Movement Song Favorites PK-K-1-2-3

This modules includes many favorite movement songs in one module

  • Shake it!  (with teacher demo)
  • Let’s Get you Moving. (no demo)
  • Action Leader (no demo)
  • One Green Jelly Bean
  • Elephants Have Wrinkles
  • Monkeys
  • Go Bananas
  • Sleepy Bunnies
  • Button Factory
  • Goin’ on a Bear Hunt
  • Dinosaur Ditty-wa
  • Fuzzy the Clown (no demo)
  • Come on Dance.  (no demo)

Supporting Resources

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Objectives

  • I can sing and move to music
  • I can keep the beat
  • I can create movement to music

Teaching Procedure

1 Shake it!

- this is a movement song favorite by Susie and Phil

- a demo follows with ideas if you need a few

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2 Demo Video for "Shake it!"

- here are some movement ideas if you need them

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3 Get You Moving

- this is one of my favorite Susie and Phil songs

- listen to the words of the song and do what it says

- then see if you can remember

- this is a great song to practice moving to high and low

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4 Action Leader

- this is another Susie and Phil favorite!

- choose 4 leaders

Leader 1 - the best one
Leader 2 - the slowest
Leader 3 - the fastest
Leader 4 - the best (gets an extra section.

Each leader creates a movement to keep the beat and all copy them

We'd love to have your kids demo if you get a good one!

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5 Sing and move to "One Green Jelly Bean" with the kids

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6 "One Green Jelly Bean" Lyrics video

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7 "Elephants Have Wrinkles" lyrics video

- make up your own movements as you sing along

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8 "Elephants Have Wrinkles" kids demo video

- here's some ideas for movement to the song!

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9 Monkeys song - lyrics video

- make up your own movements as you sing along

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10 "Monkeys" kids demo video

- here's some ideas for movement to the song!

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11 "Go Bananas" lyrics video

- make up your own movements as you sing along

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12 "Go Bananas" kids demo video

- here's some ideas for movement to the song!

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13 "Sleepy Bunnies" lyrics video

- make up your own movements as you sing along

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14 "Sleepy Bunnies" kids demo

- here's some ideas for movement to the song!

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15 "Button Factory" lyrics video

- make up your own movements as you sing along

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16 "Button Factory" kids demo

- here's some ideas for movement to the song!

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17 "Goin' on a Bear Hunt" lyrics video

- make up your own movements as you sing along

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18 "Goin' on a Bear Hunt" kids demo video

- here's some ideas for movement to the song!

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19 "Dinosaur Ditt-wa" kids demo

- copy the movements

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20 "Dinosaur Ditt-wa" lyrics video

- copy the movements in the video

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21 Fuzzy the Clown

- in this song you'll dramatize movements like Fuzzy the Clown

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22 Come on Dance

In this song, make a large spaced out circle.

Invite one student to create movement that all copy.

When that student would like to, he can point to another student (at any time) who becomes the new leader.

This dance is a lot of fun!

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