Listen and Move

Listen and Move

Location: indoor

Materials: speakers or a stereo

There is a huge library of preschool music that encourages movement and dancing. It can get overwhelming when trying to choose new music. Try this classic that allows kids to work on their gross motor development, while also practicing self control.

This particular song comes from Greg & Steve. You can sample it in this YouTube video:

Another fun movement song option comes from The Laurie Berkner Band called "Shake Your Body Down."

Available for purchase here.

What We're Learning:

  • self-expression
  • listening and following instructions
  • gross motor development
  • crossing the midline (and other pre-writing skills)
  • self-regulation (ie: not getting overly excited with the music)