Move to Music

Age: Infant, Toddler, Preschool, Kindergartenmusic-keyboard

Equipment: Music

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

Activity description:

  • Put on some music and have children free-dance around the space.

Skill development:

  • Physical skills: dancing; patterns; rhythm
  • Non-physical skills; self-discovery; creative play

Adjust the challenge:

  • Start with dancing using only the arms, then add in more body parts.
  • Increase the tempo of the music so the children move faster and increase their heart rates.
Posted in 0-18 months (Infant), 18 months-2.5 years (Toddler), 2.5-4 years (Preschool), 4-6 years (Kindergarten), Equipment required, M-R, On-the-spot, Open space, Small space

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