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Activity: Fox

Objective:

to act out movements without language

Materials:

1 fox picture  per whole group
1 small piece of material or scarf  per learner
1 small toy or wooden block  per learner
(Optional)  1 soothing music  per whole group
(Optional)  1 audio device  per whole group

Supporting Media:

Prep:

  • Gather materials.

Instructions:

  1. Totetude Yoga Warm-up
  2. Show the learners a picture of a fox and discuss what they see.
  3. Discuss interesting facts about foxes:  a) There are many different types of foxes.  There are grey fox, red fox, and even Arctic fox; b) The fox is a type of wild dog; c) Foxes can eat earthworms, fish, berries, and small animals like mice; d) Fox usually live in a hole in the ground called a den; and e) Grey Foxes are the only type of fox that can climb a tree.
  4. Play soothing music and have the learners move around their space as a fox.
  5. To calm down, have the learners find a spot on the floor and lie down.  Practice breathing with a small toy or wooden block on their chest.  Have them watch as the toy rises and falls with each breath.

Reflections:

  • I am able to act out the movement of a fox.
  • I am able to remember activities that calm me down.
  • I am able to position myself without bothering others.

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Time:

Prep
0-15 minutes
Engagement
20-30 minutes
Cleanup
0-10 minutes

Location:

  • Open Area

Meta:

Theme
Respect
Multiple Intelligence
Bodily-Kinesthetic
Bloom Taxonomy
Create
Instructional Strategy
Experiential Learning
Subject
Physical Education and Health

Did you try this activity ? How did it go ?

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