Birds in the Tree


35395, Children's Songbook, Nature and Seasons, Birds in the Tree, 241

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.

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

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