Dance and Sit

Age: Infant, Toddler, Preschool, Kindergartenmusic-xylophone

Equipment: Music

Space requirements: On-the-spot, small space, open space

Activity description:

  • Children dance to music.
  • When the music stops, children stop dancing and sit on the ground.
  • When the music comes back on, children stand and start dancing again.

Skill development:

  • Physical skills: full body movement; coordination; rhythm
  • Non-physical skills: listening and following instructions; creative play; self-discovery

Adjust the challenge:

  • Have the children dance more vigorously
Posted in 0-18 months (Infant), 18 months-2.5 years (Toddler), 2.5-4 years (Preschool), 4-6 years (Kindergarten), C-D, Equipment required, On-the-spot, Open space, Small space

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