The Top 5 Most Popular Kid’s Songs! {With Lyrics}

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Here is a list of the Top  5 Most Popular Kid’s Songs and Lyrics  {in no particular oder}

Head, Shoulders, Knees and Toes Lyrics 
Head, shoulders, knees and toes, knees and toes
Head, shoulders, knees and toes, knees and toes
And eyes and ears and mouth and nose
Head, shoulders, knees and toes, knees and toes
(Repeat, getting faster each time)

Old MacDonald
Old MacDonald had a farm, E I E I O,
And on his farm he had some chicks, E I E I O.
With a chick chick here and a chick chick there,
Here a chick, there a chick, ev’rywhere a chick chick.
Old MacDonald had a farm, E I E I O.
(Repeat changing animals and sounds: cow, pig, geese, horse, mule, duck)

If Your’e Happy and You Know It 
If you’re happy and you know it clap your hands.
(clap clap)
If you’re happy and you know it clap your hands.
(clap clap)
If you’re happy and you know it then your face will surely show it.
If you’re happy and you know it clap your hands.
(clap clap)
(Repeat changing actions: stomp your feet,  nod your head, shout “Hooray”, do all four)

The Wheels on the Bus Go Round and Round
The Wheels on the Bus
go ’round and ’round,
’round and ’round,
’round and ’round.
The wheels on the bus
go ’round and ’round
all the way to school.
Other Verses:
-The wipers on the bus go swish, swish, swish.
-The driver on the bus says, “Move on back!”-The babies on the bus say, “Wah, wah, wah.”

Itsy Bitsy Spider 
The itsy bitsy spider
Climbed up the waterspout
Down came the rain
And washed the spider out.
Out came the sun
And dried up all the rain
So the itsy-bitsy spider
Climbed up the spout again!

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28 responses to “The Top 5 Most Popular Kid’s Songs! {With Lyrics}”

  1. Aliya D. — April 1, 2012 @ 11:14 am (#)

    Universal list! I have also found that most nursery rhymes (like Twinkle Twinkle Little Star, or Baa Baa Black Sheep, or Mary Had A Little Lamb) to be really popular too. I remember singing them when I was a child living in Africa, then Europe and North America; my nephews and niece now sing them…

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  2. Rachel N — April 1, 2012 @ 1:10 pm (#)

    My 2 year old son LOVES head and shoulders and the wheels on the bus. I think we sing those songs over 20 times each every day:)

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  3. Sophia — April 1, 2012 @ 9:48 pm (#)

    Great picks! These songs are well loved in my house.

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  4. Shirley — April 1, 2012 @ 11:00 pm (#)

    Nice picks. I sang some of these myself when I was a kid.

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  5. Mag — April 2, 2012 @ 8:57 am (#)

    Aliya, I agree about the nursery rhymes too!

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  6. Elva Roberts — April 2, 2012 @ 12:45 pm (#)

    April 2- I was in a Cub pack some years ago and I was in charge of games and singing for part of our meetings. It’s refreshing to know that these songs have stood the test of time. “Itsy , Bitsy Spider’ can be lots of fun when will done with hand gestures. We had many good sing songs using most of these old songs.–el03ro

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  7. Andrea Scott — April 2, 2012 @ 3:58 pm (#)

    fun songs! We love all of those ones!

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  8. Melissa Boyle — April 2, 2012 @ 4:14 pm (#)

    Good picks. My daughters is definitely if you’re happy and you know it.

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  9. Deb Dorrington — April 2, 2012 @ 6:46 pm (#)

    These songs were all favorites in our house…My daughter used to sing “Do you know the Muffin Man”…over and over and over everyday…lol

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  10. Lisa — April 6, 2012 @ 3:35 pm (#)

    Memorable songs – truly enjoy them.

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  11. Teresa McKerracher — April 17, 2012 @ 9:02 pm (#)

    Thank you for these songs and especially the lyrics!!

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  12. jennifer laur — April 19, 2012 @ 9:51 am (#)

    this is great…when my son was brand new and we figured out that singing calmed him, it was really frustrating realizing that i didn’t know any kid songs. the ABS’s was my go-to lullaby for a long time because i simply didn’t know anything else haha

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  13. Julie M. — April 21, 2012 @ 8:48 pm (#)

    I love these songs! I am going to have to brush up on my tunes! My son loves it when I sing to him!

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  14. Ashley Suzanne — April 25, 2012 @ 7:46 pm (#)

    Thanks for the tunes and lyrics!

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  15. M Turner — May 26, 2012 @ 10:19 am (#)

    Glad to see these classics are favourites

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  16. Kristen Bobbitt — June 1, 2012 @ 5:30 am (#)

    Love these. I can never think of songs to sing with my toddler. Great to have these ideas.

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  17. Annoymous — June 5, 2012 @ 1:00 am (#)

    That little toddler is so cute 🙂

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  18. Crystal Wilson — January 21, 2013 @ 10:32 pm (#)

    These songs are my 2 yr olds faves too. But I could Not remember the correct verses for some. I always just make them up. Lol. So, thanks now I can teach him the actual lyrics. 🙂

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  19. paula huie — May 13, 2013 @ 9:04 am (#)

    love these songs! its so great to see them so small get into them and start to sing along! so precious thank you for sharing!

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  20. Ashleigh Swerdfeger — May 15, 2013 @ 1:45 pm (#)

    Thanks for the list! Some great options to sing with my toddler man. 🙂 He really likes to dance to music.

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  21. paula huie — May 21, 2013 @ 9:14 am (#)

    Oh! we love singing these songs! there are a couple others i forgot about! thank you!

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  22. Jeannie — October 7, 2013 @ 12:43 am (#)

    Those are definitely the most popular songs in our house for the last few years, especially the wheels on the bus. I can probably sing about anything and everything using the wheels on the bus as my guide.

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  23. Elizabeth+Matthiesen — November 25, 2014 @ 9:24 pm (#)

    It’s so many years ago since I needed to sing to my children, thank goodness. I think they went to sleep out of protest! I couldn’t sing a tune if my life depended on it:-(

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  24. Elizabeth+Matthiesen — November 25, 2014 @ 9:25 pm (#)

    and your little monkey had that brilliant smile back then too 🙂

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  25. kathy downey — January 31, 2015 @ 7:20 am (#)

    The Wheels on the Bus Go Round and Round is a favorite here when the grandkids come,I find myself humminng it all day lol

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  26. kathy downey — February 21, 2015 @ 8:53 am (#)

    Old MacDonald is a hit in our house,I find myself singing ti sometimes lol

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  27. AD — June 11, 2017 @ 5:11 pm (#)

    Yikes! Lord save me from the “Happy” (Happy and you know it) song… My godson wants it on repeat ALL THE TIME!

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