Free October Session Idea: I Wanna Move Like You

A fun session idea to promote physical movement and listening skills using the song “I Wanna Be Like You” from Disney’s “The Jungle Book” presented by Nathan Mensah!

  1. Introduce the song “I Wanna Be Like You” from Disney’s The Jungle Book
  2. Sing and play the song
  3. During the subsequent verse, adjust the lyrics to incorporate different movements
    • Example for jumping: “Everybody jump up high, everybody jump, everybody jump up high, everybody jump”
    • Example for clapping: “Everybody clap your hands, everybody clap, everybody clap your hands, everybody clap”
  4. During the chorus, change the lyric “I wanna be like you” to “I wanna move like you”
  5. Ask clients for suggestions on what physical movements to incorporate into the song
  6. Facilitate client’s movement suggestions into the song
  7. Repeat as appropriate for your group/client


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