The”Music ‘n’ Motion” Obstacle Course is a 45 minute “musical circuit” of unique Music and Movement activities. Your kids won’t be bored with this 100% interactive class. Perfect for Kindergarten, daycares, after-school programs, summer camps and P.A days. The 45 minute class includes ALL of the following:
- PARACHUTE MUSIC GAMES!
- Develops a sense of rhythm
- Encourages cooperation
- Strengthens upper torso
- Differing abilities are non-issue
- Reinforces turn-taking/sharing
- Requires following directions
- Promotes social interaction
2) THE “HOBERMAN” SPHERE!
In music class, expand and contract the Hoberman to reflect dynamics, phrasing and rhythms. Each child receives a Hoberman and follows along. Children LOVE playing the Hoberman to music. This is how the it expands and contracts:
3) INTRODUCTION TO CLASSICAL MUSIC!
Peter and Wolf is a classic fairy tale that is accompanied by classical music. The children listen to the story and participate in a matching game, while listening to accompanying classical music and introducing children to different orchestral instruments. I also bring some examples of these instruments for children to look at and touch.
Sample instruments I will bring:
4) LEARN ABOUT TEMPO WITH THE METRONOME!
Kids are introduced to tempo ( play fast, play slow) with a metronome attached to an amplifier.
Here is an example of me playing the bucket drum alongside the metronome 🙂
5) THERE WAS AN OLD LADY WHO SWALLOWED A FLY!!
Kids follow a sing-along along with me and interact with several puppets. I always include this musical story in my classes. This song is beloved by kids and grownups alike!! Here is a sample of the song, and here are my puppets!
6) PERCUSSION PARTY! THE FINALE!
Kids will play on a huge variety of percussion instruments to popular pop tunes. Let the party begin!