Kids Yoga Song: Wheels on the Bus

It is a wonderful song to sing at the very beginning of the class especially to warm-up. It already contains eight yoga poses by itself! Moreover, I love this song when we are going on a camp in our yoga stories. It will also go perfect with the transportation yoga theme.

The wheels on the bus go,
Round and round,
Round and round,
Round and round.
The wheels on the bus go
Round and round,
All through the town.

(Bus Pose: Sitting with our legs out forward and holding the steering wheel, we steer side to side stretching each way. Then going up a hill, we strengthen the core by leaning back. Going down a hill, we lengthen our spine by folding forwards.)

 The doors on the bus go,
Open and shut,
Open and shut,
Open and shut.
The doors on the bus go
Open and shut,
All through the town.

(Butterfly Pose: Sitting tall, bring the soles of your feet into touch. Flutter you knees up and down.)

The Driver on the bus
says,
"Move on back!
Move on back!
Move on back!"
The Driver on the bus says,
"Move on back!"
All through the town.

(Rock ‘n’ Roll: Sitting up, we hug our knees into our body. Then we let ourselves rock back onto our backs and keep rocking so we rock all the way forward again to sitting up.)

The babies on the bus go,
"Wah, wah, wah!
Wah, wah, wah!
Wah, wah, wah!"
The babies on the bus go,
"Wah, wah, wah!"
All through the town.

(Rock the Baby: Sitting up tall, legs out long, pick up the baby by taking our leg, putting the knee into our elbow and our foot across into the other elbow.We rock and cradle the baby back to sleep.)

The wipers on the bus go,
Swish swish swish,
Swish swish swish,
Swish swish swish,
The wipers on the bus go,
Swish swish swish,
All through the town.

(Crescent Moon: We stand up tall, feet together, reach our arms up above us, hands together, too. Then we lean over to one side looking like the moon.)

The people on the bus go,
Up and down,
Up and down,
Up and down,
The people on the bus go,
Up and down,
All through the town.

(Hello Sun, Hello Earth: Reach up, then move down into a forward bend.)

The horn on the bus goes,
Beep beep beep,
Beep beep beep,
Beep beep beep,
The horn on the bus goes,
Beep beep beep,
All through the town.

(Tweety Bird: Come high up onto our knees, we take our arms wide, then wrap them round ourselves, one on top of the other. Then we tweet our elbows up and down, saying beep beep beep this time.)

The dog on the bus goes,
Woof woof woof,
Woof woof woof,
Woof woof woof,
The dog on the bus goes,
Woof woof woof,
All through the town.

(Downward Dog: We press our feet and hands into the floor as we lift our bottoms to the sky, going woof woof. Then we may lift our leg into the air like a tail giving it a waggle.)