Caitie is sharing helpful tips for learning in the classroom or at home using the song If You’re Happy And You Know It Spin Around from Super Simple Songs! She sings the song and shows us gestures for the key vocabulary words, too! This a fun version of the popular song If You’re Happy!
Try these ideas in the classroom or at home!
- This is a great movement song to do with a large group because all the movements can be done standing in one spot.
- Come up with new actions and make up new verses! Come up with new actions together, or pick one student to be the leader and lead everyone else in the actions, like touching your nose, or wiggling your shoulders.
- Sing and move to this song at the beginning of the day to help manage energy levels and get everyone ready to learn!
- We all know that a little bit of movement can help move some energy around, and sometimes turn a grumpy mood into a happy one, so try playing this song to get everyone moving anytime you need an energy shift in the classroom.