10 Funny Songs to Sing With Your Kids

Funny Songs That Will Get Your Kids To SingLooking for fun songs for kids to sing? Music offers an array of benefits for children, and funny songs even more so! Have a blast introducing these funny songs for kids to your children at home or in the classroom.

10 Funny Songs For Kids to Sing

1. Beethoven’s Wig

A song about – you guessed it – Beethoven’s Wig! (It’s very big.) Sung to the tune of Beethoven’s Symphony No. 5, kids will be having too much fun to realize they’re getting exposed to the world of classical music.

Looking for more entertaining classics from various artists? This website is a great resource.

2. The Name Game

You probably drove your parents nuts with this when you were a kid, now it’s time to pass the torch. It’s a great song for boosting language skills in preschool and kindergarten students!

3. Please Don’t Play Your Violin at Night

Want to incorporate some Mozart into your child’s repertoire? Try this rendition of Eine Kleine Nachtmusik.

4. Purple People Eater

“It’s a one-eyed, one-horned, flying purple people eater.” Of all the fun songs for kids to sing, this one is sure to make your kids laugh.

5. Oh Where is My Hairbrush?

This and other funny songs to sing by the VeggieTales gang can turn any normal activity or passing thought into a reason to break into song and dance. It may even inspire your own renditions, such as “Oh Where are My Car Keys?” for Mom and Dad, and “Oh Where are My Shoes?” for the kids.

SEE ALSO: 400+ Songs to Sing for Every Occasion 

6. Witch Doctor

Originally created for and recently remade by America’s favorite singing rodents, the Chipmunks, this song is sure to make babies and toddler-aged children giggle.

7. Yakety Yak

Appropriate for older children, you can poke fun at each other with this 1958 classic. Don’t talk back. Just sing it!

8. Boom Chicka Boom

The Learning Station offers a wide array of funny songs to sing with your kids as part of their project to promote “healthy music for a child’s heart, body and mind.” Boom Chicka Boom uses tongue twisters and wordplay to boost language development.

9. Parts of the Body Song

Music is a great educational tool for learning new things, and you can help your little one learn body parts with this goofy rap song. Once you get through the common body parts, try making up your own more specific verses with your child.

10. I Didn’t Mean to Burp

Now that you’ve learned the parts of the body, why not move on to the next phase – bodily functions. What more could a kid ask for in funny songs to sing?

Reasons to Play Fun Songs for Kids to Sing

Music involves the brain at every level, with exposure increasing verbal and spatial skills, aiding emotional development, and improving body movement and coordination. And when you add silliness to the mix, creativity can be heightened as well.

Spontaneously creating your own funny songs to sing also boosts language skills and can help a child come out of his or her shell!

Finally, let’s not forget all the benefits of laughter that come with playing fun songs for kids to sing. Laughter has the ability to boost your immune system and energy level, diminish pain, protect your heart and body from the effects of stress, and much more.

Take It a Step Further…

Finding funny songs to sing can really help your child identify their love of music. If your child enjoys these songs, consider signing him or her up for private singing lessons! Whether they want to sing or play an instrument, private lessons can help hone the skills necessary to excel.

Give your kids the most important gift of all – the gift of laughter and learning through music. Incorporate these funny songs into your daily life, and you’ll be creating fantastic memories along the way!

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1 reply
  1. Saumya Gupta
    Saumya Gupta says:

    Phonics skills can become nearly impossible tasks in a kindergarten or first grade classroom if children have not previously been exposed to loads and loads of sounds.

    In other words, children must be able to play with the sounds of language — make up nonsense words, make all kinds of animal sounds, tell you what words have rhyming sounds, tell you what words begin with the same sound, and more. And they have to be able to do this on a purely auditory level.
    These type of videos help them allot in learning in their growing stage..


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