and dance of this foot-tapping song!

Five eggs and five eggs that makes ten

Sitting on top is Mother Hen
Cackle, cackle, cackle
What do I see?
Ten fluffy chickens
As yellow as can be!

10. Hot Cross Buns

This is an interesting Easter song for the younger lot!

Hot cross buns!

Hot cross buns!

One ha’ penny, two ha’ penny,

Hot cross buns!

If you have no daughters,

Give them to your sons

One ha’ penny,

Two ha’ penny,

Hot Cross Buns!

11. Robbie The Rabbit

This is a popular move-along Christian Easter song for kids!

Robbie the rabbit is fat, fat, fat

His soft little paws go pat, pat, pat

His soft little ears go flop, flop, flop

And when Robbie runs he goes hop, hop, hop!

12. John The Rabbit

Get ready to rock and roll with your kids on this famous number!

Oh John the rabbit, yes ma’am

Got a mighty habit yes ma’am

Jumping in my garden

Cutting down my cabbage

My sweet potatoes

My fresh tomatoes

And If I live

To see next fall

I ain’t gonna have

No trouble at all

Oh John the rabbit

Got a mighty habit

Jumping up in the morning

Putting on his clothes

His socks and shoes

His shirt and pants

And if he’s ready

At half-past eight

He can go to school

And he won’t be late

Oh John the rabbit, yes ma’am

Got a mighty habit yes ma’am

Jumping in my garden

Cutting down my lettuce

And all my carrots

My squash and peppers

And If I live

To see next spring

I ain’t gonna have

A cotton pickin thing

And if I live

To see next fall

I ain’t gonna have

No cotton at all

Make your Easter celebrations more special and musical this year with these melodious songs that you can sing with your kids! Happy Easter!

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