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The Ultimate List of Dance and Ballet Picture Books for Children by Age

Every night my children and I have a ritual. After bath and shower time we sit on the couch and read several picture books. We have collated quite a collection of children’s literature, but some of our favourite books to read are those about ballet, dance and movement. The best dance and ballet picture books have storylines, rhymes, and words …

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Dance & Ballet Books for Kids & Young Readers that Showcase Diversity!

When I grew up reading children’s literature it was quite rare to see many books where the kids had different skin colors, or where the main character had a disability. Having been a teacher in multicultural schools and having mixed-race children myself, I have become painfully aware of the discrepancies as I wasn’t always able to provide my students and …

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Creative Dance Class for kids & Toddlers – A Farm Adventure

Come with us on a trip to the farm where we explore the movement of Horses, Chickens, and Pigs in this creative and fun movement class for kids. We start off with a warm-up, then listen to the music for some inspiration as we gallop like a horse, flap our arms and poke our necks in and out like chickens …

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The Best Dance Books: Biographies & Memoirs for Kids, Teens & Adults!

Biographies and memoirs help us to discover more about ourselves and our human connections. This is why I titled this post, Dance Biographies and Memoirs for every dancer! Now I understand that not everyone is going to be interested in the lives of everyone on this list, but all dancers should try and learn about the lives of one or …

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The Best Books for Dance Kids that are also Educational!

Having a Bachelor of Teaching and having taught in primary (junior) schools for several years, one of the most important things I think any parent can do for their child is to read to them! Read every single day with them! Having four children of my own, I can’t tell you how easy it was for my kids to learn …

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Creative Movement Class for Toddlers & Kids – A Space Adventure

Join us as we travel through space past all the planets and then land on the moon for a beyond gravity experience. This creative movement dance lesson starts off with a warm-up, ends with a cooldown – but in between, we use creative dance and movement to go on an intergalactic adventure even meeting some life forms from another planet. …