Archive for the ‘Movement’ Category

Go Noodle – Brain Breaks for your Students

I truly believe that if your students aren’t engaged in learning that they will not be available to learn. Even the quietest students in your class need to get up and move around, they just might not show it as much. As educators, we sometimes forgot we have been trained to sit for a longer…

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Have a BALL this summer! :-)

Need a quick, inexpensive gift to give to your students this year!? I personally want them to be active, so I had a locally fun zone/active place donate 30 mins free play! I also bought a bag of small bouncy balls! Then I printed a card that I folded and stapled over the ziploc bag!…

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Soundscapes

This music technique of characteristic types of sound commonly heard in a given period or location. Some example of topics for a soundscape are: *City *Rain storm *Beach/Ocean *Forest *Culture *Restaurant *Emotion (choose one) *Digital World *Rain Forest See, think and wonder? The great kapok tree by: Lynne cherry  

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Fun Spelling Chants and Cheers

These spelling chants and cheers are used to help my students learn to spell their sight words. They have loved them so much! It also gets them moving and some of the cards get them off their feet! My favorite one is the bench press. ex. If you are spelling the word, ‘are,’ you would…

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