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"Here We Sit" Lyrics, Text Format

Introducing the beginning Orff interval, fostering the independent voice, and, developing fine motor skills at the keyboard.



  • Grade: Kindergarten
  • Origin: USA – Singing Game
  • Key: C Major
  • Time: 4/4
  • Form: ABBC
  • Rhythm: beginners: | ti ti ta ti ti ta | ti ti ti ti ti ti ta |
  • Pitches: beginners: Mi So
  • Intervals: beginners: So\Mi, Mi/So
  • Musical Elements: notes: quarter, eighth; singing alone, beginning vocal interval So\Mi
  • Key Words: voice identification game using beginning Orff interval So\Mi, space, wide, hide, first song, student introductions
  • Keyboard: beginners: two finger exercise for the right, left, and two hands together

“Here We Sit” 

Here we sit in a ring.
Close your eyes now while we sing.
One of us will go and hide.
Guess who made that space so wide.

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