Knees Up Funny Clown

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Knees Up Funny Clown

Children will love to sing and dance along with this fun fitness song!

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Knees Up Funny Clown Lyrics

"4 3 2 1"
*Knees up funny clown.
Knees up funny clown.
Knees up, knees up.
Hey I don 't want to see you frown.

OK bein ' fit is really, really hip
Hey don 't let it slip, just let me see it rip!

#Knees down funny clown.
Knees down funny clown.
Knees down, knees down.
Hey I don 't want to see you frown.

OK here 's a tip, about bein ' really fit.
Hey commit don 't quit, you 'll be a big hit!

Repeat *

OK you 're not a twit, you 've gotta lotta wit
Bein ' fit admit you 'll feel the benefit!

Repeat #

Knees Up Funny Clown Learning Activities


  • Sounds can move up or down. Listen to the song and ask children to stand up when they hear the sound "slide up" and to sit down when the sound "slides down."


  • Select a prop, costume or apply face paint to become a clown. Perform a clown act!


  • Create moves to match the words of the song.
  • Dance on the spot - choose a few non-locomotor words (twist, swing, bend, rock, kick) and practice different ways of doing each move.


  • Sing and read along to the YouTube song to achieve multi-sensory learning "Do it, see it and hear it!"

Print out the song PDF

  • Read the song lyrics - ask children a variety of questions.
  • Re-read the song lyrics and ask children to join in.
  • Recognise and use a variety of punctuation when reading. " " ! ? . ,
  • Look at print and conventions (bold, italics).
  • Talk about interesting/challenging words and discuss what they mean.
  • Word study - phonic knowledge, compound words, rhyming word, contractions etc.
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