This activity has been revised and was originally created by Judith E. Bevans and published in the Perkins Activity and Resource Guide (1st edition, Volume 2, 1992). The second edition is available for purchase.
Music is a universal language, and a great way to engage children in activity. This activity works to improve gross motor skills, teach children to follow directions, and relieve tension when the class needs a break. Lessons include Social Skills, English Language Arts, and Recreation and Leisure.