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LENT-EASTER SONGS Alleluia, Alleluia! Easter Song(sing to the tune “Frére Jacques”)Alleluia, alleluia!Is our song, is our song.We are Easter people, we are Easter people. Sing along, sing along.Easter Egg HuntGather in the open area. Tell the children they are going to hunt for pretend Easter eggs. To  nd them, they will have to listen very carefully to the instructions. Ask the children to skip in a circle around the open area, swinging their pretend empty baskets, and singing:(sing to the tune “Here We Go ’Round the Mulberry Bush)Here we go on an Easter egg hunt,an Easter egg hunt, an Easter egg hunt. Here we go on an Easter egg hunton Easter Sunday morning.There are Easter eggs in the maple trees. The children have to stretch to get them. Stretch! Stretch! Stretch! Now you have it. Put the egg in your basket and skip around the circle again. Don’t swing your basket as much this time, or your egg might fall out.There are Easter eggs under the deck. Get on your hands and knees to  nd them. It is dark under there so you have to feel with your hands. Feel the ground to the right. Now to the left. Now straight ahead. There is an egg! Put it in your basket and crawl out backwards. When everyone has crawled out, make a circle and skip to the song.There are eggs in the  shpond! Gather in a circle around the  shpond. Everyone has to lean way over and reach out. Then drop your hand into the water and see if you can pick up an egg. When you get one, hold it over your head so everyone can see and then put it in your basket.ANY TIME SONGS Cleaning Song(sing to the tune “Here We Go ’Round the Mulberry Bush”)This is the way we wash the dishes, (make scrubbing movements)wash the dishes, wash the dishes.This is the way we wash the dishes.Everyone helps at home (or school).Continue with as many verses as you can think of:sweep the  oor pick up clothes feed the dogput away toys gather our scrapsDid You Ever See a Family?(sing to the tune “Did You Ever See a Lassie?”)Did you ever see a family, a family, a family? Did you ever see a family as special as mine? There’s and .And and .Did you ever see a family as special as mine?Did You Ever See a Lassie?Did you ever see a lassie, go this way and that way, go this way and that way? Did you ever see a lassie go this way and that?Suggested motions:Touch toesSwing arms wideSquat and get up fastHop or skipKick one leg, then the otherBend to one side, then the otherPunch out with one arm, then the other Touch hands in front, then behind back Hop on one foot, then the otherSkip to the  areaDr. King Had a Dream(sing to the tune “Old McDonald”)Dr. King had a dream for p-e-a-c-e.He wanted people to be friends and live in harmony. He had lots of love to share.He spread his kindness everywhere.Dr. King had a dream for p-e-a-c-e.Page 5© 2017 P aum Publishing Group, a division of Bayard, Inc. Permission is granted to reproduce this page for use by parishes, schools, and families that have purchased the P aum Gospel Weeklies Faith Formation Program.

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