Minute Masterclass Episode 186
Welcome to your one-minute masterclass. I’m Andrea Trench, founder of DiscoverDance and creator of the Foundations Course for Early Childhood Dance Educators and the DiscoverDance Experience Membership. Today, we’re exploring the concepts of dance with our favorite songs from Hap Palmer.
Slow and Fast is a free dance activity exploring the concepts of pathways, speed, and energy.
Put Your Hands Up in the Air is a directive song exploring the concepts of body parts, body shapes, directions, and relationships.
Tap Your Sticks is a rhythm or noodle stick activity exploring the concepts of levels, directions, and relationships.
Bean Bag Alphabet Rag is a bean bag balance and body part identification activity exploring the concepts of body parts, body shapes, and relationships.
Let’s All Clap Our Hands Together is a directive song exploring the concepts of place, levels, and directions.
Bop ‘til We Drop is a creative activity exploring the concepts of place, levels, directions, and pathways.
The Mice Go Marching is a creative exploration that will, no doubt, have your preschoolers in giggles and explores the concepts of size and weight.
Rhythms on Parade is a musical development activity exploring the concepts of directions and pathways.
Walking Notes is also a musical development exploration that can be done with or without instruments and explores the concepts of directions, pathways, and speed.
You can find all these songs and more from Hap Palmer on Spotify and iTunes.
For more information, to enroll in the Foundations Course, or to join the DiscoverDance Experience and gain access to our curated playlists with hundreds of songs and videos of activities all categorized by concept, visit DiscoverDance.com.