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Sunburst Group (Age 2-5) – Mini Movers – Movement & Imaginary Play
14th Oct 2017 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Sunshine and Smiles – Mini Movers Dance Sessions
Dates and themes of sessions
30th September 2017 – WEATHER THEME
14th October 2017 – TRANSPORT THEME
28th October 2017 – FARM ANIMALS THEME
18th November 2017 – NURSERY RHYMES THEME
2nd December 2017 – JUNGLE ANIMALS THEME
16th December 2017 – CHRISTMAS THEME
6th January 2018 – UNDER THE SEA THEME
Katie Aynsley, who runs the sessions, has four years’ experience of working with children, young people and adults with disabilities. She has worked towards becoming a freelance dance teacher where she has volunteered, assisted and taught various dance sessions within the community. She now works with local dance organisations Mesh Dance and Phoenix Dance theatre who provide dance within the community for children and young people with additional needs.
Structure of the session
The session is structured as follows: Free play , Circle time, Hello song, Name game, Share a movement, Warm up, Travelling & Musical statues, More free play, Circle time with a theme, Singing, Movement/Dance activity , Short Break, Movement/Dance activity, Relaxation, Hammock swinging/Laying down, Goodbye song, Home.
About the sessions
Using an Inclusive approach the Mini Movers Dance Session are created to encourage the children to explore their imagination and use their bodies through play and movement. Props, music and singing are used to promote a creative environment where the children can have fun and the sessions are made accessible to all.