Incorporating Folk Dance into the Music Class with Ease

  • Author: Robbin Marcus
  • Grade Level: 2 (adaptable to any elementary age)
  • Keywords: Playparty, folk dance, singing game
  • Lesson Overview: Over the course of several class periods, children will perform a familiar play party (such as Paw Paw Patch) as part of their regular music class routine. In an adjacent class at a later time, students will learn the additional moves for a similar folk dance (like Sweets of May) and perform it in class.

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