Leader: This is my FAVORITE repeat-after-me song! Scouts: This is MY favorite repeat-after-me song TOO! A yellow bird (echo) with a yellow bill (echo) was sitting on (echo) my window sill (echo) (all) A yellow bird with a yellow bill, was sitting on my window sill. I lured him in (echo) with a piece of bread (echo) and then I squashed (echo) his little head (echo) (all) I lured him in with a piece of bread, and then I squashed his little head. The moral of (echo) this story is (echo) if you like bread (echo) protect your head! (echo) (all) The moral of this story is, if you like bread protect your head!
We add hand motions for “squashed” and “head” by squashing fist into hand and then pointing to our heads.
This is a variation of the “other” bird song listed at this site. Make sure you get the adults singing this and watch their faces!!!