Legs are heavy, legs are light

1-3 yrs
Child Development
Vocabulary development (action words, rhyming sounds)
Physical Activity

Walking in different ways

How to Play

1. Play follow-the-leader while you chant and the toddlers follow your actions around the room or outside.

Change it up / Alternatives / Additional Options

1. Have a toddler be the leader.

2. Play music with a low-pitched tone and slow tempo for heavy marching, then a high-pitched tone and fast tempo for tippy-toe movements.


Adapted from MOVE With Me From Birth to Three