Funny Goodbye Sayings to Share with Your Child

Jill Holtz

December 15, 2017

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When I was younger we always said “See you later, alligator” and someone would reply “In a while crocodile”. We came across some new variations that we thought were super cute, so we decided to compile our own list of funny goodbye sayings to share with your child:

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Is the morning drop-off a disaster? Sometimes goodbyes with young children can be difficult, but we found that having a fun goodbye ritual helped to ease the transition. Sing a song, make up a handshake, tell a joke or try one of these funny goodbye sayings. Kids will love the hilarious farewells and are bound to have a favourite – which one will it be?

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Funny Goodbye Sayings

  • See you later alligator
  • After a while crocodile
  • In an hour sunflower
  • Toodleoo kangaroo
  • Gotta go buffalo
  • Adios hippos
  • Chow chow brown cow
  • See you soon big baboon
  • Adieu cockatoo
  • Better swish jellyfish
  • Blow a kiss goldfish
  • Take care polar bear
  • Chop chop lollipop
  • Gotta run hunnybun
  • Bye bye butterfly
  • Better shake rattlesnake
  • Good deal banana peel
  • Don’t meander salamander
  • By the light of the moon, raccoon
  • Be sweet parakeet
  • Time to squirm wiggle worm
  • Take care teddy bear
  • Hang loose mongoose
  • Mañana iguana
  • Better skadoodle, poodle
  • Out the door dinosaur
  • In a blizzard little lizard
  • Time to scoot warty newt
  • Hit the road hoppy toad
  • Give a hug ladybug

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Do you have any funny goodbye sayings in your family? Leave a comment below and let us know – we’d love to hear from you!

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Published On: December 15th, 2017 / Categories: For Parents / Last Updated: April 3rd, 2021 / Tags: , , , , /

About the Author: Jill Holtz

Jill is one of the co-founders of Mykidstime and a mum of 2 girls

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