Scots Sangs Fur Schools

Traditional and new Scots songs for use in Scottish schools

Three craws sat upon a wa


Three craws sat upon a wa
Sat upon a wa, sat upon a wa aw aw aw
Three craws sat upon a wa
On a cold and frosty mornin.

[hold three fingers of right hand chenched in left fist, and wave them]

The first craw was greetin for its maw.
[indicate first finger, then mime crying]

The second craw couldny flee at aa.
[indicate second finger, then waggle elbows trying to fly]

The third craw fell an broke its jaw.

[indicate third finger, then smack self gently on jaw]

The fourth craw wisnae there at aa.
[hide all fingers, then shrug and open hands out]