Short vowels: "Shake it" short vowel sounds song. It's a great way to get those kinesthetic learners learning and moving. While students sing the song, they shake the body part that goes with the vowel. There are also pictures included for visual learners.
5-4-3-2-1. In this simple game, students stand up and the teacher (or leader) has them do five different movements in descending order. For example the teacher would say: "Do fivejumping jacks, spin around four times, hop on one foot threetimes, walk all the way around the classroom two times, give your neighbor one high-five (pausing in between each task for students to do it).
Learn about short vowel sounds with this fun musical lesson on the sounds of the short a e i o and u from Learning Games For Kids, ad play the accompanying game! - http://www.learninggamesforkids.com/spelling_games/short-vowel-games/all-short-vowels/short-vowel-game.html