Classroom Management Activities
Parade Around - #38-39
Children parade around in a line.
Learning to Stop, Look, and Listen - #40-41
Children practice creating "a bubble of space" while marching and freezing.
Freeze Walk - #42-43
Children practice parading around the space and stopping when they hear the “Freeze” signal.
Sit Signal - #44-45
Students practice sitting and becoming quiet on the teacher's signal.
Can't Sit Still - #46-47
The teacher sings a song while the children move and follow along.
Paint the Bubble - #48-49
Children pretend their scarves are their paintbrushes and paint the inside of their bubbles (hoops).
Skitter Scatter - #50-51
Challenge children to find their own self-space.
Inside/Outside - #52-53
Children parade around cones, and, on signal, complete challenges inside the cones (e.g., "move like a bird").
Mingle, Mingle the CEC Way! - #54-55
Challenge the children to find their own self-space.
Shrinking Room - #56-57
Children travel in various ways inside of hoops, trying to avoid each other while the teacher gradually decreases the size of the activity area.
Partner Find - #58-59
Children avoid each other while moving to music, but find a partner to stand shoulder-to-shoulder with when the music stops.