MOVING IS LEARNING!
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.
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!
Math and Number Skills
Early Childhood Concepts such as Colors, Opposites, Seasons
Social-Emotional Learning Skills, such as:
Individual and Group Cooperation
Listening, Understanding, and Concentration
Reasoning and Problem-Solving Skills
Working Toward Goals
Ability to Delay Gratification
Large and Fine Motor Skills
Lifelong Healthy Habits
for lots of fun ideas to bring movement into your child's day!
Connie's picture book:
From A to Z with Energy!
Free Spirit Publishing
~ 26 ways to move and play ~