Books and Articles
Available April, 2019!
From A to Z with Energy! is a rhythmic ode to an action-packed day in a young child’s life. It is filled with movement ideas which will inspire children to use their imaginations as they hop, gallop, twirl, and try lots of different activities and sports. The lilting verses set the tone for a lively day of movement and fun.
"Skate along the Ice for I! For J we Jam and Jive. K's for Kicking as you swim, and float and splash and dive." Watch the alphabet come to life as children run and twirl and jump and play their way through the ABCs with energy! This imaginative alphabet book teaches young learners not only how to move from A to Z but also how to creatively have fun as they stay active and keep their bodies healthy and strong. The book is filled with playful and colorful illustrations by Gareth Llewhellin, and includes a special section for parents and caregivers with tips for using movement to teach social-emotional skills.
BOOK: Creative dance is a great way to stimulate children’s minds and muscles. With more than one-hundred activities and two CD’s of music, One, Two, What Can I Do? Dance and Music for the Whole Day makes it easy to incorporate lively creative, and fun movement into your children’s day. (From back cover)
BOOK: This book encourages young children to learn the way they learn best – with their bodies! Classroom management tools, introductory lessons on teaching basic movement skills, directions for music and props are just some of the features that make this book an essential tool for incorporating movement into any educational setting.
Shine Magazine https://www.perform.org.uk/shine/editions/winter2017
Connie Bergstein Dow, a professional dancer, teacher and passionate advocate of dance, tells Shine why we should encourage our children to dance.