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Music, Movement and Language 4: Manipulatives

2hours 0.2CEUs
$20

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Description

This class will introduce you to a variety of developmentally appropriate progressive sequences of activities using inexpensive manipulatives like scarves, sticks and bean bags as well as tunnels, mats and balance boards.

These activities will help children practice basic movement patterns that develop beat, rhythm and timing comprehension and competency as well as primary athletic skills like throwing, catching, kicking and swinging.

Goal: to learn how to develop children's basic movement and athletic skills through activities using a variety of inexpensive manipulatives

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Music, Movement and Language 4: Manipulatives

Goal: to learn how to develop children's basic movement and athletic skills through activities using a variety of inexpensive manipulatives

 

Table of Contents

  1. Developing Core Muscle Strength, Balance and Coordination Activities
  2. Developing Basic Muscular Reflexes with Spot Markers and Hoops
  3. Developing Fundamental Dancing, Balancing, Tossing and Catching Skills
  4. Developing Basic Beat and Rhythm Comprehension
  5. Building Strength, Balance, and Endurance With Funsical Coordination Courses
  6. Developing Coordination and Consideration with Cooperative Activities

 

Learning Objectives

After completing this class you will be able to:

  • identify at least two developmentally appropriate crawling, balancing and climbing activities and describe the benefits these activities can provide 
  • list at least 3 types of basic muscular reflexes and identify an activity that can help children develop
  • describe the primary activities that children can practice to develop their tossing and catching abilities
  • list and describe hoop, rhythm stick and paper plate activities
  • describe a variety of ways to set up coordination courses
  • describe at least one type of physical activity that teaches children to cooperate and share 

 

 

NOTE: This course may reflect state-specific regulations. No information in this course supersedes any state regulations you need to follow. You must consult your state’s regulations when developing policies and procedures. Regulations for all states are accessible on the National Database of Child Care Licensing Regulations. Click on the link provided to view regulations in your state.

 

Child Development & Guidance
Fitness & Movement
Exclusively Preschoolers

Learning Outcomes

After completing this class, the student will be able to:

  • identify at least two developmentally appropriate crawling, balancing and climbing activities and describe the benefits these activities can provide 
  • list at least 3 types of basic muscular reflexes and identify an activity that can help children develop 
  • describe the primary activities for each that children can practice todevelop their movement, balancing and tossing/catching abilities
  • list and describe hoop, rhythm stick and paper plate activities
  • describe a variety of ways to set up coordination courses 
  • describe at least one type of physical activity that teaches children to cooperate and share
Approved or accepted in:

Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Florida, Hawaii, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Louisiana, Maine, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Puerto Rico, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Virgin Islands, Virginia, Washington, Wisconsin