Promotes physical activity

Boogie Oogie to the left
Boogie Oogie to the right
Turn around and shake, shake, shake
Then jump with all your might

Boogie Oogie to the right
Boogie Oogie to the floor
Turn around and jump back up
Let’s do it just once more

By Christy Sluyter, Anne Lindsay
© 2009 University of Nevada Cooperative Extension/ASCAP All rights reserved, used by permission

Lindsay, A., and Sluyter, C. 2009, The Boogie Oogie Slide, Extension | University of Nevada, Reno

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Healthy Kids - Physical Activity Toolbox

The toolkit will assist parents, child care providers and teachers with integrating physical activity throughout each day and providing programming that helps children meet age-level physical activity recommendations.