Wednesday, September 5, 2012

Shake your groove thing!

Have you tried any of the videos from Have Fun Teaching yet? OMW, my kids seriously BEG me to play them. I let them get up and dance as long as they are still singing along. We've been playing the alphabet ones and in addition to the saying the letter sound (s) they also practice writing the letter in the air.  Today we tried the counting ones and they went nuts!  I am thrilled at how the songs have a hip beat so the kids think they are cool. These make the perfect break for antsy 6-year-olds and they are still learning!

Click HERE to go check out the counting videos! While you are there you may want to view the alphabet ones too! I just noticed tonight that they have shape songs and we are just starting out geometry unit so I am going to have to go check those out!

What is your favorite video? I am partial to the Counting Down from 20 since it says, "Shake your groove thing." LOL


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13 comments:

  1. Oh my goodness...those are so cute!! Thanks for sharing. I can't wait to show these to my kiddos. We've been taking 1-2 minute brain breaks with some dancing videos, but I love how these incorporate counting and letters. Love it!

    Rachel
    A-B-Seymour

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  2. Thankyou so much for sharing these videos!! I can't wait to use these!!!

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  3. Awesome post! Thanks for sharing this on your amazing blog :) YOU ROCK!!!

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  4. I LOVE these videos!!! Counting by 5's and Conting Down from 20 are really cute. I just spent the last 30 minutes watching different videos with my 5 year old daughter. She loved them too. I can't wait to use them with my class. I am posting these on my blog with a link back to you :)

    Toni
    http://hedrichshive.blogspot.com/

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  5. Thanks so much for the tip on the videos. I know what I will be doing tomorrow at work; they look great!

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  6. Oh my word I'm bobbing my head to the beat! We're definitely viewing these tomorrow morning! :) This will make a great Fun Friday activity:)Thanks for sharing!
    Yolanda

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  7. I love the butterfly life cycle song! It's a rap and in past years my kids have made me play it on repeat!

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  8. YES, I have been playing these for my kids the past few years! They FLIP over them! Best website ever!

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  9. Oh Jenn,
    Thanks so much for these fun videos. I love them and I'm sure my class will too. I also love the counting down from 20. Shake your groove thing. So Fun!
    Thanks Claire
    www.firstgradesmarties.blogspot.com

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  10. These videos were just what I was looking for! Thanks so much for sharing! My firsties will love these!

    Julie
    Ms. Marciniak's First Grade Critter Cafe

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  11. Very entertaining and educating. My kids really like it.

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