This song is to teach parts of the body! Point to everything when singing!

 Head, Shoulders, Knees and Toes - American Children's Songs - The USA - Mama Lisa's World: Children's Songs and Rhymes from Around the World  - Intro Image

Dale used to sing Head, Shoulders, Knees and Toes for her preschool class. First she'd sing it normally. Then she'd sing it very fast, and then very slowly. That's how she sang it for us in this recording.


Many thanks to Dale Durdunas for singing Head, Shoulders, Knees and Toes for us!

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Sheet Music

Sheet Music -  Head, Shoulders, Knees and Toes

Thanks and Acknowledgements

One of the earliest known references to this song can be found in "Teacher's Guide to Physical Education, Primary Division: Tentative Until Revision, Fall 1952-53" (1951) - Physical education and training - 254 pages.

Many thanks to Lisa Stephan for the picture.

Thanks so much!!