Minute Masterclass Episode 187

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 The Laurie Berkner Band.

The Goldfish is a preschool favorite and explores the concepts of place, level, and pathways.

Rocketship Run is an outer space adventure exploring the concepts of place, speed, energy, and weight. 

We are the Dinosaurs is a creative activity exploring the concepts of size, level, and weight.

I Know a Chicken is a shaker egg activity exploring levels, directions, and speed.

The Airplane Song is a creative activity exploring place, directions, pathways, and speed.

Drive My Car is a sequencing activity exploring place and speed.

Jumping Jack is a directive song exploring the concepts of levels, directions, speed, and energy.

Fast and Slow (The Turtle and the Rabbit) is a free dance activity exploring the concepts of levels, directions, and speed.

Balance Beam is a creative exploration, with or without a balance beam, exploring the concepts of directions, pathways, and body shapes.

You can find all these songs and more from The Laurie Berkner Band 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. 

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