English songs for kids

If You're Happy


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If you're happy and you know it
Clap your hands
If you're happy and you know it
Clap your hands
If you're happy and you know it
Then your face will surely show it
If you're happy and you know it
Clap your hands

If you're happy and you know it
Shake a head
If you're happy and you know it
Shake a head
If you're happy and you know it
Then your face will surely show it
If you're happy and you know it
Shake a head

If you're happy and you know it
Give a smile
If you're happy and you know it
Give a smile
If you're happy and you know it
Then your face will surely show it
If you're happy and you know it
Give a smile

If you're happy and you know it
Clap your hands
If you're happy and you know it
Shake a head
If you're happy and you know it
Then your face will surely show it
If you're happy and you know it
Give a smile


If You're Happy is a popular repetitive kids' song. Like many familiar songs, it has many different versions.


The origin of the song is unknown, although some say it was a Latvian folk song that was reworked in English.


The music is attributed to Isaak Dunayevsky, as his song written for the 1938 Soviet film Volga-Volga is almost identical.


If You're Happy is very popular all around the world. Kids love sing along and do the actions too!


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