Folk Dances

Folk Dances

These are folk dances you can teach in your elementary music classroom. More folk dances are being added this school year in this category. You can find the accompanying lesson plans in the "printable lesson plans" category.

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Folk Dances
  • Alabama Gal

    "Alabama Gal" is a folk dance that is so much fun! Your students will love this dance. Be sure to watch the YouTube video to help you see this dance in action that I included the link to in the lesson plan.

    Materials needed: device to watch the lesson on

    Grade levels:
    Lower elementary...

  • The-Animal-Fair

    In this folk song, K-5th grade students will learn the song and add a dance to go along with it.

  • CircleRoundTheZero

    "Circle Round the Zero" is a folk song and dance that kids will love learning! Student's will learn how the melody moves, count the rhythms, and learn the song with the activity.

    Difficulty Level-All Grades

    Materials Needed-a device to play the video on