This song is based on the Austrian folk song called "Und jetzt gang i ans Peters Brünnele".


*Or "Oh, an Austrian went yodeling."

Here are some other things that can go by:

Cuckoo bird (cuckoo, cuckoo)
Skier (swish, swish)
Cow (moo, moo)
Duck (quack, quack)

Game Instructions

There are different actions that can be done with this song. Here's one variation:

1. On "yodeling":
-Put your hands up to your mouth like you're going to yodel.

2. On "a mountain so high":
-Wave your hand over your head miming a mountain.

3. On "Yolay hee":
-Drum roll on your thighs.

4. On "Yodelay hee hoo, oh yodelay hee hoo":
-Slap thighs, clap hands, snap fingers twice (and repeat).

5. On "Yodelay hee hoo oh lay":
-Slap thighs, clap hands, snap fingers twice.

6. Variations on the different verses:

On "shh" (Avalanche):
-Swish your hands down.

On "arf, arf" (St. Bernard dog):
Put your hands down like a dog's paws.

On "boom, boom" (Grizzly bear):
-Stomp feet twice.

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Thanks and Acknowledgements

Many thanks to Ashleigh Hardin for contributing this song!