Chapter 2: Movement, Expression, and Creativity Part of Making Music Live In This Section The line dance From Making Music Live The simplest form of group dance is the line dance, in which the dancers follow the leader either in a circle or in free patterns around the room.... The mix-it-up From Making Music Live With partner songs and rounds, you can do a mix-it-up. A partner song is made up of two or more songs that are sung at the same time. UU song leader Dr. Using hand gestures From Making Music Live Adding hand gestures to songs can be a participatory event.... Isolation exercises From Making Music Live Find any excuse to get children up and moving, particularly with songs. Then bring in the emotions.... Laughter From Making Music Live There is actually a new form of yoga that has evolved in India: laughter. Simply initiate laughter among the children and have them keep it going.... Improvised movement From Making Music Live Allowing children to make up their own movements to recorded music is a great way for them to let off steam and let their creativity flow.... Drum Circles From Making Music Live The phenomenon of drumming and drumming circles is still in its infancy.... A few words about creativity From Making Music Live You may have noticed by now that the possibilities for engaging children with music are endless.... Starting a church children's choir From Making Music Live People often think that the purpose of a children's choir is to perform during worship from time to time. Performance (or celebration) is the goal, the... PREVIOUS: Music as a part of ritual UP: Making Music Live NEXT: The line dance Download all of Making Music Live (Word) (PDF) to edit or print.