Birds in the Tree
    Footnotes

    241a

    Birds in the Tree

    Happily

    1. We will find a little nest

    In the branches of a tree.

    Let us count the eggs inside;

    There are one, two, three.

    2. Mother bird sits on the nest

    To hatch the eggs, all three.

    Father bird flies round and round

    To guard his family.

    Actions:
    Nest: Cup hands together.
    Tree: Hold arms up rounded over head.
    One, two, three: Hold up one, two, and three fingers.
    Sits on the nest: Cup left hand; place right hand on top.
    Flies: Move arms in flying motion.

    Words: Glenna Tate Holbrook, b. 1925. © 1977 IRI

    Music: Marjorie Castleton Kjar, b. 1927. © 1977 IRI