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Pretend you’re walking on ice cubes with bare feet. Brrr! Are you moving fast or slow? Careful not to slip!

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Safari Stretch: Act like a giraffe. Eat leaves. Stop for a drink. Enjoy the view. What other activities do you do in your typical giraffe day? Theater
Sea Legs: Walk like a pirate on his ship during a storm. How do you move your feet? Legs? Remember, the waves are rocky and you need to keep your balance! Theater
Rhyme Time: How many words can you rhyme with dance? Use your list to write a short poem. Read it to a friend or family member. Literary Arts
Rock Out: Turn up your favorite tunes and play the air guitar. Music
Shabby Chic: Build a fort using objects inside your home, like couch cushions, dining room chairs, and blankets. What kind of fort are you making? Is it a clubhouse? A shelter? Visual Arts
Sinking Sprint: Pretend you’re running over quicksand. Yikes! How fast do you move your legs to keep from sinking? How high do you kick them? Theater
Sky Sights: Look closely at the sky. Do you see any clouds that look like objects? Ask a friend if they see what you see. Visual Arts
Shadow Show: Make shadow puppets on the wall. Create a two character story—a character for your left hand and one for your right hand—and perform a puppet show. Theater
Shout it Out: You overheard your friends are throwing you a surprise party. Practice the perfect surprise party squeal so they won’t know the secret’s out. Theater
Myth Maker: Ever heard the superstition that opening an umbrella indoors brings bad luck? What about the one that says finding a penny brings good luck? Make up a new superstition. See if anyone believes it. Literary Arts
Noodle Stroll: Pretend you’re walking on spaghetti with bare feet. Is it easy or hard to get around? How many noodles get stuck between your toes? Theater
Music Muscles: Walk like you’re the drum majorette, or leader, of a marching band. Is it easy or hard? Remember to stand up straight, lift your knees, and strike up the band. Music
Mute Button: Without talking, show you’re annoyed by the people talking behind you in the movie theater. Can someone guess what you’re acting out? Theater
On the Prowl: Act like a wolf. Run. Dig. Howl. What other activities do you do in your typical wolf day? Theater
Picture Perfect: Make a sentence using pictures instead of words. Show it to your friends or family. Can they tell what the sentence is based on your drawings? Visual Arts
Q & A: When someone asks you a question at home today, respond in your very best robot voice. Can people understand your answers? Theater
Orange You Glad…: Divide an orange into four sections. Cover your teeth with the peel from one wedge. Sing “Happy Birthday.” Easy or hard? Music
Patriotic Puzzler: Time to update an old classic. For fun, write a new Pledge of Allegiance. Recite your version out loud for a friend or family member. How would yours sound at the beginning of each school day? Literary Arts
Tooth Tunes: Hum your favorite song while brushing your teeth. How much can you belt out before drooling? Music
Triple Dare: Say the words “ballet bunny rabbit” three times fast. Is it easy or hard? How about five times fast? What other tongue twisters do you know? Literary Arts
Think Big: Pretend you’re eight feet tall. What do you see from up there? How does moving around change? Remember, be careful not to hit your head! Theater
Toe Tunes: Tap your feet to your favorite song. Can your feet keep the beat? Music
Turnaround Tunes: Sing the alphabet backwards. Do you need to stop mid-song and think about it or are you an ABC pro? Music
Weird Words: Make up a new word. What does it mean? Use it in conversation with your friends or family. Can they tell what it means? Can you get anyone else to start using it? Literary Arts
YouToon: Draw a cartoon version of yourself. What are you doing in the cartoon? Add a voice or thought bubble. Share it with a friend of family member. Can they tell it’s you? Visual Arts
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