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Self Regulatin Song or Movement songs

  • 1.  Self Regulatin Song or Movement songs

    Posted 02-09-2018 03:36 PM
    I'm looking for songs to add to my playlist for indoor gross motor.  Songs that encourage self regulation like Hokey Pokey and Tooty Ta. Songs that tell the children the movement they should be doing for the song. I found some with searching movement songs but wanted to see if anyone had some suggestions, TIA.

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    Susan Gilday
    Preschool Teacher
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  • 2.  RE: Self Regulatin Song or Movement songs

    Posted 02-10-2018 10:12 AM
    My students love some of the classic Greg and Steve songs in this category - particularly Listen and Move, Animal Action, and The Beanie Bag Dance.  Charlotte Diamond also has some nice ones.

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    Sherrie Rose Mayle
    Director/Teacher
    Campbell Parents' Participation Preschool
    Campbell, CA
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  • 3.  RE: Self Regulatin Song or Movement songs

    Posted 02-10-2018 10:35 AM
    I Like Anne Meeker's music. She has some songs specifically focused on self regulation. You might want to visit her website -  https://www.singplaylove.com/
    Jim Gill also has many fun movement songs -  http://www.jimgill.com/
    Those are a couple of my favorites.

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    Michelle Rupiper, Ph.D.
    Early Childhood Consultant
    Papillion NE
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  • 4.  RE: Self Regulatin Song or Movement songs

    Posted 02-12-2018 10:57 AM
    Laura Doherty has some great movement songs.  Our students love moving to "Shining like a Star" and "Popcorn."

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    Meaghan Fullerton
    Weekday Nursery School
    New Rochelle
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  • 5.  RE: Self Regulatin Song or Movement songs

    Posted 02-10-2018 12:11 PM
    I like the Party Freeze Dance by the Kilboomers

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    Muriel Paul
    Middletown IN
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  • 6.  RE: Self Regulatin Song or Movement songs

    Posted 02-10-2018 09:17 PM
    Hap Palmer has some wonderful movement songs children will want to do again and again.

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    Sharon Schwartz
    Flushing NY
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  • 7.  RE: Self Regulatin Song or Movement songs

    Posted 02-11-2018 07:18 AM
    I like Go Noodle. My class has been enjoying the song "Pop Se Co" by Koo Koo Kangaroo Roo. The site offers a section on movement with various songs.  The mindfulness videos are an excellent way to close movement/indoor recess and refocus.

    The "Yoga for Kids" videos by Appuseries on YouTube are also excellent in place of energetic movement song. They provide great movement and focus.

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    Jimmy Dunn
    Pre-3/4 & K Students w/ Multiple Disabilities
    Public School
    Bergen County, NJ
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  • 8.  RE: Self Regulatin Song or Movement songs

    Posted 01-11-2019 10:05 AM
    What great suggestions! How have these songs worked for you? Here are a few of my favorites:

    list of mindfulness and movement songs

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    Katie Scherrer
    Owner, Connected Communities Consulting
    Founder, Stories, Songs, and Stretches!
    Lexington KY
    www.storiessongsandstretches.com
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  • 9.  RE: Self Regulatin Song or Movement songs

    Posted 01-14-2019 12:30 PM
    We've been loving the Penguin Dance by Jack Hartman recently! I also like to do "(name), (name), jump up and down! Jump up and down, jump up and down. (Name), (name), jump up and down! Sit back down." They love having their names included and it's a great way to get them listening.

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    Olivia Schaffer
    Teacher
    Bright Horizons
    Atglen PA
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