There Stands a Blue Bird

Another version: Going around de mountain, two by two (actions suit words).

There stands a blue-bird, tra,la,la,la.
There stands a blue-bird tra,la,la,la.
Gimme sugar, coffee and tea.

Now trip around the ocean, tra,la,la,la.
Now trip around the ocean, tra,la,la,la.
Gimme sugar, coffee and tea (one in ring dances around ring).

Show me your motion, tra,la,la,la (does solo dance).
Show me your motion, tra,la,la,la.
Gimme sugar, coffee and tea.

Show me a better one, tra,la,la,la (second solo step).
Show me a better one, tra,la,la,la.

Choose your partner, tra,la,la,la.
Choose your partner, tra,la,la,la.
Gimme sugar, coffee and tea.

(One in ring chooses partner and the new chose ring and the other comes out.)