Frere Jacques

Activity Instructions:

Pass out microphones to children. Ask for some of their favorite songs, and sing them together. Then sing through solfege syllables, allowing class to echo. Do, Re, Mi, Fa, Sol, Fa, Mi, Re, Do. Then introduce song for the week.

Lyrics:

Do Re Mi Do
Do Re Mi  Do
Mi Fa Sol
Mi Fa Sol
Sol La Sol  Fa  Mi  Do
Sol La Sol Fa Mi Do
Do Sol Do
Do Sol Do

Are you sleeping
Are you sleeping
Brother John
Brother John
Morning bells are ringing
Morning bells are ringing
Ding dong ding
Ding dong ding

Frère Jacques,
Frère Jacques,

Dormez-vous?
Dormez-vous?

Sonnez les matines!
Sonnez les matines!

Ding, dong, ding.
Ding, dong, ding.