Why Children’s Dance?
• Because children dance.
• Because they are like sponges, they like to absorb it. They are spontaneous and expressive —without forcing them to be. They are “naturals”. Adults tend to think, are more self conscious, while children are freer.
Five Adjectives to describe Children’s Dance
Lively, inspiring, exciting, joyful, engaging, imaginative
What we do in Children’s Dance?
1. Provide a safe place
2. Have fun
3. Create community
4. Explore creativity
5. Teach healthy habits
~ Belma Vardy & Roz Hancock
ICDF Network Coordinators “Dance for Children”