Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Children Of The Forest

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

CHILDREN OF THE FOREST (J3x32) 3C set John Morris Vallin Collection 1

1- 8 1s set, cast (2s step up) and 1s dance ½ Fig of 8 round 2s
9-16 1s dance ½ Fig of 8 (1L up round 2s, 1M down round 3s) while 2s+3s set, cross LH to opposite sides. 1M+2s and 1L+3s dance LH across. 213
17-24 1s dance ½ Fig of 8 to 2nd place own sides (1L up, 1M down) while 2s+3s set, cross RH to own sides. 1M+2s and 1L+3s dance RH across. 2(1)3
25-32 1s dance ½ Fig of 8 round 3s then 1s dance down and cast up into 3rd place (3s step up) 1s set

(MINICRIB, Dance Crib compiled by Charles Upton, Deeside Caledonian Society, and his successors)



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