Faith CoLab: Tapestry of Faith: Toolbox of Faith: A Program That Helps Children Discover the Uses of Faith

Activity 4: Kore Chant

Activity time: 10 minutes

Materials for Activity

Preparation for Activity

  • Listen to a tune for the chant, Kore Chant online.
  • You can also make up your own tune. Or, use this as a spoken chant. Note: If you are not sure how to incorporate the provided counter harmony couplet, you may add it as a final verse.
  • If you like, invite a musically or poetically inclined volunteer to help you lead this activity.

Description of Activity

Embody the feeling of flexibility through music.

Gather the group in a circle. Introduce the chant, which is used by contemporary earth-based worship groups. Say or sing the first couplet of each stanza, and invite participants to repeat the couplet with you. Then, lead the next verse.