Thursday, December 29, 2011

Parachute Play

Up-Down: Slowly raise the chute up, as you do chant up, up, up. Lower and chant down, down, down

Fast-Slow: Hold taut, start walking in a circle chanting slow, slow, slow, then speed up and go fast, fast, fast

Loud-Quiet: Makes waves so it is loud and chant loud, loud, loud. Then make small quiet waves and chant quiet, quiet, quiet

In-Out: Hold taut, chant in, in ,in as you walk in. Then out, out, out as you walk out

Under-over: Have child hold chute with two hands, then say under and child places one hand under chute. Say over and they place that hand on top of chute.

-From the book Parachute Play for Indoor/ Outdoor Fun by Liz and Dick Wilmes, 1985

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