Letter X Song

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

The song introduces the letter sound by featuring 12 words containing the letter x 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 x for someone who is learning English.

Most commonly, ‘x’ is pronounced with the ‘ks’ sound heard at the end of ‘box’. However, it can also be pronounced with a ‘gz’ sound, as in ‘exact’, and, when heard at the start of words it usually has a ‘z’ sound, as in ‘xylophone’.

Letter X Song Lyrics

X is in ax – it can cut down a tree
X is in six – the sum of three and three

X is in taxi – a special type of car
X is in galaxy – it has so many stars

X is for X-ray – to check if you’re okay
X is in sixteen – the sum of eight and eight

X is in box – for storing things inside
X is in oxygen – we need it to survive

X is in index – at the end of a book
X is in mixer – it’s used by every cook

X is in wax – if it’s hot it drips
X is in saxophone – you play it with your lips

Letter X and Alphabet Resources

Letter X Worksheets – try using our Letter X 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 X Song on the guruparents youtube channel.

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