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Create a Family Dance

We all love to dance... right?! Let's get moving!! 1. 🤔 Each family member must decide on one dance move they want to add to the family dance. 2. Stand in a circle and have a DJ (whoever listens to the best music) choose a song. 3. 💃🏽🕺🏽Each family member takes a turn showing their dance move and the rest of the family must repeat it. 4. Decide as a family on the sequence of dance moves, putting all the dance moves together to create your Family Dance! 5. Tap the add button 6. Tap the video button to record your complete Family Dance! 7. Tap the check to save 8. 🤣 Laugh uncontrollably Family Why: This activity builds focus and memory muscle. Children have to focus on learning a new move and remembering the pattern of the family dance. Movement is important for brain development and everyone needs time to relax and destress as well! Add your family dance throughout your week or have a special song you can use as a signal to have everyone spontaneously break out into the dance again!

1st Grade, Kindergarten, Pre-K, Home Learning, Drama, Physical Education
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Encouraging students and families to keep moving and having fun together is important in learning at home. This activity builds focus and memory muscle. Children have to focus on learning a new move and remembering the pattern of the family dance. Movement is important for brain development and provides an opportunity to move, relax and destress. Shape America National PE Standard 5: The physically literate individual recognizes the value of physical activity for health, enjoyment, challenge, self-expression and/or social interaction. Estándar 5: La persona físicamente alfabetizada reconoce el valor de la actividad física para la salud, el disfrute, eldesafío, la auto-expresión y/o lainteracción social.