Activity Idea: Animal Moves
1. Show the children one of the animal cards.
2. Discuss the movements of that animal.
3. Have the children move around the space pretending to be that animal.
4. Repeat the activity with a different animal.
If using POCET™, this activity correlates to Developmental Guideline: PH3: Demonstrates Balance and Control During Locomotor Movement.
Expand this activity's imaginative fun by adding more dramatic play elements. For example, you can use costumes, or have some children pretend to be animals at the zoo and have others figure out which animals are being portrayed.
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