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If You're Happy and You Know It

"If You're Happy and You Know It" is a popular children's song and game with simple, repetitive lyrics that encourage active participation and movement. The song gained popularity as a children's song and classroom activity, often used to encourage children to express their emotions and engage in physical movement in a fun and lively manner. The poem typically goes as follows:

 

If you're happy and you know it clap your hands

If you're happy and you know it clap your hands

If you're happy and you know it and you really want to show it

If you're happy and you know it clap your hands

If you're happy and you know it stomp your feet

If you're happy and you know it stomp your feet

If you're happy and you know it and you really want to show it

If you're happy and you know it stomp your feet

If you're happy and you know it shout hurray (hurray)

If you're happy and you know it shout hurray (hurray)

If you're happy and you know it and you really want to show it

If you're happy and you know it shout hurray (hurray)

If you're happy and you know it do all three

(Hurray)

If you're happy and you know it do all three

(Hurray)

If you're happy and you know it and you really wants to show it

If you're happy and you know it do all three

(Hurray)

If you're happy and you know it clap your hands

If you're happy and you know it clap your hands

If you're happy and you know it and you really want to show it

If you're happy and you know it clap your hands

If you're happy and you know it stomp your feet

If you're happy and you know it stomp your feet

If you're happy and you know it and you really want to show it

If you're happy and you know it stomp your feet

If you're happy and you know it shout hurray (hurray)

If you're happy and you know it shout hurray (hurray)

If you're happy and you know it and you really want to show it

If you're happy and you know it shout hurray (hurray)

If you're happy and you know it do all three

(Hurray)

If you're happy and you know it do all three

(Hurray)

If you're happy and you know it and you really wants to show it

If you're happy and you know it do all three

(Hurray)

History of The Poem :

The history and origin of "If You're Happy and You Know It" can be traced back to the early to mid-20th century, with its exact origins not definitively known.  The poem can be explained as a joyful and interactive song that encourages kids to participate by clapping their hands, stomping their feet, and expressing happiness through actions. The poem leads the children in singing and acting out the lyrics, promoting physical activity and emotional expression. This beloved children's song provides a fun way for kids to engage with music, movement, and social interaction, fostering a sense of joy and expression. 

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