Top 35 Disney Songs For Kids To Entertain Themselves

Top 35 Disney Songs For Kids To Entertain Themselves

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Who doesn’t enjoy watching Disney movies? If your child is fascinated by this magical world and keeps craving for more, then get ready to dance to some of the best Disney songs.

These songs are not just fun, but also teach important values such as empathy, generosity, patience, and forgiveness.

As exciting as it sounds, it’s equally challenging to select one from the huge collection of iconic Disney songs for kids. Agree? Here is a specially curated list to help you out! Scroll further to add these top chartbusters to your child’s playlist.

35 Disney Songs For Kids

1. The Circle of Life, The Lion King

The Circle of Life, set to Zulu chants, is a touching song about nature’s mysterious ways and opens the Disney animation movie The Lion King. Performed and composed by Elton John, with lyrics by Tim Rice, The Circle Of Life roars as the various animals on the savanna gather to witness the birth of the Lion Prince Simba, the future Lion King.

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2. Whole New World, Aladdin

In this Oscar-winning song by Alan Menken and Tim Rice, Princess Jasmine escapes the confines of the palace to see the world with Aladdin. They sing the lyrical ballad as they sail across the globe on a flying carpet. This show-stopping song will transport your kids to a magical land.

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3. Bare Necessities, Jungle Book

The song Bare Necessities from the 1967 Walt Disney masterpiece The Jungle Book, an adaption of Rudyard Kipling’s book of the same name, is quite fascinating. As the two buddies romp through the Indian jungles, Baloo the Bear sings to the man-cub Mowgli about opting for easy ways in life and seeking creature comforts.

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4. You’ll Be in My Heart, Tarzan

As an infant, Tarzan’s adoptive gorilla mother, Kala, sings this sweet song to Tarzan about how love is an unbreakable bond. This Oscar-winning song sung by Phil Collins, soothes Tarzan’s fears and insecurities with love and reassurance. You’ll Be in My Heart is the message a mother would love singing to her child!

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5. Beauty and the Beast, Beauty and the Beast

This is a captivating title tune from the 1991 animated movie Beauty and the Beast. While the Beast and Belle dance in the castle ballroom, the teapot Mrs. Potts sings this charming tune. The song is about how timid hearts are connected in love.

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6. Under The Sea, The Little Mermaid

In the 1989 Disney film, The Little Mermaid, Sebastian, the crab, uses emotional appeals in the rhythmic song to keep Princess Ariel under the sea. The song celebrates the joys of living among sea creatures and the beauty of underwater gardens. Your children will be transported into the world of the sea and may wish to jam with the entire crew of marine musicians beneath the ocean.

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7. Hakuna Matata, The Lion King

Hakuna Matata – what a wonderful phrase! Forget your worries and sing along with Timon, Pumbaa, and Simba. It is the perfect song to lull your little one to sleep. Anyone who has watched this photorealistic remake of the classic Disney cartoon film will recall the meerkat Timon and the warthog Pumbaa singing Hakuna Matata (no worries in Swahili) with gusto).

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8. Boom Shakalaka, Muppet Treasure Island

On Halloween, the young kangaroo Roo and his elephant companion Lumpy perform a song about their combined courage as they set out to capture the terrifying Goblin. This is a joyful, upbeat number that has memorable lyrics and perhaps one of the most popular songs from the film.

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9. Love Is An Open Door, Frozen

Love Is An Open Door, sung by Anna and Hans in Disney’s 2013 animated feature film Frozen, is an extraordinarily beautiful romantic duet. In this wonderful song, Anna and Hans express their emotions. Hans offers to be with Anna when she confesses her loneliness.

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10. Life Is a Highway, Cars

Life Is a Highway appears to be a traditional road song on the surface. It does, however, evoke a Zen-like sense. It’s a celebration of life, telling us to do everything we can while we can.

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11. Can You Feel The Love Tonight, The Lion King

Elton John and Tim Rice wrote ‘Can You Feel the Love Tonight,’ which received an Academy Award for best original song. Timon and Pumbaa anticipate that Nala and Simba’s long-standing childhood friendship will bloom into deep romance during a journey through the jungle.

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12. Let It Go, Frozen

When it comes to irresistible ballads, Elsa has a knack for capturing the hearts of children. Elsa’s struggles with icy-cold talents and her attempts to keep them hidden are detailed in this dynamic, powerful track until she realizes it’s time to let go. This wonderful musical from Disney won an Academy Award for Best Song.

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13. When You Wish Upon a Star, Pinocchio

When You Wish Upon a Star has become the Walt Disney Company’s anthem song. This song is one of the all-time greats, encapsulating everything Disney stands for: wonders, magic, and infinity. The calming melody of this song from Disney’s classic animated musical fantasy Pinocchio, will appeal to children, and parents can sing it as a lullaby to their children.

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14. The Call, The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian

The Call is an unforgettable surreal melody that will fascinate your child. After the Lion Aslan informs the Pevensie siblings that they are mature and that this would be their last visit to the charming land of Narnia, they disappear from the shade of the trees.

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15. Reflection, Mulan

The song is played when Mulan returns home after a failed attempt to impress her matchmaker. Many of us may relate to this song growing up. So be yourself and encourage your children to always follow what their heart says!

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16. Let’s Go Fly a Kite, Mary Poppins

Let’s Go Fly a Kite is a joyful waltzing song. So, bring your karaoke crew together, crank up the volume, and sing along with your children or just sit down in a cozy corner of your home and listen to the wonderful song “Let’s go fly a kite” from the Walt Disney film “Mary Poppins.”

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17. Part of Your World, The Little Mermaid

Part of Your World is one of the most romantic Disney songs ever written. This Disney song, written by Howard Ashman and composed by Alan Menken for The Little Mermaid, depicts the emotion of continually chasing what we can’t have.

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18. He Mele No Lilo, Lilo & Stitch

You may start tapping your feet when you hear this song. Introduce your little one to this fun song and see how you are transported to Lilo’s Hawaiian world.

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19. Feed The Birds, Mary Poppins

In a gentle plea for compassion and love, Mary Poppins asks the children to give two pennies to the little old Bird Woman who sells bread crumbs at St. Paul’s Cathedral.

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20. Colors of the Wind, Pocahontas

This is an uplifting song about nature and racial tolerance. A Native American girl, Pocahontas, shows Captain John Smith the wonders of the New World’s terrain, urging it to be preserved.

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21. Bibbidi Bobbidi Boo, Cinderella

The Fairy Godmother turns Cinderella’s world topsy-turvy with a flick of her wrist and a sweep of her wand while singing this lovely tongue-twister of a melody. It is a fun number that you may want to try singing with your children.

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22. Into the Unknown, Frozen II

This Disney song is one that both children and adults can relate to. Into the Unknown encourages you to follow your passion and motivates you to take on any obstacle that comes your way.

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23. Hawaiian Roller Coaster Ride, Lilo, and Stitch

This upbeat song is wonderful for parties and beach picnics. The funky groove transports you to another world, one where you want to let your hair down and dance the night away.

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24. The Lava Song, Inside Out

This beautiful song from the movie Inside Out was written by James Ford Murphy. Kuana Torres Kahele and Napua Greig gave voice to the two volcanoes yearning for love. Inspired by the beauty of a few isolated islands and how volcanoes erupt from the sea bed, this soulful rendition is also a delight to watch.

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25. A Dream Is A Wish Your Heart Makes, Cinderella

From the 1950 animated picture Cinderella, this lullaby is one of many people’s favorites among Disney’s gorgeous lullabies. It encourages children to keep dreaming and follow their passion.

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26. Heigh-Ho, Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs

Heigh-Ho is a memorable song and remains in the top tier of Disney’s crown jewels. You can hum this sweet song to yourself or sing along with your children and the seven dwarfs.

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27. You’re Welcome, Moana

The song “You’re Welcome” acts as an introduction to the character of Maui for the audience. In the film, Dwayne Johnson performs a full musical number to brag about his contributions to humanity. It’s a pop song that has a catchy and upbeat melody.

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28. Prince Ali, Aladdin

Aladdin’s Prince Ali is a great song to dance to. It’s a lively and energetic song where Aladdin is introduced as the new prince.

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29. You’ve Got a Friend in Me, Toy Story

This song is all about companionship. It shows how friendships are a roller-coaster sometimes. The song is about reassurance and reinforces the importance of being there for someone.

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30. Un Poco Loco, Coco

“Un Poco Loco,” which means “a little bit crazy,” is a sweet and catchy love ballad. This is a charming song and has a traditional love theme. It evokes memories and emotions associated with family, tradition, and belonging.

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31. I See the Light, Tangled

Groove to this music from the Disney’s animated film Tangled! I See the Light is a sweet duet sung by Rapunzel and Flynn and has a classic romantic feel to it.

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32. Remember me, Coco

Remember Me is a gem from Disney’s Coco. When you’re out with your family, this is a nice song to hum; it could help you create some excellent memories.

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33. A Guy Like You, The Hunchback of Notre Dame

A Guy Like You from The Hunchback of Notre Dame progresses through three phases with distinct beats, making it cheerful and lively. The main character, Quasi, is desperate to find love. Through this song, he shows his eternal love for Esmeralda.

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34. Gaston, Beauty and The Beast

Gaston is quite a popular song. After Belle declines Gaston’s proposal, his friends sing this song to cheer him up. This is a happy, upbeat song that friends might sing to brighten up someone who is sad.

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35. Once Upon a Dream, Sleeping Beauty

In this iconic song from the 1959 classic movie Sleeping Beauty, beautiful Princess Aurora goes for a walk in the woods and encounters handsome Prince Phillip, and they both break out in a song that sets the tone for the rest of the film.

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Disney’s music has stood the test of time. There’s a song for everyone, from slow, soothing hits to lively music that is sure to get the whole family dancing. Listen to these Disney songs and get grooving.

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Harshita Makvana

Harshita is a graduate in commerce and holds a PG Diploma in Patent and Copyrights Law from NALSAR University. She has also pursued CA and has more than three years of internship experience in auditing. Her love for travelling has taken her to various parts of the world, and writing the travelogues was what brought out her love for content writing.... more