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68. Father Abraham

1 Father Abraham had many kids,
many kids had Father Abraham.
I am one of them, and so are you,
so let's all praise the Lord. *right arm!
(clench fist, bend and extend right arm upward repeatedly throughout song)

Repeat song, adding motions :
2 ... left arm (add left arm in same motion as right)

3 ... right foot! (add right foot stepping up and down)

4 ... left foot! (add left foot stepping up and down)

5 ... chin up! (start a continuous chin-bobbing motion)

6 ... turn around! (add turning in place while continuing other motions)

7 ... sit down! (sit down)

Text Information
First Line: Father Abraham had many kids
Title: Father Abraham
Publication Date: 2006
Scripture: ; ; ; ;
Topic: Know: Old Testament Songs; Songs with Signing or Motions
Source: Traditional
Language: English
Tune Information
Name: [Father Abraham had many kids]
Arranger: Joyce Borger
Key: E♭ Major
Source: Traditional
Copyright: Arr. © 2006, Faith Alive Christian Resources

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