KINDERGARTEN IN MOTION

 

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GAMES IN SILENCE

 

 

 

 

 

Sleeping Ghosts

Concept:

The children play being a ghost. First they lie down and pretend to be sleeping. Upon a signal they get up and haunt or dance through the room. Following a second signal the witching hour is over and the ghosts fall asleep again.

Variations:

Dress up as a ghost with cloth or paper

Ghost turn into stone at the sound of the gong (Arl 2007)

 

 

 

 

 

Tiptoe like an Indian

Concept:

Like an Indian, the children tiptoe through the room without crashing into each other.

Variations:

Tiptoe through the Kindergarten (“nobody is supposed to hear us”)

Tiptoe in groups through the building

 

 

 

 

 

A Minute of Silence

Concept:

The children sit or lie down comfortably. They close their eyes or look into one position. Upon a signal everybody has to be quite and calm for one minute.