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If in doubt dance it out, dancing releases all our tension and it's fun!

Why do it?

  • Have some active play when the weather restricts play outdoors.
  • Use their large muscles.
  • U.se their imaginations
  • Develop their hand and eye coordination.
  • Copy and create a pattern using their body.

How to do it

You’ll need: Music and your dancing shoes!

Choose a dance:

  • Bop to the beat: See if you can tap, clap, high five, or march to the beat!
  • Teach a new move: Copy each other’s spins, twists, turns and shakes then put your moves together!
  • Play zoo guess who: Take turns dancing as your favourite animals

 

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