The Wheels on the Bus Go Round and Round

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Information About The Wheels on the Bus Go Round and Round

The origins of "The Wheels on the Bus Go Round and Round" started in the United States in the middle of the 20th Century. The original composer of the song is unknown.

The Wheels on the Bus is a popular children's song in the US, Canada and the UK and often sung on long journeys to keep children amused. The melody is the same as that from  "Here We Go Round the Mulberry Bush". Different verses have been added to the song over the years.

The melody is one that allows large numbers of people to sing it together since it is repetitive. It is similar to the "99 Bottles of Beer on the Wall" song.

For further information about the song "The Wheels on the Bus Go Round and Round", check out Wikipedia.

There is a cool little book with pop-up pages and such based on this song. You can see it on the Amazon site at: 
 The Wheels on the Bus.

Alternative Lyrics & Related Songs

This version has more bus sounds that you can sing to.

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 day long.

The bell on the bus goes ding, ding, ding,
ding, ding, ding, ding, ding, ding.
The bell on the bus goes ding, ding, ding,
all day long.

The doors on the bus opens and shuts,
opens and shuts, opens and shuts.
The doors on the bus opens and shuts,
all day long.

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 day long.

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 day long.

The babies on the bus go fast asleep,
fast asleep, fast asleep.
The babies on the bus go fast asleep
all day long.

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 day long.

This is just 1 verse.

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 the way to school.

A version about the wipers and passengers.

2. The wipers on the bus go swish, swish, swish.
3. The driver on the bus says, "Move on back!"
4. The babies on the bus say, "Wah, wah, wah".
5. The children on the bus go "chatter, chatter, chatter"

This version has different directions.

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 morning long
The back of the bus bumps up and down.

Up and down up and down
The back of the bus bumps up and down all morning long
The wipers on the bus go side to side, side to side, side to side the Wipers on the bus go side to side all morning long.

Side to side, up and down, round and round.

The doors on the bus fold in and out, in and out, in and out,
The doors on the bus fold in and out all morning long.

The children at the stops get on and off on and off, on and off,
The children at the stops get on and off all morning long.

Everyone on the bus sways back and forth, back and forth. back and forth, Everyone on the bus sways back and forth all morning long. .

back and forth, on and off, in and out
Side to side, up and down, round and round all morning long.

You can insert this extra line at the end for variety.

Seats on the bus goes wiggle jiggle wiggle jiggle.
Kids on the bus goes yakk yakk yakk.

Here is another short version that is very popular.

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 day long.

Another version of this very popular kids song.

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.

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.

The door on the bus goes open and shut,
Open and shut, open and shut;
The door on the bus goes open and shut,
All through the town.

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.

The gas on the bus goes glunk, glunk, glunk,
Glunk, glunk, glunk, glunk, glunk, glunk;
The gas on the bus goes glunk, glunk, glunk.
All through the town.

The money on the bus goes clink, clink, clink,
Clink, clink, clink, clink, clink, clink;
The money on the bus goes clink, clink, clink
All through the town.

The baby on the bus goes "Wah, wah, wah!
Wah, wah, wah, wah, wah, wah!"
The baby on the bus goes "Wah, wah, wah!"
All through the town.

The mommy on the bus says "I love you,
I love you, I love you;"
The daddy on the bus says "I love you too."
All through the town.

You can use "Bike" instead of "Bus" for more variety.

"The wheels on the bus..." to "The wheels on the bike..."

Listen to this song's music

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This song has been printed from the BusSongs.com website.