Lyrics

Em pom pee para me para moscas,
Em pom pee, para me.
Acca dairy, so fairy,
Acca dairy, poof poof!

These lyrics are nonsense syllables.


Motions

Formation: Partners facing each other

  • First 2 phrases: Students alternate clapping (each other’s hands) between clenched and open palms.
  • Phrases 3 & 4: Students cross arms against their shoulders one at a time.
  • Ending: “Pat-a-cake” motions
    (source of motions: Opie, The Singing Game, 1985)

See also


Extras for Plus Members

  • Printable & Digital Rhythm Visuals

  • Song with chords, hand-clapping instructions (2 versions), Orff arrangement (PDF)
  • MIDI file
  • Listen