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Under 7, 7 to 12
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Song: I Saw a Spider
Sung to the tune of "You Are My Sunshine"
Step 1
"I Saw a Spider"

I saw a spider
Out in my backyard.
I counted her legs,
And she had eight.
I watched her working
With tiny, silk strings
To build a web across my gate.


The spider waited
Beside her new web
To catch an insect
That she could eat.
She trapped a fat fly
To have for dinner.
Then the spider’s day was complete!


- Jennifer Bové

Step 2
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