Silly songs for kids can be used as a brain break, as stress relief, as a fun behavior modification tool, or when you just need some laughter in your day!
Find out why we think they’re some of the best songs for kids.
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A good laugh is sunshine in the house. – William Thackery
These silly songs are sure to bring laughter and brighten your day! Laughter is one of the best medicines after all.
Think of these fun songs for kids as the dessert on a musical menu! Music can be an incredible tool, and it’s one of our favorite ways to teach. But sometimes, we turn to music when we just want to have fun!
Since there are so many amazing silly songs to choose from, I’ve broken the songs into a few categories:
- Silly Songs with Movement
- Silly Songs for Kids
- Silly Songs for Preschool
Silly Songs for Kids
How to Stream Music in the Classroom or at Home
If you want to get songs without the ads from YouTube, there are a couple simple solutions. You can click the songs directly from this post, and it should take away most of the ads. Screen it first to make sure it works for your needs.
If you are using just audio, I have Amazon Music Unlimited. It isn’t free, but well worth it for me because we use it each day between the classroom and home. If you would want to download more than 10 songs a month, it’s worth its weight in gold!
It’s compatible with your phone, electronic devices, Alexa, and computer. What’s great is that I can download the songs while I’m home on my phone using wifi with the Amazon Music app. Then the songs are always there on my phone, and I can play them in the classroom, the car, or anywhere else.
There is also a 2 million song music library with Amazon Prime. That’s how I started, but then I eventually switched to Amazon Music Unlimited because it has nearly every song.
Silly Songs with Movement
Pop See Ko by Koo Koo Kanga Roo
Hey guys! (Hey what?) Are you ready? (For what?) To pop? (Pop what?) Only Go Noodle knows, and they aren’t telling! But we’re sure glad they asked us to Pop See Ko!
Boom Chicka Boom by The Learning Station
Learn the simple phrase along with our Learning Station friends, then repeat as they do it baby style, cowboy style, motorcycle style, janitor style (my favorite,) Elvis style, and underwater style. Smiles guaranteed! Stick around after the song for a fun tongue twister challenge.
The Goldfish by Laurie Berkner
Laurie Berkner just never disappoints! Your kids might already know and love this fun kid song with the fun things that fish do (or don’t really!). Bonus: it inspires kids to get up and moving!
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Banana Dance by Dr. Jean
Dr. Jean always delivers fun and engaging songs! Wait until you see what she does with a tomato and with an avocado.
All I Eat Is Pizza by Koo Koo Kanga Roo
Let’s face it, we could have filled this whole post with Koo Koo Kangaroo songs! The simplest songs can be the silliest and funniest! This one gets bonus points for inspiring kids to get up and move. My kids love dancing like the pizza slices and crack up at “fruit loops” every time.
Go Bananas by The Learning Station
This silly song is hilarious and sure to brighten your day! All the motions make it even more fun.
Silly Songs for Kids
Space Unicorn by Parry Gripp and Brianne Drouhard
Parry Gripp is the King of awesome silly songs for kids, and Space Unicorn is one of the best. This fun kids’ song is what happens when you throw together rainbows, unicorns, a marshmallow laser, space, and spreading happiness!
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Tony Chestnut by The Learning Station
This song is the absolute best! Absolutely silliness that captures your attention and makes your brain work!
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Raining Tacos by Parry Gripp and BonneBum
Enter a world where the weather happens to be tacos. This is possibly the most delicious silly song!
Butterfly Driving a Truck by Caspar Babypants
Caspar Babypants makes some of the best songs, and this silly song for kids is one of our absolute favorites.
The Cat Came Back by Laurie Berkner
This song is so catchy! That silly cat just can’t stay away. Meow!
Silly Songs for Preschool
Silly Pirate Song by Jack Hartmann
Poor pirate just wants to sing his pirate song, but keeps getting interrupted by a growing and hilarious cast of characters!
The Hairbrush Song by VeggieTales
If you ever watched Veggie Tales, this might be a song that you remember and love. “And now it’s time for silly songs with Larry. The part of the show where Larry comes out and sings a silly song.” Introduce our dear friend Larry to a whole new generation, starting with this unforgettable classic! Anyone else still singing this song in the morning?
I Am a Robot by Kymberly Stewart
This is such a fun song for preschoolers and kids of all ages! Follow along with the robot and try and keep up. The ending is one of the best parts!
Herman the Worm by The Learning Station
One of the most classic silly songs for kids – you may remember the chant from your own childhood! The song builds and builds until the hilarious reveal at the end.
Pig On Her Head by Laurie Berkner
Another great silly song for preschoolers that’s wonderfully simple, but also wonderfully fun and clever!
Do You Like Broccoli Ice Cream? by Super Simple Learning
You probably know Super Simple Learning has educational songs for kids, but they have some songs just for fun, too! This one never fails – kids will be gagging and giggling over the silly food combinations.
Have you seen our song cards and song sticks? Bring your favorite songs, chants, nursery rhymes and fingerplays to life during circle time with these song cards and circle time sticks. They are perfect songs for preschoolers, kindergarteners, and any child who loves to sing.
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