CDs & Moore

For decades, Dr. Thomas Moore has been sharing his music and books in a variety of formats and via a number of publishers. Many of his titles are still available for purchase, either new or preowned. Follow the links at the end of each item for purchase opportunities. You may also find some of them for borrowing at your local library. Teacher resource books are listed at the end of this collection. Where available, the Library of Congress listing of the title is under the acronym LOC at the end of the listing.

Celebrate Children

On the album: Me; Eensy Weensy Spider; Mary Had A Little Lamb; Skip To My Lou; Tomorrow; Old Mac Donald; We Need To Become One; Food Song; Hokey Pokey; Stand Up! Sit Down!; I Feel Special!; Crazy Dance. (1980) Buy preowned LP from Discogs.

Come Sing & Dance with Us

A Dance and Sing Along video with Dr. Thomas Moore. Learn the Humpty Dumpty Dance, The Itsy Bitsy Spider Dance and many more!


Corn on the Cob

The book version of the Corn on the Cob song from I Am Special. (English & Spanish versions)


Five Huge Dinosaurs

In this book, five lively dinosaurs wiggle, giggle and patty cake their way into children’s imaginations. (2015) Buy at FrogStreeet Online

Cinco Enormes Dinosaurios

Cinco dinosaurios animados menea, se ríen y tortillitas su camino en la imaginación de los niños.) (2023) Buy at FrogStreet Online.

How Great Thou Art

On the album: How Great Thou Art; My God Is Real; Precious Lord, Take My Hand; Do Lord, Do Remember Me; The Wonder Of It All; In The Sweet By And By; Shall We Gather At The River; Higher Ground; When The Saints Go Marching In; Jesus Loves Even Me; He’s Got The Whole World In His Hands. (1978). Buy preowned LP from Discogs.

Humpty Dumpty Dumpty

Book, 16 pages, with Pamela Schiller (2003). Buy preowned from Amazon. Download song (2:14), part of “I Am Special” album, via Spotify.

I Am Special

This album nurtures the self-esteem of children. Some of the songs included are: Humpty Dumpty, I Like Me, Mr. Bristol Went to the Zoo, Corn on the Cob, Alphabet Boogie and many others. (1986) Buy from Songs for Teaching

I Am Special T-shirt

White, 100% cotton T-shirts, red lettering as on “I Am Special, Just Because I’m Me” LP’s and cassettes.

Moore Memories

Peaceful moments with Thomas at the piano. Songs included in this recording are: Your Are My Sunshine, Memory, Amazing Grace, Summertime and many more.

Music Makes Me Wanna Move

Children’s songs. One cut features Dr. Moore on saxaphone. (2013) Buy at Songs for Teaching.

My Magical World

Songs that emphasize the child’s sense of wonderment and imagination. Combining throw-away items and lively tunes lead to make-believe and magic for the young and old. Songs include: The Paper Towel Tube, The Bean Bag Rag, The Paper Bag Boogie, The Finger Dance, My Special Scarf, My World of Sounds, and many more. (1981) Download at Songs for Teaching LOC

My World of Sounds

The book version of the My World of Sounds song from My Magical World. (English & Spanish versions)

Old Time Religion and Thomas Moore

On the album: Amazing Grace; Old Time Religion; Were You There?; Jacob’s Ladder; His Eye Is On The Sparrow; How Great Thou Art; Old Rugged Cross; It’s Me Oh Lord; Trust And Obey; Will The Circle Be Unbroken; I Saw The Light; Bye And Bye. (1977) Buy preowned LP at Discogs

The Saturday Notebook

A Diary for Children and Adults to Use Together; the Sharing, Caring, Loving, Laughing, and Growing Together Book. With Dr. Norris Frederick and Marie-Louise Hedin. (1983)

Sing a Song of Colors

Linda Brown presents Sing a Song of Colors, a collection of more than 50 songs and poems written for children ages 3-9. Songs included in this recording are: The Tomato, Orange Tiger, Green Toes, Purple Pickle, Three Brown Bears and many more. (1984) Buy download from Song for Teaching.

Sing a Song of Holidays

From the author of Sing a Song of Colors, Linda Brown presents Sing a Song of Holidays, a collection of 60 original holiday songs written for children ages 3-9. Songs included in this recording are: Hippity-Hippity-Hop, The Dream, I Am Thankful, Fireworks, Tiptoe Ho-Ho, and many more. Buy from Songs for Teaching.

Singing, Moving, and Learning

This time, Thomas and the children sing about the Bus Driver, the Doctor, the Opera Singer and Waiter. There is a warm-up chant, which aids you in providing children with a good way to start their day. Then he lets his hair down with a rock’n’roll version of Itsy Bitsy Spider. Reinforce geometric shapes with Moving Hands, and many others. (1991) LOC Buy from Amazon.

Sleepy Time

Recommended by Working Mother magazine. Soothing for use during rest and quiet time. Songs include: Shenandoah, Sleep Baby Sleep, Down In The Valley are just a few of the comforting songs. (1980) LOC Buy from Amazon.

Songs Children Love To Sing

This recording includes many traditional songs we sing with young children. Join Thomas, children and teachers as they sing Skip to My Lou, Comin’ Round The Mountain, I’m a Little Teapot, Muffin Man, Bingo, Where is Thumbkin? and more. Instrumentals of all songs included. (2011) Buy MP3 from Amazon.

Songs for the Whole Day

This album encourages and supports early childhood professionals in using music throughout the day. Songs included are: Good Morning, My Umbrella, I’m Glad I’m Little, Fire Fighter, Rock & Roll Pat-a-Cake, and A Dream for Children, and many more. (1989) LOC Buy CD from Amazon

Soy Especial

Spanish versions of your favorite Thomas Moore songs, including songs from I Am Special, Singing, Moving and Learning and Songs for the Whole Day. (2002) LOC Download from Songs for Teaching.

Thomas Moore Sings Our Community

On the album: My Community; He’s Got The Whole World; Okay; I Love Myself; This Little Light Of Mine; How Would They Sound?; Old McDonald; She’ll Be Comin’ Round The Mountain; Old Time Religion; Song About Food; If You’re Happy And You Know It; Love Is A Game; Crazy Dance. (1978) Preowned copies at Discogs.

Thomas Moore Sings The Family

Songs that focus on the child and relationships experienced in a family. Ideas and actions that help to build and strengthen self-esteem in young children. Included in this recording are: The Family Jog, The Family Dance, The Frog Family, Don’t Feel Sad, When The Kids Go Marching In, I Get Mad and many more. (1993) LOC Download from Songs for Teaching.

Twinkle Twinkle Jazzy Star

Instrumental. Thomas Moore plays his tenor saxophone. Jazz interpretations of traditional songs for children. Twinkle Twinkle Little Star, Bingo, Farmer in the Dell, etc. Soothing, relaxing and exciting. (2010) Buy from Kaplan

The Virus Song

Texas A&M University commissioned “The Virus Song” to accompany There’s Not a Monster Outside: It’s a Virus and to encourage children to practice health safety measures during the pandemic. Play the song here.


And the Cow Jumped Over the Moon!

Over 650 Activities to Teach Toddlers Using Familiar Rhymes and Songs – With more than 650 songs, rhymes, and chants this book is a fun way to enrich toddlers’ language experiences. (A Gryphon House Publication) Buy from Kaplan.

Do you Know the Muffin Man?

700 Literacy Activities Using Favorite Thymes and Songs – Rhyme, rhythm, and music are an essential part of a quality early childhood program. Children learn letter recognition, vocabulary, and phonemic awareness while they are singing and rhyming. Each rhyme or song includes theme connections so teachers can easily add literacy and music into their daily plans. (A Gryphon House Publication) Buy from Gryphon House.

Where Is Thumbkin?

500 Activities to Use With Songs You Already Know – These joyful activities spring from popular chants and songs and relate to every learning center — science, art, language development, math, motor skills, drama, social studies, cooking, fine and gross motor development. (A Gryphon House Publication) (1996) LOC Buy from Gryphon House.