Faith CoLab: Tapestry of Faith: Faithful Journeys: A Program about Pilgrimages of Faith in Action for Grades 2-3

Activity 2: Move It! Song - Woyaya

Activity time: 5 minutes

Materials for Activity

  • Copies of Singing the Journey, supplement to the Unitarian Universalist hymnbook, Singing the Living Tradition, or copies of Handout 2, "Woyaya"
  • Optional: Copies of Handout 3, "Come and Go with Me" (alternate song)

Preparation for Activity

  • If you are not familiar with "Woyaya," Hymn 1020 in Singing the Journey, ask your music director to teach it to you or invite a musical volunteer to come teach it to the children. Hear Rev. Lynn Ungar singing "Woyaya."
  • Optional: The alternate song, "Come and Go with Me," is Hymn 1018 in Singing the Journey.

Description of Activity

Gather in a circle and teach participants the song you have chosen. Sing it once or twice through. Tell participants they will sing it again in the next activity.