Friday, August 22, 2008

Young Children & Dance

dance ...
  • develops motor skills;
  • encourages coordination;
  • develops and increases range of motion abilities;
  • promotes strength and stamina;
  • aids in overcoming shyness;
  • provides sense of achievement and accomplishment;
  • encourages ease in social situations;
  • by counting, clapping, and/or moving to musical rhythms, dance links basic math concepts to real life;
  • provides variety to prevent bordom and drudgery