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Welcome to

MOVING IS LEARNING! 

 

Energetic Storytime
Green Bean Books, Portland, Oregon
August, 2019

Connie is an author and dance educator. She shares her passion for movement by writing, teaching, visiting schools and libraries, creating community dance events, and offering movement workshops to early childhood professionals. She believes that dance and other arts are essential and transformational forces in our lives.

Reading and dancing through the alphabet!

Joseph Beth Books, Cincinnati, Ohio

April, 2019

CHILDREN NEED TO MOVE!

CHILDREN LOVE TO MOVE!

 

Physical development is recognized by early childhood experts as one of the primary developmental domains. Why not use movement as a learning tool? Introduce simple, playful  activities into the classroom, and all throughout a child's day!

 

                               TEACH:

 

Early Literacy

Math and Number Skills

Science 

Social Studies

Early Childhood Concepts such as Colors, Opposites, Seasons

 

                                           DEVELOP:

 

Social-Emotional Learning Skills, such as:

Self-Control

Body Awareness

Individual and Group Cooperation

Listening, Understanding, and Concentration

Reasoning and Problem-Solving Skills

Working Toward Goals

Impulse Control

Ability to Delay Gratification

 

                                   NURTURE:

 

                                                                 Creativity

                                                               Large and Fine Motor Skills

                                                                 Lifelong Healthy Habits

 

 

 Check out  

 Connie's Blog

for lots of fun ideas to bring movement into your child's day!

 

 

 

Connie's new picture book:

 

From A to Z with Energy!

Free Spirit Publishing

 

~ 26 ways to move and play ~

 

 

CLICK HERE TO ORDER

 

 

 

                                 

Author Visit

Mechanicsburg, Ohio

February, 2020