Information About Animal Alphabet
Whether it is an antelope, ant, aardvark or armadillo, bat, bear or buffalo, the "Animal Alphabet" is a fun way for children to learn and recite the alphabet. There are different versions of the song, and you can always replace or build upon the original lyrics.
While several sources deem the writers of this song as unknown, others credit it to Mary Rice Hopkins and Chuck Ingolia.
Musician/storyteller, David Polansky has his own versions of animal alphabet songs which have been performed on National Public Radio. Polansky is well-known for his travels around the country, performing concerts for children and adults alike.
Wikijunior, a Wikipedia for children, shares 'Animal Alphabet' as an e-book, with bright vibrant photos for its online viewers. It also has a printable version.
Using this song as a learning tool for children is certainly fun and it gets results. There is nothing more appealing to most children than animals. Children can learn about different types of critters while also learning their abc's.