11 Fun movement songs for Toddlers

10 months ago

Kids love moving on different fun beats. It makes them happy and enthusiastic. They love moving their body on funky songs. It also helps them grow physically and mentally. They react to songs and move their body. It also helps their body to stretch. 

Are you looking for the best fun movement songs for your toddlers?

Well, you need not longer to search for the best songs, we’ve collected some best songs for toddlers:

1). Shake your sillies out

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It is a popular children’s brain break, action songs for kids. It is from the famous Award-winning CD ” Kid’s country song and dance”.

LYRICS: [ Lyrics source : Google]

We’re gonna shake, shake, shake our sillies out,

Shake, shake, shake our sillies out,

Shake, shake, shake our sillies out,

And wiggle our waggles away.

We’re gonna clap, clap, clap, our crazies out,

Clap, clap, clap our crazies out,

Clap, clap, clap our crazies out,

And wiggle our waggles away.

We’re Gonna jump, jump, jump our jiggles out,

Jump, jump, jump our jiggles out,

Jump, jump, jump our jiggles out,

And wiggle our waggles away.

We’re gonna jog, jog, jog our jitters out,

Jog, jog, jog our jitters out,

Jog, jog, jog our jitters out,

And wiggle our waggles away.

We’re gonna stretch, stretch, stretch our stretchies out,

Stretch, stretch, stretch our stretchies out,

Stretch, stretch, stretch our stretchies out,

And wiggle our waggles away.

We’re gonna yawn, yawn, yawn our yawnies out,

Yawn, yawn our yawnies out,

Yawn, yawn, yawn our yawnies out,

And wiggle our waggles away.

Repeat all, And wiggle our waggles away.

Children can learn the moves to “Shakes your sillies out”. It is one of the best songs for brain breaks, circle time, group activities etc.

2). Body Boogie

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This famous song is from the CD, ” Get funky and musical fun”. It is a great song with easy steps and full of fun . It fills the children with happiness and enthusiasm.

LYRICS:[ Lyrics source : Google]

Let’s body boogie, you and me. We’ll shake and boogie easily. Shake your head from the top. Count to three and then we’ll stop. 1, 2, 3, stop (4X) Now, shake it to the right and shake it to the left. Turn one time and step, step, step, GO!

Let’s body boogie, you and me. We’ll shake and boogie easily. Shake your shoulders from the top. Count to three and then we’ll stop. 1, 2, 3, stop (4X) Now, shake it to the right and shake it to the left. Turn one time and step, step, step, GO!

Let’s body boogie, you and me. We’ll shake and boogie easily. Shake your hands from the top. Count to three and then we’ll stop. 1, 2, 3, stop (4X) Now, shake it to the right and shake it to the left. Turn one time and step, step, step, GO!

Let’s body boogie, you and me. We’ll shake and boogie easily. Shake your hips from the top. Count to three and then we’ll stop. 1, 2, 3, stop (4X) Now, shake it to the right and shake it to the left. Turn one time and step, step, step, GO!

Let’s body boogie, you and me. We’ll shake and boogie easily. Shake your body from the top. Count to three and then we’ll stop. 1, 2, 3, stop (4X) Now, shake it to the right and shake it to the left. Turn one time and step, step, step, GO!

It is a great song for preschoolers, kindergarten, elementary and Physical education.

3). Jump up bend down

It is the popular song from the CD, ” LA DI DA, LA DI DA, Dance with me “. It is sung by Don Monopoli of The learning station.

It makes children move perfectly and boost up their energy.

4). Freeze Dance

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It is really a fun movement song by Kimboomu kids.

It contains various movements like dancing, hoping, skipping etc. which is really fun for kids.

Lyrics: [ lyrics source:google]

Let’s play the Party Freeze game!

Dancing Dancing all around

Dancing dancing dancing

Dancing any way you please

But STOP when I say FREEZE

Hopping Hopping all around

Hopping hopping hopping

Hopping any way you please

But STOP when I say FREEZE

Skipping Skipping all around

Skipping Skipping skipping

Skipping any way you please

But STOP when I say FREEZE

Twirling twirling all around

Twirling twirling twirling

Twirling any way you please

But STOP when I say FREEZE

Dancing Dancing all around

Dancing dancing dancing

Dancing any way you please

But STOP when I say FREEZE

5). The ants go marching one by one

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It is a famous song loved by all kids. It shows ants marching in different forms with fun and entertaining lyrics.

Lyrics : [ lyrics source : google]

The ants go marching one by one, hurrah, hurrah

The ants go marching one by one, hurrah, hurrah

The ants go marching one by one

The little one stops to suck his thumb

And they all go marching down to the ground

To get out of the rain, boom! Boom! Boom!

The ants go marching two by two, hurrah, hurrah

The ants go marching two by two, hurrah, hurrah

The ants go marching two by two

The little one stops to tie his shoe

And they all go marching down to the ground

To get out of the rain, boom! Boom! Boom!

The ants go marching three by three, hurrah, hurrah

The ants go marching three by three, hurrah, hurrah

The ants go marching three by three

The little one stops to climb a tree

And they all go marching down to the ground

To get out of the rain, boom! Boom! Boom!

The ants go marching four by four, hurrah, hurrah

The ants go marching four by four, hurrah, hurrah

The ants go marching four by four

The little one stops to shut the door

And they all go marching down to the ground

To get out of the rain, boom! 

The ants go marching five by five, hurrah, hurrah

The ants go marching five by five, hurrah, hurrah

The ants go marching five by five

The little one stops to take a dive

And they all go marching down to the ground

To get out of the rain, boom! Boom! Boom!

The ants go marching six by six, hurrah, hurrah

The ants go marching six by six, hurrah, hurrah

The ants go marching six by six

The little one stops to pick up sticks

And they all go marching down to the ground

To get out of the rain, boom! Boom! Boom!

The ants go marching seven by seven, hurrah, hurrah

The ants go marching seven by seven, hurrah, hurrah

The ants go marching seven by seven

The little one stops to pray to heaven

And they all go marching down to the ground

To get out of the rain, boom! 

The ants go marching eight by eight, hurrah, hurrah

The ants go marching eight by eight, hurrah, hurrah

The ants go marching eight by eight

The little one stops to shut the gate

And they all go marching down to the ground

To get out of the rain, boom! Boom! Boom!

The ants go marching nine by nine, hurrah, hurrah

The ants go marching nine by nine, hurrah, hurrah

The ants go marching nine by nine

The little one stops to get out the line

And they all go marching down to the ground

To get out of the rain, boom! Boom! Boom!

The ants go marching ten by ten, hurrah, hurrah

The ants go marching ten by ten, hurrah, hurrah

The ants go marching ten by ten

The little one stops to do it again

And they all go marching down to the ground

To get out of the rain, boom! Boom! Boom! Boom!

6). Get funky

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It’s a popular kids action song from the CD , ” Get funky and musical”. It includes various body movements and makes kids enthusiastic.

LYRICS:[ Lyrics source : Google]

Chorus: Get funky. Do the monkey. Get clappy. Get happy.

Step to the right and shake. Step to the left and snake. Step backwards. Step forwards.

Now jump. Jump again.

Chorus: Get funky. Do the monkey. Get clappy. Get happy.

Now slide to the right real smooth. Slide to the left in the groove.

Right foot stomp. Stomp two times. Left foot stomp. Stomp two times.

Chorus: Get funky. Do the monkey. Get clappy. Get happy.

Jump, jump two times. Jump, jump two times.

Now reach and sway and shake it your way.

Chorus: Get funky. Do the monkey. Get clappy. Get happy.

Can you hear me? Can you hear me now? (4X)

Chorus: Get funky. Do the monkey. Get clappy. Get happy.

Take two steps to the right and shimmy. Two steps to the left, now gimmie a backstroke.

Jump, jump two times.

Chorus: Get funky. Do the monkey. Get clappy. Get happy.

Jump two times. Right foot stomp. Jump three times. Left foot stomp.

Jump, jump two times. Jump, now, freeze.

Chorus: Get funky. Do the monkey. Get clappy. Get happy.

Reach, now touch the floor. Twist, do you want some more?

Chorus: Get funky. Do the monkey. Get clappy. Get happy.

Can you hear me? Can you hear me now?

7). Action songs for kids

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It is a famous funky and bouncy song.

The reason for its name ” Action songs” is because it introduces different action verbs: Clap , stomp, swing, dance , sing , jump, touch and Shake. It encourages learning through music and body movement.

8). I can move my body like anything

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This is a famous song by Jack Hartman.

This is a very enjoyable song for kids. It introduces different action movements like shaking, bouncing, twirling etc. It also teaches them about different objects through this video.

9). Tooty Ta Song

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It is one of the favourite songs of kids. Kids really love this fun and energetic song and love to dance on it. They can also perform on this song .

LYRICS:[ Lyrics source : Google]

Tooty ta ta tooty ta, tooty ta ta!

Everybody Skae the body

Tooty ta ta!

Thumbs Up Thumbs Up

Tooty ta ta tooty ta, tooty ta ta!

Thumbs Up Thumbs Up

Elbows back Elbows back

Tooty ta ta tooty ta, tooty ta ta!

Thumbs Up Thumbs Up

Elbows back Elbows back

Feet apart! Feet apart!

Tooty ta ta tooty ta, tooty ta ta!

Thumbs Up Thumbs Up

Elbows back Elbows back

Feet apart! Feet apart!

Knees together Knees together

Tooty ta ta tooty ta, tooty ta ta!

Thumbs Up Thumbs Up

Elbows back Elbows back

Feet apart! Feet apart!

Knees together Knees together

Bottoms up! Bottoms up!

Tooty ta ta tooty ta, tooty ta ta!

Thumbs Up Thumbs Up

Elbows back Elbows back

Feet apart! Feet apart!

Knees together Knees together

Bottoms up! Bottoms up!

Tongue out Tongue out

Tooty ta ta tooty ta, tooty ta ta!

Everybody Shake the body

Tooty ta ta!

Tooty ta!

10). Deep Deep Deep

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It is by ” Happy songs” .It is a fun dance song with easy and enthusiastic steps. Kids loves to do steps on it . 

11). Hokey Pokey – kids song

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It is a famous song from the CD ” All – time children’s favorites”. It’s a fun action dance song for children. It teaches about body parts, learning skills and following directions.

LYRICS:[ Lyrics source : Google]

Everybody form a circle

Put your left foot in

Your left foot out

Your left foot in

And shake it all about

You do the hokey pokey

And turn yourself around

Now put your right foot in

Your right foot out

Right foot in

Then you shake it all about

And then you do the hokey pokey

Turn yourself around

That’s what it’s all about

You put your head in

You put your head out

Put your head in

And bang it all about

Do the hokey pokey

And turn yourself around

That’s what it’s all about

Let’s do the hokey pokey!

Let’s do the hokey pokey!

Let’s do the hokey pokey!

That’s what it’s all about

Put your right hand in

Your right hand out

Your right hand in

And shake it all about

You do the hokey pokey

And you turn yourself around

Now put your tongue in

And your tongue out

Tongue in

And blblblblbl!

You do the hokey pokey

Turn yourself around

That’s what it’s all about

You put your bottom in

Put your bottom out

Put your bottom in

You put your bottom out

Put your bottom in

You put your bottom out

Put your bottom in

You put your bottom out

Put your bottom in

You put your bottom out

Put your bottom in

You put your bottom out

Put your bottom in

You put your bottom out

Do the hokey pokey

Turn yourself about

Let’s do the hokey pokey

Let’s do the hokey pokey

Let’s do the hokey pokey

That’s what it’s all about

Charu Narang

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