Letter U Song

This letter U song is one of a series of guruparents phonics songs.

The song introduces the letter sound by featuring 12 words containing the letter u sound, including some sight words.

Kids songs are a good way for a child to start to learn to read – and this one is set to a catchy rap tune, features lots of colorful pictures and has a simple rhyming pattern. It is also a good song to introduce the letter u for someone who is learning English.

The letter u is by far the least frequently used vowel in English and only the 13th most commonly used of all letters.

In different words it can be pronounced quite a few different ways, with the most common being the ‘u’ is for ‘up’ sound and the ‘oo’ sound heard in ‘June’.

Letter U Song Lyrics

U is in duck – it likes to use its beak
U is in Sunday – the first day of the week

U is in truck – it honks as it goes by
U is for umbrella – it keeps you nice and dry

U is in button – it’s shiny and it’s round
U is in jump – get your feet up off the ground!

U is in cup – you fill it with your drink
U is in skunk – it smells so bad it stinks

U is in run – it’s fun to run and play
U is in lunch – we eat it at midday

U is in sun – it rises every day
U is for up – let’s go up, up and away!

Letter U and Alphabet Resources

Letter U Worksheets – try using our Letter U Worksheets. They are free and printable for parents and teachers to use.

Alphabet Chart – the alphabet chart consists of all the letters with a picture corresponding to the phonic sound they make. The chart is a great tool to teach the alphabet to your child.

Alphabet Songs – try using these alphabet songs that we’ve compiled that are freely available on youtube.


View more videos like the Letter U Song on the guruparents youtube channel.

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