Are you wondering what dance and creative movement exploration might look like? Here are some videos and offline activities to get you started.
Children 6-12 years old
Educators who want to learn more about dance
Educators who want to share the activities with younger children aged 3-6 years old
No dance experience is needed to engage with the activities on offer.
Introduction to improvisation
Watch this short video and find out more about the process of improvisation and the spirit from which to engage with such a process.
The Story of Dance
Stories play an important part in Montessori education. Here is a short story about dance that might get you going on learning more about the different types of dance from around the world.
Safe Dance Practices
Learn how you can safely and comfortably explore dance and movement in your space. Here is a safe dance document you can print out: Safe Dance Practice Guidelines.
We can imagine the invisible lines we create as we move through space. Come and engage in this simple and fun activity.
Exploring Levels and Shapes
Have a go at making different kinds of shapes with your body and explore the space around you through the perspective of levels.
Our movement can express different qualities such as soft, sustained, sharp or sudden. Do a little improvisation exploring these contrasting qualities.