Written Recipes!

After I wrote about doing these recipes with my littles, many of you wanted the written ones to try with your own littles. I wrote them out for you and you can download and print them! Link below! ๐Ÿ™‚ Dance Recipes! I hope you enjoy them! I would love to hear how it goes! ๐Ÿ™‚

Teaching Dance In Finland

The Around The World project is inspired by a mothering around the world series that I really enjoyed reading. I thought it would be a wonderful idea to see how teaching dance varies around the world. Each month I will post an interview from a different country. Iโ€™m so excited to learn about the way dance is taught in other …

Wands

In the past few weeks I have been using wands in class. I have never used them before, so this is first time ever! I know it’s hard to believe but I have always hesitated on using them because I wanted to avoid the whole “let’s dance like a princess thing.” But, I found these wands in the target dollar …

Dance Recipes

Last week with my 5-6 year olds I tried a new dance making project. They loved it! Have you ever tried Dance Recipes? I wrote these a long time ago and had them laminated. I remembered them and thought February would be a great time to cook up some dances. ๐Ÿ™‚ I split the class in 2 groups. I turned …

Teaching Dance In Germany

The Around The World project is inspired by a mothering around the world series that I really enjoyed reading. I thought it would be a wonderful idea to see how teaching dance varies around the world. Each month I will post an interview from a different country. I’m so excited to learn about the way dance is taught in other …

Themes

Do you use a theme for your showing, performance, informance, recital? This will be my 4th year doing a celebration with my littles on the stage. The first year, I didn’t use a theme mostly because I was just testing out to see if putting two year olds on stage would even work. The second year, the theme was friendship. …

Baby Wearing

Happy New Year Friends! I’m still enjoying time with little one, but plan to trickle back to teaching in the next few weeks. I have been trying out wearing baby in this wrap a mom of one of my students so generously made me! It’s so comfy and instantly puts baby to sleep. He’s like a snug bug in there! …

Christmas Tree Shapes

  This year with my 6-7 year olds, we put together a little nutcracker dance for a holiday performance. To put it together we explored shapes and ideas about christmas trees. I partnered them up and asked them to work together to make pointed, rigid, spiky, triangular, symmetrical christmas tree shapes. They made some really interesting shapes on the floor …

Library As Incubator Project: How To Catch A Star

I wrote about a new, super cute book over on the Library As Incubator Project! Click on over to read ideas on how to use How To Catch A Star with your toddlers and preschoolers. It’s a perfect book to use in the next few weeks for the holidays! What are your favorite books to use during the holiday season? …

Introducing…

Hi Friends, I am sure you have been wondering where I have been! I have been meaning to update you! My husband and I had our baby on November 30th and he’s so amazing! I knew becoming a mommy would be wonderful, but I had no idea how much my heart would overflow with love. I hope to write a …