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continued Observation and Evaluation: Does the child demonstrate proper posture and alignment,
with weight distributed evenly over all five toes and the heel of the foot? Does the child
respond appropriately to the imagery used?
Adding Equipment: Play “Walking Along,” inviting the children to accompany the song
with rhythm instruments. Those not developmentally ready to walk and play an instru-
ment at the same time should be allowed to simply stand and play.
Curriculum Connectors: By accompanying the activity with “Walking Along,” you are
bringing in the content area of music. Because self-discovery, including the exploration of
emotions, is the first step in social studies for young children, using the suggested imagery
incorporates that content area. Directional concepts are essential to reading and writing
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