We’ve compiled this delightful collection of interactive funny songs for kids. These clean, silly songs will keep the whole family giggling, singing, and dancing. Plus, funny songs for kids develop verbal skills, help with emotional development, and build motor skills while having fun.
So, put on your dancing shoes and get ready to sing along with these clean funny songs for kids.
1. Looby Loo – CoComelon
This song originated in England. It’s a fantastic dance and movement song, similar to Hokey Pokey. Kids love the silly lyrics and moving their arms, legs, and whole bodies all about. It’s a dance party with CoComelon.
2. John Jacob Jingleheimer Schmidt – Muffin Songs
The fun part about this song is singing the name loudly at the start and gradually getting softer with each verse until it’s finally a whisper. Kids think this is hilarious, especially since the name is so unusual.
Traditionally, the verse repeats four times before the final shout, ”John Jacob Jingleheimer Schmidt, Da da-da da-da da-da da.”
3. On Top of Spaghetti – Rock ‘N Learn
This classic kid’s song is sung to the tune of the folk song ”On Top Of Old Smokey.” Kids think it’s hilarious when the meatball in the song rolls off the table and out the door. Your kids will love listening to the meatball’s adventures as it keeps on rolling.
4. Boom Chicka Boom! – Jack Hartmann
If your kids love repeating everything you say, they’ll have a great time with this song. It’s a repeat-after-me song that Jack Hartmann turned into a jazzy style. It has lots of costume changes and exercise moves.
5. Down by the Bay – PBS Kids
Most likely, this clean, funny song will become one of your family’s favorites. It’s so silly, and you can even add your own verses to keep it going.
Your kids will have lots of wiggles and giggles as they hear about llamas eating their pajamas and a pig in a wig. It’s not only entertaining, but it also teaches the concept of rhyming.
6. Apples & Bananas – Super Simple Songs
Your kids won’t know they’re learning vowel sounds as they join in singing this engaging kids’ song. It teaches long vowel sounds as each verse changes the beginning sound of apples and bananas.
7. Head, Shoulders, Knees and Toes – The Wiggles
This action-packed learning song teaches toddlers and preschoolers their body parts in a way that’s full of laughs and movement.
It’s also easy for them to learn because there’s only one verse that they can repeat over and over. One variation of the song omits the first word of the song but has your child touch the body part of the silent word. You keep repeating this pattern until there are no words left.
8. Shake Your Sillies Out – The Learning Station
This is a terrific rainy day song when your kids have pent-up energy. You can count on this tune to “shake their sillies out.” This song provides lots of body movement including, shaking, clapping, wiggling, jumping, stretching, and yawning.
If you’re lucky, they’ll be ready for a nap by the time they finish shaking to this song. This action song is great for one child or a whole group of kids.
9. Five Little Speckled Frogs – CoComelon
Have fun counting with this cute, silly song. “Five Little Speckled Frogs” will amuse your kids as these green creatures eat yummy bugs and jump into the pond. As each frog jumps into the water, the song counts backward. Teach numbers while acting out the frogs jumping into the cool pool.
10. Ain’t It Great to Be Crazy – The Learning Station
You get everything with this funny kids’ song. It has rhyming, action, singing, and dancing. Sometimes, kids just have to be crazy, and this song lets your kids be as crazy as they want.
Even grown-ups have to be crazy once in a while, so join your kids spinning around, tapping your legs, wiggling your fingers, stomping, and just being happy.
11. Tooty Ta – Jack Hartmann
If you’re looking for a jolly dance song for your kids, you can’t find one better than “Tooty Ta.” The lyrics and dance patterns help your kids refocus their brains and get some fun exercise at the same time.
Whether you’re looking for a silly kids’ song while at home or for a group activity, “Tooty Ta” is easy to learn and usually has kids giggling by the end.
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12. The Ants Go Marching – Super Simple Songs
Most likely, you sang and marched to this song as a kid. It’s a classic tune for learning rhyming and counting. The song counts up to ten, but your family can count and march as long as you want. Do you remember ”marching down to the ground, To get out of the rain, BOOM! BOOM! BOOM!?”
13. Fiddle-I-Dee – Kid Songs
If your kids love animals, this funny kids’ song has animals galore. You’ll meet a dancing cat, a cockatoo, a clucking hen, and many more. Each animal makes a sound that gets repeated in every verse, which makes this song an animated and cheery way to build memory skills.
14. Do You Like Broccoli Ice Cream? – Ryan’s World
Not only is this one of the silliest kids’ songs, but it’s also a learning song. It teaches how your kids can let you know which foods they like and don’t like. The basis of the tune is to answer the question, ”Do you like (fill in the blank)?” Once your kids learn the song, encourage them to sing about other weird food combinations for ice cream.
15. Flea Fly Flo – Symphonic Distribution
Your kids will have fun singing along with this echo song. You sing it first and then have the children sing it after you. After learning the nonsense words, sing them faster and faster. Usually, the faster it gets, there are more flubs, and the kids start hysterically laughing.
There are several versions of this silly kids’ song, but most of them are the same sounds with various spellings. For example, ”coomalata vista” or ”coomalah la vista.”
16. Five Little Monkeys Jumping on the Bed – Pancake Manor
Fun songs like this make learning fun for your kids. This song tells the story of five little monkeys that fall off the bed one at a time. Each time it happens, the mother calls the doctor who tells them not to jump on the bed anymore. It’s a wonderful counting song and also teaches them to listen to the mom’s words of wisdom.
17. And The Green Grass Grew – Super Simple Songs
You’ll have a blast singing this silly kid’s song with your family. It’s an echo song that involves making motions with each verse. This is an engaging song even for older kids. It has seven verses that the children learn to echo.
This is a brain-stimulating memory exercise, and kids experience a sense of accomplishment when they learn all the verses. It also has several body movements, like holding up your hand to gaze into the woods, standing still like a tree, holding up binoculars, swinging your arms, and pointing at the ground.
18. Five Little Ducks – Little Baby Bum
This is an adorable, silly song about five baby ducks. It teaches counting, and the lyrics are easy enough for preschool children to memorize. The kids can quack to call the little ducks back home, and they can pretend to swim back.
19. Hula, Hula Baby – The Wiggles
If your kids like hula-hoops, they’ll enjoy this silly song. Don’t worry if you don’t have hula-hoops, you can just wiggle your hips to the tune. This song gives a great workout for the young and old. So, grab your hula-hoop and dance along with The Wiggles.
20. Tony Chestnut – The Learning Station
Since this is a movement and sing-along song, your kids get totally engaged in acting out the song. It has plenty of whole-body movement and fun lyrics. You can personalize the lyrics by adding your kids’ names to the song. This might make them feel special as well.
21. All I Eat Is Pizza – Koo Koo Kanga Roo
This fun, energetic song will keep your kids moving. Most kids relate to the comical lyrics about eating hot dogs, tacos, and pizza with all the fixings. The Koo Koo Kanga Roo performs simple dance moves that you and your kids can follow.
22. Silly Pirate Song – Jack Hartmann
”Yo, ho, ho.” This silly pirate song is a fun way for your kids to learn sequencing, patterns, and memory skills. It also features plenty of pirate action for brain and body connection. There are appearances by sharks, surfers, helicopters, and even an octopus.
23. Trolls: Can’t Stop the Feeling – GoNoodle Performing JT
This JT song performed by GoNoodle keeps kids on their toes. Dance, stretch, jump and be silly along with the Trolls. Sing along with this feel-good song. It’s perfect for young kids, teenagers, and adults.
24. Spock-a Doodle, Chicken Noodle – HeyKids
For learning numbers while having fun, this song has it all. It features an animated chicken that lays her ten eggs all over the house instead of in her nest. The song teaches numbers from one to ten, by counting the eggs that chicken noodle drops in funny places.
25. Bing Bong Zoo – Peppa Pig
Take a ride on the bus with Peppa Pig and her friends. They’re going to the zoo. Sing and dance with the kids as they waddle like penguins, snap their hands like crocodiles, flap their arms like a butterfly, and roar like a lion. There are many more animals for your kids to imitate in this delightful kids’ song.
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