The Birdie Song

('Way Up In The Sky)

Words & Music:

Traditional

 

'Way up in the sky,

      (point up in the air with a sweeping motion)

the little birds fly

      (fold your arms like wings and flap them)

While down in the nest,

      (point to the ground with a sweeping motion)

the little birds rest

      (close your eyes and rest your head on your hands like you are sleeping)

With a wing on the left,

      (flap your left wing)

and a wing on the right

      (flap your right wing)

The little birds sleep,

      (close your eyes and rest your head on your hands like you are sleeping)

all through the night

      (hold that pose)

 

Ssssshhhhh,

      (hold your finger to your lips)

 

(SHOUTED)

YOU’LL WAKE THE LITTLE BIRDIES!!!!!!!

 

Up comes the sun

      (make the sun rise with both your arms)

The new day's begun

      (flounce with your arms up in time to the music)

The world comes awake

      ("wake up" from your previous "sleeping" pose)

With a shiver and shake!

      (shiver and shake!)

The birds flap their wings

      (flap your wings)

The dew melts away

      (shake the dew off your fingers)

"Good morning!  Good morning!" the little birds say.

 

 





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