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Creating With Kids – Michelle Hippensteel

Creating With Kids is an interview project I started in 2013! I decided to reinstate the project in 2019! So here it is! Creating with Kids 2.0! So excited to feature creative and inspiring teachers from all over the world! I hope you enjoy the interviews and can take something special away from each one. A look inside a dance …

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Creating With Kids – Mack Oliver

Creating With Kids is an interview project I started in 2013! I decided to reinstate the project in 2019! So here it is! Creating with Kids 2.0! So excited to feature creative and inspiring teachers from all over the world! I hope you enjoy the interviews and can take something special away from each one. A look inside a dance …

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Foot Shake

Yesterday I came up with a partner obstacle course to try with my littles and they really got it! I wasn’t sure if they would but it was great and I was so inspired! Here’s what we did if you would like to try it! Set up four corner dots. Set up a bridge at the furthest end. I use …

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Creating With Kids – Jessica Baudin-Griffin

Creating With Kids is an interview project I started in 2013! I decided to reinstate the project in 2019! So here it is! Creating with Kids 2.0! So excited to feature creative and inspiring teachers from all over the world! I hope you enjoy the interviews and can take something special away from each one. A look inside a dance …

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Creating With Kids Interview Link!

Hi Friends, I finally pulled together the form for the Creating With Kids interview project 2.0! You can find it HERE! Fill it out and send it to me to be featured here on the blog! Teachers of all ages are welcome! Share with your teacher friends! I can’t wait to hear from you! 🙂 xo  

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New! Toddler Winter Lesson Plan!

New Toddler Winter Lesson Plan! For those of you looking for some new ideas for your toddler + grown up classes, I developed this winter theme to add some joy to your winter months! Would be a wonderful addition to your preschool classes in the next few months! I hope it’s helpful for you! Look for more ideas coming soon! …

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Poppers

I have had these poppers (does anyone know what they are really called?;)  in my prop closet for many years, and in the last few weeks I have had a creative burst wanting to create some new ideas, and for sure use some new props! I took the poppers into class with my three year olds and this is what …

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Creating With Kids 2019

In 2013 I did a series that was called Creating With Kids! I interviewed 52 dance teachers, one for each week of the year and it was a wonderful way to build community and gain inspiration from other dance teachers! My question is, should we do another round of interviews?!? I would love to do it! Or should we do …

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Happy Thanksgiving!

Hi Friends, Happy Thanksgiving! Thanksgiving is my favorite holiday! What’s yours? I wanted to write to tell you that I lowered the price of my curriculum and book for this week only. 25% off each one until next Monday, November 27th. Find them here: Toddler Curriculum – Ages 18 months – 3  Teaching Creative Dance – Ages 3-6  If you …

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Take a Trip In My Rocket Ship

Today I was teaching dance to toddlers 18 months -24 months in a preschool and I was thinking I needed a new way to transition from one part of class to the other. A rocket ship came into my head for some reason and it worked so well! In between each section of class, I would say: Explain first what …