"Creating Movement through Literature" Dance Lesson Plan
Students listen to a story and then use the words from the book to generate dance movements.
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Flip and Flop: An Adaptation Through Dancing Echoes with Shapes and Locomotor Movement
Dancers practice echoing through dance. They listen to a story "Flip and Flop" and then are put into pairs. One partner is Flip, while the other is Flop. Flip creates a shape by dancing, and Flop, the other student, echoes that shape by...
K - 2nd Visual & Performing Arts
Activity Plan Mixed Ages: Do the Animal Dance!
Students create a dance based on animal movements. In this kinesthetic lesson plan, the students will read and imitate animals in a creative way and share their dances with the group. The lesson includes a take-home activity and a math...
Pre-K - K English Language Arts
Jingle Bell Dance With the Crazy Frogs
Skater's Glide, Reindeer Stomps, Skiers, and Snow Shoe Marches are the four types of dance steps in this activity. Find the Crazy Frog version of "Jingle Bells" and teach these dance moves. There is a video included so take a look at it...
K - 4th Physical Education
Summer Activities A Wake-Up-The-Earth Dance
Students practice making music and dancing. In this early childhood lesson plan, students invent music and movements with their bodies, such as clapping and hopping, to mimic how people long ago used to attempt to "wake up the Earth." ...
Pre-K - K Science