Resources for Music & Movement for Early Learners

Laban movement: lesson plan for the classroom:

Classics for Kids: wonderful interactive website for printables, movement ideas, and recordings: 

NY Philharmonic for Kids: interactive website for kids to play on the computer:   

Scroll down to the bottom of the page to access lessons and videos.  Lessons topics include: body parts, emotions, 4 count beat, partnering, leadership, and more: 

Brain Dance:

Brain Dance Warm-up with Rhythm Sticks:

Brain Dance Introduction:

Fit Hop Brain Dance:

More complex Brain Dance:

Dance is Good for the Brain:

Violin Brain Dance Music:

Spontaneous Dance Break – 4 count dance pattern:

Spontaneous Dance Party – Body Part Slide follow along:

Spontaneous Dance Break – Circle Dance: