When children to move in time to music, it helps them develop a sense of rhythm. Performing activities such as dancing, marching, or clapping to a beat helps children learn where to divide language, which will help them sound out words when they are learning to read.
Part of social emotional learning is being aware of what you can do and developing self-esteem. This song celebrates the joy of having energy, and some of the things we can do with our bodies. It is nice to remind young children of what they can do to help deal with frustration about something they can’t do!