Dance Teacher Resources
From ballroom to disco, showcase the art of movement in your classroom. Waltz through all the different styles, while still leaving space for your dancers to twirl in creativity.
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Jingle Bell Dance With the Crazy Frogs
Skater's Glide, Reindeer Stomps, Skiers, and Snow Shoe Marches are the four types of dance steps in this activity. Find the Crazy Frog version of "Jingle Bells" and teach these dance moves. There is a video included so take a look at it...
K - 4th Physical Education
Arts and Culture: Dance - Historical Background of Dances
Throughout history, dance has had a spiritual or ritual significance depending on the context it's performed in. Critical thinkers research and create a multi-media presentation describing the use of dance and music in wedding rituals...
6th Visual & Performing Arts
Creating a Landscape Through Art, Music, Dance, and Poetry
A brightly-colored David Hockney landscape painting inspires poetry, dance, music, and paper sculpture in this multi-faceted activity. After brainstorming words inspired by the painting, the whole class collaborates on a cinquain poem,...
1st - 3rd English Language Arts
Heritage: Line Dance is a Pattern!
Line dancing is the repeating of a pattern of steps, done to music. Teach youngsters how to line dance and they won't feel so awkward when they grow up. Let them experiment with creating their own patterns and teaching their classmates....
5th - 8th Physical Education
Flip and Flop: An Adaptation Through Dancing Echoes with Shapes and Locomotor Movement
Dancers practice echoing through dance. They listen to a story "Flip and Flop" and then are put into pairs. One partner is Flip, while the other is Flop. Flip creates a shape by dancing, and Flop, the other student, echoes that shape by...
K - 2nd Visual & Performing Arts
Dance with Your Fingers, Draw with Your Toes
Pair dancing, music, and art into one elementary instructional activity. Using the work of Henri Matisse and Rudy Autio as inspiration, kids spend a few days listening to music that fits the moods of various pieces of art, then work on...
2nd - 3rd Visual & Performing Arts