Baby Shark, Johnny Johnny Yes Papa, Down By The Bay and 20 other toddler songs that's taken over YouTube

From Baby Shark to Johny Johny Yes Papa, these YouTube songs have millions of views. Are your little ones listening to them too?
From Baby Shark to Johny Johny Yes Papa, these YouTube songs have millions of views. Are your little ones listening to them too?

What songs did you listen to growing up? Bah-Bah Black Sheep and Twinkle Twinkle Little Star? What about Old McDonald and Barney’s I Love You?

It seems the songs we sang growing up are still the songs our little ones are learning today, with a few visual additions on the animated versions on YouTube.

So is it just me, or do you too often find your smartphone in the hands of your toddler, on YouTube, watching their favourite songs? Which songs are they?

Apart from the newly animated versions of these classics, our kids are also listening to a few new songs, like Down By The Bay and the song that's made it onto the UK Top 40 Chart, Baby Shark.

So we've decided to round up a few new and classic favourites. 

1. Twinkle Twinkle Little Star

with 933,041,465 views

2. Baby Shark

with 1,685,966,970 views – that's 1.6 billion!

3. Itsy Bitsy Spider

with 115,647,049 views


with 218,730,529 views

5. Skidamarink

with 26,156,253 views

6. Down By The Bay

with 3,527,769 views

7. I Love You

with 21,452,059 views

8. Who Took The Cookie?

with 31,376,265 views

9. Wheels On The Bus

with 288,676,340 views

10. Finger Family

with 111,581,396 views

11. Head Shoulders Knees and Toes

with 19,255,997 views

12. Do You Like Broccoli Ice Cream?

with 428,185,156 views

13. Five Little Monkeys Jumping On The Bed

with 415,480,956 views

14. Johny Johny Yes Papa

with 135,871,128 views

15. One Little Finger

with 219,718,438 views

16. Apples and Bananas

with 17,837,563 views

17. Five Little Ducks

with 111,887,074 views

18. Open Shut Them

with 16,378,748 views

19. Put On Your Shoes

with 151,292,602 views

20. Baa Baa Black Sheep

with 242,410,440 views

21. The Muffin Man

with 45,806,277 views

22. Old MacDonald Had A Farm

with 16,718,437 views

23. If You're Happy

with 280,034,855 views

Did you recognise any of these? Which songs are your kids listening to? Are the same as the songs you listened to growing up? Tell us by emailing and we may publish your comments and add your songs to the list.

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