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You will need:

What to do:

  • pick 3 children to begin the game (they are all new squirrels who just moved to town)
  • the other children choose a 'nest' from the scattered articles
  • tell them that when they hear the music, their feet like to dance and so they get out
  • of their nests to dance around
  • when the music stops, their feet quickly take them to a nest any nest to rest!
  • the 3 new squirrels will also be searching for a nest to rest in so there will not be enough nest to go around
  • start the music and encourage children to move around
  • stop the music and encourage children to find a nest to rest in
  • any children left without a nest become the new squirrels in town quickly begin the game again so as to avoid tears or pouting

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