Family Engagement Post: Denver Montclair International School

Week of October 30
Class Name: Creative Dance
School: Denver Montclair International School
Teacher: Miss Jamie

Class Theme: Halloween

What Warm Ups did you do?
Circle of friends
Chasse to right and left in circle
Butterfly stretch, stinky feet
Straddle stretch, paint the rainbow
Fingers are spiders and go forward in straddle
The center is a pool of water and they need to take each part of their body and touch the water but quick before the fishes bite
Sleeping mice feet

We learned the basic dance movements for Skips, chugs, slides, and zig zags.

For our “Dance to Learn!” Activity, we created a dance story. The story focused on teaching quality of movement and weight of movement. The story was about mice that go on a trip to the moon. They have to walk heavy or light depending on where they are.
The children learned creativity, self confidence, and had fun!

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