Preschool Music & Movement Curriculum
PlayMotion Music is an interactive music and movement program that gives teachers everything they need to lead enriching and engaging music and movement groups with their students
With these songs for teaching imaginative movement the children will move their bodies to directed movement songs and imaginative movement songs. These activities help children to develop their gross and fine motor skills as well as their creativity and imagination. They also get a healthy dose of exercise in the process!
Fitness & Exercise
Tap into the power of music by using songs for teaching children fitness and exercise. The children will enjoy hopping on one foot, crawling like a crab, flying like a super kid, pushups, squats and more.
Nutrition and Movement
When learning through music, children learn and retain information at an accelerated rate. When combined with more traditional teaching practices, these songs and curriculum become an even more effective opportunity for children to learn.
Imagine It, Make It
Explore different types of buildings, who builds buildings and what buildings are made of. Interactive music and movement elements in this module include songs and activities in which the children will build, jump, lean, march, freeze and go on an adventure.
Call and response, directed movement and imaginative movement: children will be exploring all the ways that we get around our world. With these transportation theme songs for preschool children will be sailing, swimming, hot air ballooning, running, flying in an airplane, riding in an elevator and driving a tractor.
Music is a powerful tool for children’s language development. In this module we use songs with English and Spanish lyrics: Spanish songs for preschoolers with English lyrics. These songs and stories help preschoolers who speak English to learn Spanish and children who speak Spanish to learn English.
Preschool Math Skills
Early childhood educators know the value of music in their classrooms. Music contributes to the academic environment in ways that positively impact the whole child. Early childhood music education, using math songs for preschoolers, has a powerful impact on the development of foundational mathematical skills and thought processes.
Children will learn all about science while enjoying the fun and enrichment of interactive music and movement. Subjects include the water cycle, sound vibrations, photosynthesis, gravity, lightening, states of matter, the life cycle of a butterfly and more. Science concepts come alive for the students when they explore the wonders of nature by moving and interacting with the subject matter.
In this module we use fun dance beats and catchy rhythms to get everyone up and DANCING! Teachers and students alike will have a blast as they learn easy to follow along dance choreography to Hip Hop Jen’s high energy dance music. These songs combine catchy beats with interactive elements like imaginative movement and directed movement.
Me, My Family & Friends
A young child's family life is the most influential factor in determining their overall wellbeing. These songs give children an opportunity to dialogue about the people in their family, celebrate their family experience and to realize that family is something that we all share in common even though not all families look the same.
Back to School
These back to school songs for preschoolers provide teachers with an opportunity to introduce their students to number concepts and operations. Students will demonstrate dance and movement concepts, knowledge of the alphabet, and phonemic awareness. The children will compare and measure quantities and explore musical concepts and expression.