Wee Willie Winkie


Lyrics

Wee Willie Winkie, run through the town,
Upstairs and downstairs in his nightgown.
Rapping at the windows, Crying through the locks,
“Are the children in their beds? It is eighth o’clock!”


Game

All students stand in a circle, holding hands high. One student (“It”) is named as “Wee Willie Winkie” and runs in between students through their “windows”. On the last word of song, whomever “It” is closest to becomes next Wee Willie Winkie.


Alternate version


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Extras for Plus Members

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  • Song with chords – 2 versions, Game instructions, Lesson ideas for Melody (mi, so, la, Up / Down & Rhythm (quarter notes & rests, half notes), 2 Orff arrangements (PDF)
  • MIDI file
  • Listen



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