CHICKEN DANCE (DANCE OF THE LITTLE BIRDS)



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LS E-39, Side B.

Formation: With or without partners, at random in the hall.

Counts

l- 8 With two fingers and thumb of each hand at shoulder height "cheep-cheep" like a little bird. With arms at chest height flap both elbows as though flapping wings. Wiggle the torso while bending the knees and lowering the body toward the floor, keeping back straight. Clap hands.

9-32 Repeat three more times.

33-40 Find a partner and join right elbows. Turn CW for 8 cts.

41-48 Turn by the left elbow, CCW for 8 cts. *

49-56 Turn by the right elbow.

57-64 Turn by the left elbow.

* Partner change can be made here; leader just calls out "Change partners."


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