Montessori : Music ::: Movement & Drama

PURPOSE: internalize rhythmic concepts, tempo
body awareness and increases coordination and large motor skills

1. moving to music freely (freeform)
2. learning specific steps to a dance (structured)

-play music with obvious beat
-let student dance using props (scarfs)

=play music with obvious beat
=show student simple moves on the beat (big movement for down beat, small feetwork for 2,3,4)

-student to walk or stomp out the beat with their feet, standing up