82 Elementary and Preschool Graduation Songs

Graduation Songs for Kids 

A collection of graduation songs for kids in school. These song ideas are great for kid in preschool, kindergarten, and high school graduation. Picking a good graduation song really helps set the atmosphere for the exciting day.

♥ Play these graduation songs during a slideshow
During any transitions…
♥ While audience is entering and leaving


A collection of graduation song ideas for preschoolers.



Remember to preview each song prior to using it, making sure it’s appropriate. You may decide to use just the acoustic version of the song as well.

  1. Amy Grant– I Will Remember You
  2. The Beatles– With a Little Help from My Friends
  3. The Bee Gees–Don’t Forget to Remember
  4. The Who–My Generation
  5. Bill Medley– (I Had) The Time of my Life
  6. Bob Dylan– The Times They are A-Changin’
  7. Bo Bice– Remember Me
  8. Boys II Men– It’s Hard to Say Goodbye to Yesterday
  9. Charlotte Diamond–Each of Us Is a Flower
  10. Carrie Underwood– Whenever You Remember
  11. Celine Dion–Because You Loved Me
  12. Chris Isaak– Graduation Day
  13. Christina Aguilera– These are Special Times
  14. Cyndi Lauper–True Colors
  15. Corey Smith–I’m Not Gonna Cry
  16. David Cook–Time Of My Life
  17. Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young–Teach your Children
  18. Crosby Stills and Nash– Wasted on the Way
  19. Dido– Here With Me
  20. Elton John–Circle of Life
  21. Eve 6– Here’s to the Night
  22. Everyly Brothers–Dream
  23. Faith Hill– There You’ll Be
  24. Frank Sinatra–High Hopes
  25. Green Day–Time of Your Life
  26. Gwen Stefani–Running
  27. Hoobastank– Remember Me
  28. Indigo Girls– Closer to Fine
  29. Irene Cara–Fame
  30. Jack Hartmann–Together
  31. Jim Croce–Time in a Bottle
  32. John Denver–Leaving on a Jet Plane (Also by Peter, Paul and Mary)
  33. John Mayer–Time Is On My Side
  34. Josh Groban– You Raise Me Up
  35. Judy Garland–Somewhere Over The Rainbow (Also Somewhere Over Rainbow/What a Wonderful World by Iz (Israel Kamakawwiw’ole
  36. Kanye West– Graduation Day
  37. Kelly Clarkson–A Moment Like This
  38. Kelly Clarkson– Breakaway
  39. Kool and the Gang–Celebration
  40. Lady Gaga–Just Dance
  41. Lee Ann Womak– I Hope You Dance
  42. Lenny Kravitz– Again
  43. Mariah Carey–Make It Happen
  44. Marvin Gaye–Ain’t No Mountain High Enough
  45. Michael W. Smith–Friends
  46. Miley Cyrus–The Climb
  47. Natasha Bedingfield–Unwritten
  48. Night Ranger– Goodbye
  49. Paula Cole– I Don’t Want to Wait
  50. Phil Collins–On My Way
  51. Phil Collins—You’ll be in my Heart
  52. Porter Wagoner- Graduation Day
  53. R. Kelly– I Believe I Can Fly
  54. Rascal Flatts- My Wish
  55. Rembrandts–I’ll Be There For You
  56. Sarah McLachlan– I Will Remember You
  57. Steve Miller Band– Fly Like an Eagle
  58. Stevie Wonder–A Place In The Sun

A collection of elementary graduation ceremony songs.
There you have it, 82 good graduation songs for kids in preschool through high school. Enjoy this exciting day. As parents and teachers, it’s always a memorable day to see children transition from one stage to the next. Perhaps they are moving on to elementary from preschool or college from High School, what an exciting and emotional day. Playing the right music at the graduation ceremony is sure to bring back all the memories up until this point. Now that you have found the song for the big day, perhaps you could use some graduation snack ideas.

A collection of graduation songs for kids. These songs are great for preschool and high school alike. These are great graduation songs to put in your graduation slideshow too!

A collection of graduation songs to play at your preschool or elementary graduation ceremony.


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