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Kidsongs: The Wonderful World of Sports is the eighth entry of Kidsongs Music Video Stories released in March 1987. It was renamed Let's Play Ball in 1990.



The Kidsongs Kids

Cameo Cast

Special Guest

Adult Special Guest


  1. It's Not If You Win or Lose (Michael Lloyd) (also used during the end credits with extended version)
  2. Practice Makes Perfect (Michael Lloyd)
  3. Bend Me, Shape Me
  4. I Get Around (The Beach Boys)
  5. Over the River and Through the Woods
  6. Footloose
  7. Rah, Rah, Sis Boom Bah (Removed from the British version)
  8. Catch a Wave (The Beach Boys)
  9. Centerfield (John Forgety)
  10. You Know That You Can Do It (Michael Lloyd)


  • In the song, I Get Around, Steven Brooks' race car, Road Runner, along with the "Beep Beep!" on the center of the steering wheel, is a reference to the famous Looney Tunes character.
  • Andrea Paige Wilson (best known for appearing in Kids Incorporated) cameo appeared in this video, best mentioned in the song, "You Know That You Can Do It.
  • Chris Finch made a cameo appearance in the song "Footloose".
  • Nicole, Sh'Vaughn, and Mandie were the racing judges in "I Get Around" while David, Bradley, and Todd were the crew members.
  • This is the only Kidsongs music video to feature Tiffany Bailey as a leading Kidsongs kid. Also, she wore a shirt that had an Adidas logo on it in the song, "Footloose". She also wore a yellow shirt in the song, "Bend Me, Shape Me."
  • Tajh Abdul-Samad, who previously appeared as a boy in Kidsongs: A Day with the Animals, is credited in this video as Tajh (the only appearance as a leading Kidsongs kid).
  • Ingrid Dupree and Poochie Puett, who previously appeared as sailor dancers in Kidsongs: What I Want to Be! appeared in this video.
  • Songs from this video can be seen in The Kidsongs Television Show.
  • The 1997 Kidsongs Television Show episode, Practice Makes Perfect is named after the song of the same name in this video.
  • This video got recorded at school and at the beach in Los Angeles, California, Gymnastics Olympica USA in Van Nuys, California and Malibu Grand Prix, is now known as SpeedZone Los Angeles in City of Industry, California.


Music Video Stories
I'd Like to Teach the World to SingGood Night, Sleep TightCars, Boats, Trains and PlanesSing Out, America!What I Want to Be!The Wonderful World of SportsRide the Roller CoasterVery Silly SongsWe Wish You a Merry ChristmasPlay Along SongsIf We Could Talk to the AnimalsBilly Biggle's Favorite Songs