35 Best Dance Songs To Get Your Kids Moving

Music to get you grooving.

Don’t close your eyes ’cause your future’s ready to shine/ It’s just a matter of time before we learn how to fly.
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Whether you’re taking a moment to celebrate or need to jump-start your energy, the right playlist can make all the difference. We’ve put together this fun list of dance music to get kids moving and grooving. We love these songs, but it’s a good idea to listen for yourself first to determine whether they’re appropriate for your classroom. Have fun!

Dance Music for Kids

1. Dynamite by BTS

Day or night, the sky's alight/ So we dance to the break of dawn, lyrics from Dynamite by BTS an example of dance music for kids
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2. Shake It Off by Taylor Swift

3. Magic by TXT

4. Happy by Pharrell Williams

5. Better When I’m Dancin’ by Meghan Trainer

Feel the rhythm getting louder / Show the world what you can do!
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6. Can’t Stop the Feeling by Justin Timberlake

7. What Makes You Beautiful by One Direction

8. I Gotta Feeling by Black Eyed Peas

9. When Can I See You Again? by Owl City

Don’t close your eyes ’cause your future’s ready to shine / It’s just a matter of time before we learn how to fly.
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10. I’m Still Standing by Taron Egerton

11. Macarena by Los Del Rio

12. A-Punk by Vampire Weekend

13. Try Everything by Shakira

I want to try everything/ I want to try even though I could fail, Try Everything by Shakira a list of dance music for kids
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14. Safe and Sound by Capital Cities

15. I Like To Move It by will.i.am

16. Uptown Funk by Mark Ronson & Bruno Mars

17. Cha Cha Slide by DJ Casper

Right foot, let's stomp/ Left foot, let's stomp., Cha Cha Slide is on the list of dance music for kids
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18. My Universe by Coldplay x BTS

19. Blinding Lights by The Weeknd

20. Shivers by Ed Sheeran

21. Rain On Me by Lady Gaga and Ariana Grande

I'd rather be dry, but at least I'm alive/ Rain on me, rain, rain.
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22. Permission to Dance by BTS

23. Flowers by Miley Cyrus

24. Love Like This by Zayn

25. Do It Like That by Jonas Bros feat. TXT

Dance music lyrics
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26. The Feels by TWICE

27. Runaway by OneRepublic

28. Anti-Hero by Taylor Swift

29. As It Was by Harry Styles

30. Barbie World (with Aqua) by Nicki Minaj & Ice Spice

And I'm bad like the Barbie / I'm a doll but I still want to party.
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31. I’m Good (Blue) by David Guetta & Bebe Rexha

32. Miss You by Oliver Tree & Robin Schulz

33. Miracle by Calvin Harris & Ellie Goulding

34. Hold Me Closer by Elton John & Britney Spears

35. Break My Soul by Beyoncé

I'm lookin' for motivation / I'm lookin' for a new foundation, yeah. / And I'm on that new vibration / I'm buildin' my own foundation, yeah.
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Also, check out our lists of the Best End-of-Year Playlist Songs, Clean Rap Songs, and Camp Songs for Kids.

One surefire way to bring more energy into the classroom is a great playlist. Here's some good dance music for kids to get yours started!