Move your mouse over me

Mobile Version

InsaneScouter Logo
Home > Resources > Activities > Songs


Edelweiss, Edelweiss, every morning you greet me
Small and white, clean and bright
You look happy to meet me
Blossom of snow may you bloom and grow
Bloom and grow forever
Edelweiss, Edelweiss, bless my homeland forever


Sitting cross-legged in a circle, each person places their left
hand face up between
their left knee and their neighbour's right knee about a foot off
the ground.
Everyone places their right hands, palm down, on their right
neighbour's upturned
left hand. To the music (so these actions fit half of one line of
the song)---- with
your right hand, first you hit your neighbour's left hand, then
your right knee, your
left knee, the bottom of your left hand and then the top of your
left hand twice.

E.g.: for the line "Edelweiss, Edelweiss", you'd go through the
actions twice.

The really hard part is switching directions. Usually initially
the switching starts at
the word blossoms (from Blossoms of snow.....) - so your left
hand is now doing the hitting and the right hand remains
Once they and you feel
comfortable with that you can switch every time (therefore you'd
switch twice a line).

Other Pages you May Like
Banks Of The Hanky Panky
Edelweiss Grace
The Great Meat Pie
I Have Lost My Underwear
Cub Cucaracha
Consider Yourself At Home

Search InsaneScouter

Show Control Box

Forgot Password     Signup

Scouting News
    View all Scout news


About | Sitemap | Advertise | Contact | Disclaimer | Privacy Statement

Helping Scout leaders one resource at a time...

Generously hosted by Techya

SRSquare manages this site

Materials found on the InsaneScouter's Website © 1998 - 2017 may be reproduced and used by all Scouting volunteers for training, entertainment and program purposes consistent with Scouting and Guiding Organizations. Unless otherwise noted on the page. If you believe we are republishing your copyrighted material without permission, please Contact Us including the link/url of said content to have it removed or your copyright information added.

Please be advised that InsaneScouter is NOT affiliated with any Scouting or Guiding Organization.

All opinions expressed on these pages are those of the original authors. All holdings are subject to this Disclaimer.