Super Simple Songs

TV review by
Emily Ashby, Common Sense Media
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Parents recommend
Lively music videos incorporate preschool learning concepts.

Parents say

age 2+
Based on 5 reviews

Kids say

age 6+
Based on 4 reviews

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A lot or a little?

The parents' guide to what's in this movie.

Educational Value

Most of the songs incorporate preschool concepts such as number sense, color recognition, and letters.

Positive Messages

The songs and rhymes encourage kids to join in, exposing them to music, rhythm, and the learning content.

Positive Role Models

Animated characters sing classic songs.

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What parents need to know

Parents need to know that Super Simple Songs is a YouTube channel that consists of a collection of short videos set to children's songs and rhymes. Animation and puppetry illustrate the songs in engaging ways, encouraging little ones to sing and recite along with the characters. Many videos incorporate basic prereading skills such as color recognition, counting, and letters. Each one ends with a reminder to subscribe to the channel.

User Reviews

  • Parents say
  • Kids say
Adult Written byTwinMama6282 March 29, 2021

Great for Learning!

Not exactly sure what the negative reviews are all about, but my 2.5 year old twins (boy and girl) have been watching Super Simple Songs since they were 6 month... Continue reading
Adult Written byRF1988 December 21, 2020

High quality, appropriate for kids

Super Simple offers a ton of diverse content and it's all done very well. It's not the most educational out there but it's catchy, fun, and I don... Continue reading
Kid, 8 years old October 15, 2017

Really good!

My 3 year old brother loves it so much! He loves to watch the five little pumpkins song so much, we start to have really funny fights about it. But I still thin... Continue reading
Kid, 8 years old August 3, 2017

Positive messages

I think that it is a really creative way to teach children . I would recommend it to anyone I can.

What's the story?

SUPER SIMPLE SONGS animates classic and original preschool songs and rhymes with cartoons and puppetry. The videos' characters sing, recite, and act out the lyrics, incorporating educational concepts such as letters, numbers, and colors. The songs are available in audio format as well.

Is it any good?

This channel is the equivalent of a two-dimensional kids' album, offering visual stimulation along with audio. Many of the rhymes and songs will be familiar to kids, but others are new, adding some potential new favorites to the rotation. Similarly the variation in animation and characters keeps the content from getting stale, and the bounty of learning skills ensures the time isn't poorly spent.

Super Simple Songs makes it easy to control little kids' screen time as well. Most standalone videos run only a few minutes in length, and some group multiple videos together for longer sessions.

Talk to your kids about ...

  • Families can talk about music. Do your kids like to sing? Do you ever sing together? How does listening to music make you feel?

  • What are your family's rules about screen time? How do you monitor them? What are some of your kids' screen-free activities?

  • Parents can use this series to build on the concepts introduced in the songs. Find things to count in the house, or identify letters on signs. Play the color game, or sing the songs and rhymes you hear on the show.

TV details

Our editors recommend

For kids who love preschool fun

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