Diddly Dum

Diddly Dum


In a circle pass round the phrase “Diddly dum diddly dum diddly diddly diddly dum”, one person saying a word at a time. Then everyone starts walking around the room, passing the words with their eyes. Then add variations, e.g. “twiddly dee twiddly dee twiddly twiddly twiddly dee

Teaching Purpose

A great exercise for relaxing, getting into a group mind and rhythm. It also helps practice passing and receiving. It helps people focus really quickly.


This exercise is in the following categories

Warm Ups

Group Mind


Musical Improv



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