Use your body and mind to tell the story any way you want to tell it. Move along with Konora and use her ideas if you get stuck.
There are lots of different characters in all these stories; you don't have to be a Kangaroo, a boy, or a girl to do all the parts. [3:40]
Join Konora and Divoc as they tell the story of a cat who moves just like a person. Adapated from a story by Helen Landalf's in Movement Stories for Young Children, ages 3-6. [7:28]
Such a good story to do around chore time for a little extra motivation. Do you like to help around the house? It feels nice to help out, doesn't it? Try a little improv (moving without a plan or instruction) at the end. The song is "From the Beginning" by Christopher Ferris, from his album Improvisations. [3:18]
Caregivers: If you want to lift/spin your child in the story, they'd love it.
Get ready to make shapes with your body in the beginning.
[Caregivers could chase the soup, eat the burrito, etc.]
Intended as a wind-down or meditative story. This is a story book by Douglas Wood. You may notice your reader is really feeling the powerful message of this story at the end. [4:59]
You could use any stuffed animal or your imagination.
This story tells the words as written in the a book by Byrd Baylor. Join Konora as she listens, and tell the story with your body. We love the way this story makes us feel. The background song is "Children" by Robert Miles from the album Dreamland. [4:05]
Konora's not allowed to go to the park, so she goes in her imagination. Come with her? Guest appearances by Pandora. [3:16]
Use your body and mind to tell the story any way you want to tell it. We made this one a little shorter so you can create your own ending. Please tell us what you think happens next. [3:23]
Story from Movement Stories for Young Children, ages 3-6 by Helen Landalf. Background music is Craig Wingrove's "Warmup" from the album Musical Gems XV For Ballet Class. [3:41]
Konora's been trapped in her house. In this story, she tries to cheer herself up. Join her when you're feeling a little sad and want to slow down and move gently with breath. [7:12]
Practice your spotting, monkey jumps, and bridges with Konora in this story. Be extra careful with your neck learning the bridges - keep you chin close to your chest. [3:44]
Konora can't go to the beach or the ocean, but she can go in her imagination. Join her in telling the story. Use your own ideas for ways to move. [2:58]
Join Konora as she free dances, or improvs to Strange Site by KT Tunstall from the album Tinker Bell and the Legend of the NeverBeast. Dance any way you wish and use her ideas if you get stuck. [2:46]