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COPYRIGHTED MATERIAL Introduction  5 instruction necessary to refine their movement skills and expand their move- ment vocabularies. Moreover, with these movement activities, the children have the opportunity to frequently experience success, which makes movement plea- surable for them. Thus they are more likely to become (and stay!) physically fit. As Eva Desca Garnet writes in Movement Is Life, “Our biological need for movement is ensured by the sensation of pleasure in movement” (1982, 11). Social/Emotional Development Marianne Frostig, in her classic book Movement Education: Theory and Prac- tice, writes, Movement education can help a child to adjust socially and emotionally because it can provide him with successful experiences and permit interrela- tionships with other children in groups and with a partner. Movement COPYRIGHTED MATERIAL