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 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.)
Lets go flying on our tummies!
Child’s pose! Reach to R and L
Reach for a stars and forward stretch.
Red light Green light!
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
Push and Pull
Turn and Spot and Spin
Flow/Float (like clouds)
Melt (melting ice-cream)
Grow (grow like little flowers)
Free dance with music and POSE!
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.