to act out movements without language
|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|
- ZooBooks: Wild Dogs [External link]
- Totetude Yoga Warm-up [Totetude resource link]
- Red Fox [External link]
- Gather materials.
- Totetude Yoga Warm-up
- Show the learners a picture of a fox and discuss what they see.
- 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.
- Play soothing music and have the learners move around their space as a fox.
- 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.
- 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.