Children's song lyrics: Head and Shoulders

This baby song includes lots of moves, which are always a favourite for little kids, and it’s a good way to start teaching parts of the body.

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This song is a classic and with only one verse, it’s easy to sing over and over again! Here are the lyrics for “Head and Shoulders”:

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.

You can also mix up the lyrics by singing it in reverse like this:

Toes, knees and shoulders, head,
shoulders, head
Toes, knees and shoulders, head,
shoulders, head
And nose and mouth and ears and eyes
Toes, knees and shoulders, head,
shoulders, head.

Another variation of “Head and Shoulders” is omitting one word in each verse, and just touching the parts of the body without saying the word. For example:

Verse 2

—-, shoulders, knees and toes

Verse 3

—-, —-, knees and toes

Verse 4

—-, —-, —- —- toes

Verse 5

—-, —-, —- —- —-

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