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How To Do the Chicken Dance

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Ready for some party fun? No matter your dance skill level, you can learn how to do the Chicken Dance as well as anyone else. All you need is the ability to allow yourself to look a little silly.
Difficulty: Easy
Time Required: A few minutes

Here's How:

  1. When you hear the first cheeps of the Chicken Dance, run to the dance floor and join the forming circle.

  2. Hold your arms up in front of you, forming beaks with your thumbs and fingers. Open and close your "beaks" four times to the music.

  3. Put your thumbs in your armpits and flap your elbows four times to the music.

  4. Bend your knees and wiggle your hips four times to the music, placing your arms and hands like the tail feathers of a chicken.

  5. Straighten your knees and clap four times, with the music.

  6. Repeat steps 2 thru 5 four times.

  7. Join hands with the person on each side of you and skip around in a circle to the music, reversing the direction of the circle once.

  8. Repeat the entire sequence until the end of the song.

What You Need

  • Chicken Dance music
  • A group of fun-loving people
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