This Musical Movement activity will bring back some memories for a lot of you! When was the last time you did The Chicken Dance?? In case you don’t know it, this polka-like song is a staple at most weddings and dances. Have your kiddos tried it? Mine think it is hilarious and aside from all the fun, it’s actually a great way to practice bilateral coordination, rhythm, motor control and body awareness.
WHAT YOU’LL NEED: An open space and the song! There’s no way you’ll be able to resist jumping in and try it too!!
SKILL AREAS ADDRESSED: bilateral coordination, gross motor skills, motor control, proprioception
Want to take a closer look at the skills kids are using in this activity? Check out our Clinical Closeup page, where we break down the skills listed below in terms everyone can understand.