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Counting to 20 Song

Numberock's Counting 1-20 Song is a catchy way to learn how to count for kids of all ages, whether in Preschool, Kindergarten, or 1st Grade. Learn to count to 20 with dancing animals that play musical instruments, wear fedoras, eat ice cream, and even sport some cool shades.

This ear-wormy numbers song will have your students singing along, and also will remind them of how to count to 20 long after the lesson is over.

Grades Targeted | Pre-K, Kindergarten, & 1st Grade

Counting from 1-20 Lyrics

Verse One:
Lindsey: Don’t you think this is a little funny?
Ben: What do you mean?
Lindsey: Ben… We are surrounded by bunnies playing musical
Ben: Ooh… And they’re wearing ... hats? How many do you think
there are?
Lindsey: How ‘bout we count them!
Ben: uh, ok!

1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20

Verse Two:
Lindsey: Ben, look at all the fish … and they’re… whistling?
Ben: Huh... And is that one wearing glasses?
Lindsey: He is! How many do you think there are?
Ben and Lindsey: Let’s count them! Jinx!
Lindsey: Hahaha


Verse Three:
Lindsey: Wow, are those ducks…. doing the chicken dance?
Ben: Huh… Amazing! And is one of them playing the kazoo?
Lindsey: Hahaha.. And look, our friend Suzy is walking by.
Hey Suzy, want to count dancing ducks with us?
Suzy: Oh, I’d love to!


Verse Four:
Lindsey: Hey Jerry!
Jerry: Hey Lindsey! So... I just saw 20 crocodiles eating ice cream!
Lindsey: What? We’ve seen strange things today too, and we made
a song about it! Want to sing it with us?
Jerry: Sure, I’ll try to sing along!
All: Yea!!!!


Ben and Jerry: Ooo..ooo...oooo We’re counting from 1 to 20.

Learn More

Want to look at some more excellent resources about Counting to 20? Check out this helpful resource of counting and cardinality activities which might give you an idea or two that extends beyond Numberock's song and associated lesson resources.

For those that care about this stuff, the song you just watched aligns to the Kindergarten Grade Common Core learning standards K.CC.3, K.CC.4, & K.CC.5. Check out the full spectrum of Kindergarten Counting & Cardinality learning standards. Because let's be honest, who doesn't love reading math standards in their leisure time?

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