Category Archives: Creative Movement

Creative Movement With Seals

On Fridays, the Seals have Creative Movement, which is all focused on movement! We started with learning to start and stop our bodies while listening to music cues. While holding onto a colored stretch band, graciously provided by Bear Paw … Continue reading

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Follow the Spider Web Lines

“Wow, this is so cool!” “It’s a spider web!” “Do we get to be spiders?” Students are surprised and amazed when they walk into the music room to see a blue spider web on the floor.  They immediately want to … Continue reading

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Crawling in A Spider web!

In Creative Movement, I had a surprise for the Dolphins and Seals.  After our hello warm-up song, the students helped me roll up the carpet to uncover a larger than life spider web!  They were all so excited and thrilled … Continue reading

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Q-Chord: Move With Colors

I brought out a fun new instruments for the Seals and Dolphins to play: the Q-Chord.   Each student and teacher had a chance to play the Q-chord by moving a finger on the touch pad.  One student was feeling … Continue reading

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Dance, Dance, Dance, and Stop On Plate

“We dance, dance, dance, dance, dance, and then stop on a plate!” Focusing on the student’s impulse control, listening, and direction following, I had the Seals and Dolphins dance and then stop on a plate when the music stopped.  For … Continue reading

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From Head to Toe: Body Movement

“I can do it!” – Students in response to “Can you do it?” While patting my leg to keep a steady beat, I read From Head to Toe by Eric Carle with the Ducks, All-Stars, Seals, and Dolphins classes.  Each page … Continue reading

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Using A Stretch Band To Move

I love using my stretch band to facilitate movement.  The Dolphins and Seals had a blast using it today to jump, pull, push, and walk around in a circle.  We moved to the music’s beat and stopped when the music … Continue reading

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