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Name of Activity:
Follow the Leader Locomotors
Purpose of Activity:To differentiate between Locomotor and Non-Locomotor Movements.
Suggested Grade Level:K-2
Materials Needed:Music Player
Description of Idea
Explain to your students the difference between Locomotor and Non-Locomotor Movements.
Locomotor - when you are moving from one place to another (skip, walk, gallop)
Non-Locomotor - when you are moving your body, but not going anywhere (dance in place, wiggle, bend, shake)
Demonstrate what students will do when the song comes on and let them listen to the beginning of it, see video below:
The song used can be purchased here.
Informal observation of students differentiating between locomotor and nonlocomotor movements..