Tag Archives: Preschool

Bean Bags, Steady Beat, and Good Friends

The All-Stars and Ducks are focusing on friendship and teamwork in their classes. For a musical experience, we sung a little song and tossed bean bags with a steady beat to recognize the good friends around us. While tossing the … 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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Colors: “It’s the same!”

“Yellow is the color of the… sun.” In music, the Seals and Elephants are working on their colors.  First student picked a colored shaker or maraca.  Then I showed a picture of specific colored object and had the students name the color … Continue reading

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The “Action Cards” Dance

“Fishing!” said M. Ducks. “Bowling.” said J. Bears “Hoopla-hoop.” said J. All-Stars To create a structured sequential movement activity with the preschool classes, I used action pictures on cards.  With all the cards faced down, a student picked one and … Continue reading

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