Folk Dance Formation Posters by Mrs. Stouffer's Music Room

A pretty set of folk dance formation posters that will completely change your teaching!

I always became so frustrated with trying to teach my younger students folk dances. If I said walk to the right, I’d have someone turn left.  

Until one day I drew the kids on the board and showed them what I wanted them to do.  

Game changer!

This contains 15 posters with standard folk dance formations. Each poster features kids from a top down view so students can see which way they are supposed to face! 

Wooden Figure Freeze Brainergizer Videos by Hutzel House of Music

Your students will love to dance to the music and match the wooden figure’s freeze poses! This resource includes three videos that each feature five excerpts of contrasting styles of music to move to with unique poses to match after each piece. Fun for everyone!

Nifty States Props: Patriotic Cards for Singing the 50 States by Sweet Sounds

These printable Nifty States Props are awesome movement props for singing songs that list the 50 states. I included a version with state capitals too, for songs that include the state capitals.

Modern Movement Cards for Big Kids by Organized Chaos Music

These movement cards will appeal to all ages! The set comes with 30 different cards with movement prompts to get kids moving, including current popular dances, simple body percussion, animals, sports, and everyday objects. All of them are designed to be performed as a motion with a steady beat. The graphics will appeal to all ages.

Animal Movement Cards by Sally's Sea of Songs

Movements cards to get imagination flowing while using specific levels, weight, or flow. Opposites like high/low, bound/loose, smooth/bumpy, heavy/light. Enjoy a freeze dance and students freeze in the animal shape, or students move in the animal movement with the effort indicated and freeze when music stops.

Composing with Movement by The Yellow Brick Road

Composing with Movement is a beginner’s guide to body percussion. Students start by making the sound of a thunderstorm with their bodies. Then, they play the Body Percussion Game, where they practice clapping, snapping, patting, and tapping. Finally, they use printable body percussion cards to compose their own body percussion composition.

PreK Winter Music and Movement Lesson - Polar Bear Theme by SillyOMusic

This Music Lesson Plan is a favorite with my Pre-K and Kindergarten students! There are a variety of great activities so you can teach it in different variations for several weeks.

What Does the Fox Say? Set 2 by Music Mom

Using our bodies, keep the steady beat while speaking the rhythms to the steady beat.

Autumn Rhythm Activity to Sing Move and Play by Hutzel House of Music

Kids will be up and moving, singing an original song and then practicing their rhythm reading skills using your choice of voices, body percussion, or any instruments. Assessment option included!

Halloween Freeze Dance by Ginny's Music Space

Get your students moving, laughing, and learning with this freeze dance with a Halloween theme!

Movement Labels: Music Word Wall by Sweet Sounds

These Movement Word Wall Cards are awesome for teaching movement words for kids! Add these cards to your movement word anchor chart or pocket chart while teaching movement.

Christmas Body Beat Rhythm Game by Music Educator Resources

Similar to the game musical concentration but with a fun body beat twist! 40 different Christmas rhythm cards to use with your group.

Glue Dancing by Noteworthy By Jen

Get kids moving to music without being self-conscious using glue dancing! Kids get “glued” to the ground in different ways as the activity continues and provides tons of giggles and fun!

Body Percussion Charts for Ensembles or Distance Learning by Beth's Music Classroom

Get your students moving with these body percussion charts, including snap, clap, pat, and stomp. Available in Google Slides and PDF, several different rhythmic patterns are included in stick and staff notation, as well as color and black/white.

We Are Dancing in the Forest Song and Literacy Movement Pack by Floating Down the River

This Song and Literacy pack has everything- It is one of my students’ favorite songs and games, plus you can work on simple rhythm, sol, mi, and la, and work on literacy. Perfect for in person, social distanced, or virtual learning! A Hidden Gem!

Creative Movement Poses Cards by Music with Mrs. Tanenblatt

Visuals that will help students of all ages to express themselves through movement!