PlayMotion Music: Nutrition & Movement


In this module children learn the importance of healthy food choices and how nutrition impacts their energy and physical development with these preschool nutrition songs.

The children will consider questions about food choices; “How do I feel when I eat unhealthy food? Does it give me energy to hike up a mountain? How do I feel when I eat nutritious food?”

The children will continue to develop their musical skills and understanding by reading and playing rhythm combinations on the hand percussion instruments.

Aspects of development addressed in this module:

• Self Regulation
• Attention Maintenance
• Imitation
• Purposeful Movement
• Engagement and Persistence
• Shared Use of Space and Materials
• Phonological awareness
• Cooperation with Adults and Peers
• Spacial Relationships
• Language and Literacy Development • Social Emotional Development
• English Language Development
• Cognition
• Gross Motor Manipulative Skills
• Gross Locomotor Movement Skills
• Fine Motor Manipulative Skills
• Performing Arts: Music, Drama/Dance • Musical concepts and expression


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Children enjoy moving their bodies in creative ways as they learn important lessons about making healthy food choices with these preschool nutrition songs. Along with many great songs and a story about nutrition, children will be jumping and shouting “Yeeeehaaa!!”, moving like various animals, dancing the Ladybug Dance, going on a Dragon Hunt, swimming like a fish in a pond and playing an African stone passing game. Then it’s time for instruments! Children will play shakers, bells, scrapers, triangles and drums to make rhythmic songs, play music patterns, tell a story about camping and a variation on a classic children’s song. This music module is an 11″X 17″ Song Card Book made of sturdy paper. There is a Song Card for each of the songs and activities with step-by-step instructions to guide teachers as they present the music activities. Handy pockets on the front cover contain a Teacher Training video DVD with a training video for each of the songs in the module, an Interactive Audio CD and a collection of Rhythm Sound Cards. For use with Grades PreK-2.

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