Activity: Jumping Into A Feeling
to jump landing on two feet
|1||hula hoop||for prep|
|~ 4||chalk of different colors||for prep|
- Totetude Jumping Into a Feeling [JPEG Image, 2.64 MB]
- Totetude Warm-up Song [Totetude resource link]
- Totetude Hula Hoop Circle [JPEG Image, 2.92 MB]
- Use a hula hoop and chalk to make 12 circles. Three rows of four columns. First row: angry, sad, tired, and happy. Second row: angry, tired, sad, and happy. Third row: tired, angry, happy, and sad.
- Totetude Warm-up Song
- Show the learners the different faces drawn on the ground. Discuss the feelings represented by each face.
- Have the learners line up and jump from circle to circle to make it to a different side. They can jump into all the faces and make a snake shape, just the outside faces and make an O, or jump up one column and then down the next and make an M.
- Now ask the learners to line up. One learner at a time must jump (beginning from the bottom row and off of the game from the top row) by avoiding the feeling you call out.
- After each learner, the educator may wish to change the feeling being called out.
- Once everyone has a turn or two, change the rule. Now when you say a feeling, the learners can ONLY jump in the circle with that feeling to get off the game at the opposite end.
- Color code circles to match the feelings. Red is angry, green is happy, yellow is tired, and blue is sad.
- Allow learners to draw circles with chalk and a hula hoop.
- I am able to jump landing on two feet.
- I am able to try different ways of doing things.
- I am able to use what I know to play a game.