Frosty Weather - Interactive Movement Exploration
If you love the folk song FROSTY WEATHER like I do, your kids will have a blast using this fun interactive movement exploration set! Whether your kids are bursting at the seams with suggestions for weather and movement, or need a liiiiiittle bit of help in that area, this set is exactly what your classroom needs for building vocabulary and experimenting with movement. PLUS, you'll get to practice this song over and over--they will be ready to go when you are ready to extract an element for literacy purposes.
***The Goods Inside***
Teacher Talk with Anne - You'll get all of my tips for how to use this resource most effectively. Included is how I use the interactive pdf file to maximize student agency and engagement.
Song Notation & Game Instructions - I've included my version of this popular folk song, with stick notation, solfege, text, game options, seven additional verses, and pedagogical uses. This particular copy of notation also includes details of how I use this song and game for movement exploration.
Interactive PDF, Keynote Presentation, & Powerpoint Presentation - This file (in whatever format you choose!) is the perfect way to guide your students through movement exploration experiences. Whether they are working individually or in small groups, you can ask for student suggestions or generate the verses as I have written them. The opportunities are endless and can change with each weather/movement combination throughout the presentation.
Movement & Weather Flashcards - Included are flashcards for 8 different weather types and 18 different movements to mix and match, randomly assign movements to weather types, or to scaffold movement improvisation.
Video Walk-Through - I know it is always so helpful to hear someone actually talk through what it looks like to use a resource in your classroom. This video walk through is exactly that!
This set is the perfect way to start using purposeful and creative movement in your class today! You'll be promoting student choice, creating active music making expereinces, building a movement vocabulary, and practicing a folk song that can be used for literacy concepts later on. Also, you're kids will have so much joy while using this set!
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