Creative Drama & Movement Lesson Plan:Autumn Fun with Apples & Leaves

Creative Drama & Movement Lesson Plan:Autumn Fun with Apples & Leaves

It can be used by PreK-2nd grade students.

Included: PDF, 12 Pages

Your Pre-k to 2nd Grade classroom can celebrate Autumn by performing, moving and listening to classical music. As they develop their gross motor skills, coordination and vocal expression, the students will explore the worlds of apples and leaves. Your student can explore the world of arts and learn how to express their creativity in ways that they love.

The National Dance Education Organization and The Educational Theater Association have provided the standards for this lesson plan.

These lesson plans are:


Specific Objectives



Materials required

You will find step-by-step instructions for both a vocal and a physical warmup.

Step-by-Step directions to Drama and Movement Circle, including poems.

You can attach index cards to all directions provided by the cut-outs

to use during class.

Drama Circle: Vocal Expressions and Gestures to “Way Up High” in the Apple Tree

Movement circle: Use scarves and fun movements to bring the leaves dancing to life.

An adaptation of the poem “How The Leaves Came Down”.

Susan Coolidge


Autumn · Dance · Drama

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