As If

Format: Individual Activity

Materials: None

Set Up: Kids in an open area

Object: Get moving!

Details: Read Sentences to the class. Have kids act out each sentence for 30 seconds:

  1. Jog in place as if a big scary bear is chasing you
  2. Walk forward as if you’re walking through quicksand.
  3. Jump in place as if you are popcorn popping.
  4. Reach up as if grabbing balloons out of the air.
  5. March in place and play the drums as if you’re in a marching band.
  6. Paint as if the paint brush is attached to your head.
  7. Swim as if you are in a giant pool of yogurt.
  8. Move your feet on the floor as if you are ice skating.
  9. Shake your body as if you are a wet dog.