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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Dancing the Colors of Birds
Students explore colors through storytelling and dance. In this visual arts instructional activity, students view the painting "Bird and Cornstalk Rug" and identify three colors. Students express how the colors make them feel through the...
Pre-K - K Visual & Performing Arts
Kinesthetic Astronomy: Mars Opposition Dance
Your class will watch as one child orbits the sun as Earth, while another orbits as Mars. If the timing is right, they will see the repetitive dance between the two planets and discover how often they are opposite from each other. For...
3rd - 8th Science
Dance and differently Abled People
There are some good ideas for dance warm ups, cool downs, and movement activities, but the focus is a bit odd. The class discusses that differently abled people like to dance too. Pupils feel what it's like for deaf or blind people to...
8th Visual & Performing Arts
Patterns in Dance and Math
Young scholars analyze how repeated body movements and shapes can represent and extend patterns. In this pattern analysis lesson, students discuss patterns in dance, math, and everyday living. Young scholars demonstrate a dance using a...
4th - 6th Visual & Performing Arts
This Land is Your Land Shaker Routine
Shake it up! Give each dancer two hand-held shakers of any kind. If your class doesn't have any shakers, do a project and make your own. Small containers with lids, some rice or dried beans, and glue or tape to seal the lids shut. Teach...
1st - 3rd Physical Education
James Wyeth: Capturing Dance
Students draw portraits of a dancer. In this visual-arts lesson plan, students study the work of James Wyeth online. They then watch a dance performance and sketch 10 - 15 pieces depicting dancers. Five of these sketches will be selected...
9th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts