Thankful Tree

Creative Dance Lesson Plan

The Thankful Tree Lesson Plan by Dance to Learn® is a Creative Dance Experience for children ages 3-5. Children will learn the importance of Gratitude as they complete and color their "Thankful for" Leaves. This lesson plan focuses on the Dance Concept of Space: Self Space & General Space as well as Locomotor vs Non-Locomotor Movement.

This Lesson Plan Includes: 

Downloads:
- Teaching Guide
- Prop List
- Music List
- Thankful Tree Digital Download

Videos:
- BrainDance Warm Up
- Standing Warm Up
- Developing Skills
- Obstacle Course
- COVID Modifications
- Creating/Freeze Dance

Course curriculum

  • 1

    Printables and Resources

    • Thankful Tree Teaching Guide

    • Class Printables

    • Prop List

    • Music List

  • 2

    BrainDance Warm Up

    • Thankful Tree BrainDance Warm Up

    • BrainDance Teaching Guide

  • 3

    Exploring the Concept

    • Thankful Tree Standing Warm Up

    • Standing Warm Up Teaching Guide

  • 4

    Developing Skills

    • Thankful Tree Developing Skills

    • Developing Skills Teaching Guide

  • 5

    Story Dance Pathway™

    • Setting Up your Obstacle Course

    • Thankful Tree Obstacle Course

    • Modified - COVID 19

    • Obstacle Course Teaching Guide

  • 6

    Creating

    • Thankful Tree - Creating

    • Creating Teaching Guide

    • Creating Teaching Guide