Creative Movement

Creative Movement ages 5 and up:

 

Warm Up Circle:

Sit up tall

Pt and flex feet

Tickle your toes, knees, and tummy, and shoulders, head, shoulders, work our way down!

Row your boat! (Twist of back)

Shake out your legs

Turn to R and give your friend some magic, L

Butterfly shake

Butterfly fly to the R, L

Butterfly around the circle one by one! 

Butterfly go to sleep! (Bend over toes)

Crisscross Apple Sauce!

Clap x4, Clap in the air, Clap x4 and up in the air (later can add clap to the back, and hold 4, etc.)

Abs

Lets go flying on our tummies!

Child’s pose! Reach to R and L

Reach for a stars and forward stretch.

 

Locomotor:

Red light Green light!

Walks

Runs

Tiptoes

March

Jumps/Hops

Gallop/Horses

Skating arabesque

Turns

 

Leap from corner! One by one, have something they can leap over!

 

Axial Movement/Nonlocotomor/Stays in place (Laban Efforts): 

Shake and Freeze! In place

Bend

Twist

Sway

Swings

Push and Pull

Turn and Spot and Spin

Flow/Float (like clouds)

Kicks

Wiggle

Melt (melting ice-cream)

Grow (grow like little flowers)

 

FreezDance:

Free dance with music and POSE!

 

Cool Down:

Star on floor

Curl to a ball to one side, like a baby bird

And the other side!

Roll on tummies, come into a lion/upward dog

Curl in ball, close your eyes and go to sleep!

 

 

Sitting back up in circle and thank teacher and others with applause. 

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