Old Bald Eagle

Lyrics

(American folk song)

1. Old bald eagle sail around, daylight is gone.
Old bald eagle sail around, daylight is gone.

2. Two bald eagles…

3. Three bald eagles…

4. Four bald eagles…

Game

Formation: Students stand in a circle. One student (“It”) stands in the middle.

Verse 1: Students sing while walking around in a circle. “It” skips in place.
Verse 2: “It” chooses someone from the circle and skips with that person (“It #2”) (holding hands) inside the circle.
Verse 3: It #2 chooses a partner (“It #3”), and 3 people skip around inside.
Verse 4: It #3 chooses a partner, and 4 people skip around inside.

See also

  • Song with chords (PDF)
  • MIDI file
  • Listen to the song

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