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A Ram Sam Sam

This is a very popular tune of Moroccan origin with words that many children find rather silly.
Also, if the video below is to be believed, it's notoriously difficult to lip-sync.



A ram sam sam,
a ram sam sam,
Guli guli guli guli guli
ram sam sam.

A rafiq, a rafiq,
Guli guli guli guli guli
ram sam sam;

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Pound one fist on top of the other
Switch fists and pound again
Roll hands around each other
Pound one fist on top of the other

Hands up high on "ra-", down on "fiq"
Roll hands around each other
Pound fist on top of the other
NOTES
Music play: Try singing this song with different volume and tempo. Also see if the children can follow you starting/stopping at surprise points.
Sticks/Drums: With its strong sense of beat, this song lends itself well to instrument play.
Scale: Try it as a fingerplay, using just your fingertips. Then, try it HUGE, standing and stomping your feet!