Teach Your Kids Your Phone Number with Music

Use Kids' Favorite Songs to Teach Them Your Digits

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Learning a parent or caregiver's phone number is an important part of learning about personal safety. You may teach your child to be wary of strangers and never to get into a car with anyone, but having them learn a string of ten digits is less of a casual lesson. You need a plan. Preschoolers and kindergartners may find it easier to use songs to learn your phone number. Here are some ideas to set your phone number to the tune of common nursery songs.

I used the example of "555-1212" to stand in for the phone number. Your phone number should fit just as well.

What Is My Phone Number?
Tune: "Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star"

What's my phone number? I'll sing it for you:
555-1212
555-1212
555-1212
What's my phone number? I'll sing it for you:
555-1212

I Know My Phone Number
Tune: "Row, Row, Row Your Boat"

I know my phone number
I know it, yes, I do.
555-1212
I'll sing it again to you
Five, Five, Fi-ive, One, Two-o, O-one, Two
555-1212
I know it, yes, I do.

What's My Phone Number?
Tune: "Frère Jacques" (or "Where is Thumbkin?")

What's my phone number?
What's my phone number?
555-1212
555-1212
555-1212
Ring, ring, ring.
Ring, ring, ring.

I'm Happy I Know My Phone Number
Tune: "If You're Happy and You Know It"

I'm happy I know my phone number, here it is.
I'm happy I know my phone number, here it is.
I'm happy I know my number
555-1212
I'm happy I know my number
555-1212