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Animal Embodiment Activities

The video tutorials collated here invite the viewer to imagine how a particular animal moves through space. These movement activities encourage mover/s to explore their own movements, while also embodying specific animal-like movements that develop gross motor skills. 

The types of movements demonstrated in the video tutorials include crawling, squatting, reaching, running, jumping, hopping and climbing. The activities provide opportunities for the mover/s to develop skills in the physical domain such as stamina, strength, balance and coordination.

Eagle's Flight
00:48
The Crab Walk
01:38
Caterpillar Crawl
00:45
The Cat Walk
01:00
The Bear Walk
01:02
The Duck Waddle
00:52
The Spider Walk
01:27
The Snail Crawl
00:28
The Koala Hug
01:09