Songs to Sing on the Bus

One of the things we do on the bus when we pick up children to come to church is sing fun songs. Below are a few that we sing.

Oh, Soldier

This is an "echo song." The song leader sings the first part and everyone else repeats.

You say what I say!
You say what I say!

No, You say what I say!
No, You say what I say!

O-oh, Soldier
O-oh, Soldier

Grab your Bible, follow me
Grab your Bible, follow me

I'm in the Lord's infantry
I'm in the Lord's infantry

If I die in the combat zone
If I die in the combat zone

Box me up and ship me home
Box me up and ship me home

Lay my Bible on my chest
Lay my Bible on my chest

Tell my Lord I did my best
Tell my Lord I did my best

O-oh, Soldier
O-oh, Soldier

O-oh, Soldier
O-oh, Soldier


Hooray For Jesus

This is one of my favorites. Have the children stomp their feet as they sing this song.

Hooray for Jesus, Hooray for Jesus!
Someone in the crowd is shouting, (clap!)
"Hooray for Jesus!"

1! 2! 3! 4!
Who's the one you're rooting for?
Jesus, that's who!

bum, bum, bum

Hooray for Jesus, Hooray for Jesus!
Someone in the crowd is shouting (clap!)
"Hooray for Jesus!"

5! 6! 7! 8!
Who do we appreciate?
Jesus, that's who!

bum, bum, bum

Hooray for Jesus, Hooray for Jesus!
Someone in the crowd is shouting, (clap!)
"Hooray for Jesus!"

9! 10! 11! 12!
Who can save us all from Hell?
Jesus, that's who!

bum, bum, bum....
Jesus, that's who!


We are the Bus Kids

This is another echo song.

Everywhere we go
Everywhere we go

People oughta know
People oughta know

Who we are
Who we are

And where we come from
And where we come from

So we tell them.
So we tell them.

We are the bus kids
We are the bus kids

The mighty-mighty bus kids
The mighty-mighty bus kids

Church-going bus kids
Church-going bus kids

Bible-reading bus kids
Bible-reading bus kids

Everywhere we go
Everywhere we go

People oughta know
People oughta know

Who we are
Who we are

And where we come from
And where we come from

So we tell them.
So we tell them.

We are the bus kids!
We are the bus kids!


Pepsi Cola

This is a silly song that the kids enjoy. Warning: it will run in your head at the oddest times.

Pepsi Cola went to town,
Coca-Cola shot him down,
Dr. Pepper fixed him up,
Now we all drink 7-up
Knock-knock, rattle-rattle-rattle, honk, beep-beep
Knock-knock, rattle-rattle-rattle, honk, beep-beep
Knock-knock, rattle-rattle-rattle, honk, beep-beep
Knock-knock, rattle-rattle-rattle, honk, beep-beep

There are more verses, but I don't know them yet. The knock-knock lines go at the end of all the verses.


Bible Bingo

We have a book God gave to us,
Its name is the Bible
B-I-B-L-E, B-I-B-L-E, B-I-B-L-E
Its name is the Bible

We have a book God gave to us,
Its name is the Bible
(clap)-I-B-L-E, (clap)-I-B-L-E, (clap)-I-B-L-E
Its name is the Bible

We have a book God gave to us,
Its name is the Bible
(clap)-(clap)-B-L-E, (clap)-(clap)-B-L-E, (clap)-(clap)-B-L-E
Its name is the Bible

We have a book God gave to us,
Its name is the Bible
(clap)-(clap)-(clap)-L-E, (clap)-(clap)-(clap)-L-E, (clap)-(clap)-(clap)-L-E
Its name is the Bible

We have a book God gave to us,
Its name is the Bible
(clap)-(clap)-(clap)-(clap)-E, (clap)-(clap)-(clap)-(clap)-E, (clap)-(clap)-(clap)-(clap)-E
Its name is the Bible

We have a book God gave to us,
Its name is the Bible
(clap)-(clap)-(clap)-(clap)-(clap), (clap)-(clap)-(clap)-(clap)-(clap)-, (clap)-(clap)-(clap)-(clap)-(clap)
Its name is the Bible



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