20 Best Children-themed Songs for Your Wedding Playlist

Updated November 22, 2023 | Author: Matthew Campbell

Best Children Songs in Title

Check out my list of top Children-themed songs – songs with the word children in the song title. These are great ideas for a wedding playlist to celebrate children!

  1. “Children” by Robert Miles (Dance – 1996)
  2. “Teach Your Children” by Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young (Rock – 1969)
  3. “Children of Sanchez” by Chuck Mangione, Don Potter (Jazz – 1978)
  4. “O Children” by Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds (Rock – 2004)
  5. “Children Go Where I Send Thee” by Kenny Rogers, Home Free (Holiday – 2015)
  6. “Children” by Caio Ghisi (Pop – 2022)
  7. “Children Of The Sun” by Billy Thorpe (Rock – 1979)
  8. “Come Little Children” by Erutan (Vocal – 2013)
  9. “Children Of The Night” by The Stylistics (R&B – 1972)
  10. “Where Do The Children Play” by Cat Stevens/Yusef (Singer-Songwriter – 1970)
  11. “No Children” by The Mountain Goats (Alternative – 2002)
  12. “Children” by Justin Bieber (Pop – 2015)
  13. “Children’s Story” by Slick Rick (Hip Hop – 1988)
  14. “Children Of The Machine” by CG5, Dagames (Pop – 2023)
  15. “C’mon Children” by Earth, Wind & Fire (R&B – 1971)


Only Children – Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit
Released in 2020 on the album Reunions

Lyrics To Inspire You:

Maybe these words will hold the beast back
And will you read me what you wrote
The one I said you stole from Dylan
Over-encouraged, only children

Children, Go Where I Send Thee – Kenny Rogers feat. Home Free
Released in 2015 on the album Once Again It’s Christmas

Lyrics To Inspire You:

Born of the virgin Mary
Born, born, born in Bethlehem
Children, go where I send thee
How shall I send thee?

Walk Together Children – The Isaacs
Released in 2013 on the album The Living Year

Lyrics To Inspire You:

Walk together children (walk together and don’t)
Don’ you get weary

Come Little Children – Erutan
Released in 2013 on the album Come Little Children

Lyrics To Inspire You:

Come little children
I’ll take thee away
Into a land of enchantment

Children Of The Korn – Korn featuring Ice Cube
Released in 2013 on the album Follow the Leader

Lyrics To Inspire You:

So save me
I, I
And the children are born
You feel it through me
I, I
You’re the children of the Korn


Edge Of The World (A Children’s Song) – Mat Kearney
Released in 2010 on the album The song was released as a single
Genre: Rock

Lyrics To Inspire You:

Painting outside the lines
Maybe we can find the edge of the world

O Children – Nick Cave And The Bad Seeds
Released in 2004 on the album Abattoir Blues / The Lyre of Orpheus

Lyrics To Inspire You:

Oh children
Poor old Jim’s white as a ghost
He’s found the answer that we lost
We’re all weeping now, weeping because
There ain’t nothing we can do to protect you

Children – 4 Clubbers
Released in 2001 on the album No1 POP

Lyrics To Inspire You:

Children, sweet children
Who’ll be watching out for you, who’ll be there
To guide you through

Children – Robert Miles
Released in 1995 on the album Dreamland
Genre: Dance


Children Of The Night – Richard Marx
Released in 1990 on the album Repeat Offender
Genre: Rock

Lyrics To Inspire You:

We won’t go down without a fight
Our voice is strong, our future’s bright
And thanks to what we learned from you
We’ve grown into the children of the night


Children’s Story – Slick Rick
Released in 1989 on the album The Great Adventures of Slick Rick
Genre: Hip Hop

Lyrics To Inspire You:

This ain’t funny so don’t ya dare laugh
Just another case ’bout the wrong path
Straight ‘n narrow or yo’ soul gets cast

When the Children Cry – White Lion
Released in 1988 on the album Pride
Genre: Rock

The song reached number three on the Billboard Hot 100.

Lyrics To Inspire You:

When the children cry let them know we tried
‘Cause when the children sing then the new world begins

Children Of The Damned – Iron Maiden
Released in 1982 on the album The Number of the Beast

Lyrics To Inspire You:

If he had lived, he would have crucified us all
Now he’s standing on his last step
He thought oblivion, well, it beckons us all
Children of the damned

Hell Is For Children – Pat Benatar
Released in 1980 on the album Crimes Of Passion

Lyrics To Inspire You:

Because hell, hell is for children
And you know that their little lives can become such a mess
Hell, hell is for children
And you shouldn’t have to pay for your love

Children of the Sun – Billy Thorpe
Released in 1979 on the album Children of the Sun
Genre: Rock

Lyrics To Inspire You:

The people of the Earth stood waiting
Watching as the ships came one by one
Setting fire to the sky as they landed
Carrying to the world Children Of The Sun


Bless The Beasts And Children – Carpenters
Released in 1972 on the album A Song For You

Lyrics To Inspire You:

Light their way
When the darkness surrounds them
Give them love, let it shine all around them
Bless the beasts and the children

Old Dogs, Children And Watermelon Wine – Tom T. Hall
Released in 1972 on the album The Storyteller

Lyrics To Inspire You:

And friends are hard to find when they discover that you’re down
He said, I tried it all when I was young and in my natural prime
Now it’s old dogs and children and watermelon wine

Children of the Night – The Stylistics
Released in 1972 on the album Round 2
Genre: R&B

Lyrics To Inspire You:

All alone I’ll walk each street until I find
Someone who is just like me
Looking for some company, no, yeah, hea
Children of the night

Children of the Grave – Black Sabbath
Released in 1971 on the album Master of Reality
Genre: Heavy Metal

Lyrics To Inspire You:

So, you children of the world
Listen to what I say
If you want a better place to live in
Spread the word today
Show the world that love is still alive, you must be brave

God’s Children – The Kinks
Released in 1971 on the album Percy
Genre: Rock

Lyrics To Inspire You:

And they got no right to change us
Oh, we gotta go back the way the good lord made
Oh, the good lord made us all
And we are all his children


Teach Your Children – Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young
Released in 1970 on the album Déjà Vu
Genre: Folk Rock

Lyrics To Inspire You:

Teach your children well
Their father’s hell did slowly go by
Feed them on your dreams
The one they pick’s the one you’ll know by

Do you have a favorite song about children? Please share your song below in the comments.

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I have always had a love for music and the way it makes you feel. My passion grew for wedding celebrations with years as a wedding DJ. Now, as a wedding music planner, I research popular and unique wedding songs to create personalized playlists for couples and help wedding pros curate crowd-cheering music. Let’s get the party started! – Read More About Me

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