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Once an Austrian Went Yodeling

A fantastic, fun-filled song with plenty of room for creative movement and sounds.



Once an Austrian went yodeling on a mountain so high,
When along came an avalanche interrupting his cry.
Chorus:
Ho-li-ah,
Ho-le-rah-hi-hi-a, ho-le-rah cuckoo
(rumble rumble)
Ho-le-rah-hi-hi-a, ho-le-rah cuckoo
(rumble rumble)
Ho-le-rah-hi-hi-a, ho-le-rah cuckoo
(rumble rumble)
Ho-le-rah-hi-hi-ah ho.

Once an Austrian went yodeling on a mountain so high,
When along came a skier interrupting his cry
Chorus:
Ho-li-ah,
Ho-le-rah-hi-hi-a, ho-le-rah cuckoo
(swoosh swoosh, rumble rumble)
Ho-le-rah-hi-hi-a, ho-le-rah cuckoo
(swoosh swoosh, rumble rumble)
Ho-le-rah-hi-hi-a, ho-le-rah cuckoo
(swoosh swoosh, rumble rumble)
Ho-le-rah-hi-hi-ah ho.

Once an Austrian went yodeling on a mountain so high,
When along came a Saint Bernard interrupting his cry.
Chorus:
(arf arf, swoosh swoosh, rumble rumble)

Once an Austrian went yodeling on a mountain so high,
When along came a grizzly bear interrupting his cry.
Chorus:
(grr grr, arf arf, swoosh swoosh, rumble rumble)

Once an Austrian went yodeling on a mountain so high,
When along came a milking maid interrupting his cry.
Chorus:
(tss tss, grr grr, arf arf, swoosh swoosh, rumble rumble)

...when along came a pretty girl... (smack smack)...
...when along came a Girl Scout... (cookies sir?)...

...and you can always add or invent more verses!






Drum hands on legs

Roll hands










Drum hands on legs

Swish arms side to side, roll hands











Hold arms up like a dog's, swish arms side to side, roll hands




Show bear claws...





Mime milking a cow...


Blow kisses
Offer somebody cookies