Here We Come A-Walking

Get active with this great word improvisation song!

You can:

  • Choose different destinations - real (like 'the door') or imaginary (like 'Outer Space').
  • Choose different words and actions, e.g. walking, running, star jumps, flying, zooming etc.

This song can also be used to prepare and practise the rhythmic element 'tim-ka'.

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Kodály Analysis:

Here We Come A-Walking Theme: Exercise Games: Line ; Action ; Word Improvisation
Partner: Form: Binary Song Type:
Scale: Major CSP: D - E Age: Early Childhood - Lower Primary
Tones: ti low d finalis r m f s l Rhythm: ; ; ; ;  
Melodic: d r m f s ; s d ; ti low l s ; d l s ; s f r d finalis
Prep: , f
Prac: , f


Origin: Traditional
Source: Cities! Busy Places - Friendly Faces Kindermusik; Imagine That!

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