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Rocket Ship Whole Body Listening

So I do love Larry and his Whole Body Listening, but you know I also love to reinvent the wheel. SO, of course I created a Whole Body Listening poster/activity featuring, what else but, rocket ships! Now, I'm into the sequencing of a rocket ship (3...2...1...) and I think it's simple for kids to follow. However, that's not why I chose it. Rocket ships are cool, they're universally pleasing to both girls and boys, and they're easy to chop up in PowerPoint! LOL

I chopped up the rocket ship to give you a more user-friendly way to step into whole body listening. Not that it wasn't user-friendly already, again, Larry is great. Think of this as a yoga activity. You're starting with 3...quieting the bottom of you, your feet, your legs, etc. Moving onto're quieting your hands, your arms, your shoulder, you're turning to the speaker. Then're eyes, ears, mouth, nose, eyebrows, heart, brain, hair, etc. is focusing on the speaker and quieting down to listen. By the time you hit 1 you're ready to blast off into listening!

You're going to want to use velcro and pull off/put on the parts of the rocket ship as you're teaching or getting ready to use whole body listening. I've also provided a "blank" rocket ship and then attach the manipulatives associated with whole body listening (eyes, ears, etc.). However, there's a ton of parts and I often lose things when there are too many accessories, SO I'm sticking with the printed version. To each their own though :)

Download this wonderful addition to your classroom/speech room on TpT HERE.

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