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Name of Activity:

24K Magic Stick Dance

Purpose of Activity:

To work on sequences, synchronization, and rhythmic activities while having a fun time!

Suggested Grade Level:


Materials Needed:

Music Player
Lummi or Drum Sticks
STICK DANCE Written Steps

Recommended music:

Bruno Mars - 24K Magic RADIO VERSION

Beginning dance formation:


Description of Idea

Use the following tools to help you teach this dance to your students. Provided are the full written steps of the dance along with the dance being performed from start to finish with music. The physical education majors at the University of South Carolina designed this dance and provide all of the instructions and the full dance video.

STICK DANCE Written Steps (PDF)


Full Dance with Music

Submitted by Karie Orendorff who teaches at University of South Carolina in Columbia, SC. Additional authors for this idea were PEDU 196 Ed Dance Class at USC. Thanks for contributing to PE Central! Posted on PEC: 3/13/2018.
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24K Magic Stick Dance

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Previous Comments:

Penny Lewis

What happened to this video?

Shannon Nolan

I LOVE this!!! Totally doing this with my upper elementary students this week!!

Perry Bradley Jr

I really like the routine. I teach PE here in Columbia so its nice to see a video from the local university. I plan on incorporating it in a May Day event we have.

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