| ||Activity Name|
The Donkey and the Tree - The story of the birth of son jarocho from Veracruz.
Country Study - This writing activity is geared for grades 3-5.
| ||Muscle Memory – Learn to use your body’s special movement memory a dancer’s special tool! |
| ||Time and Time Again – How is time experienced differently depending on what you’re doing?||2004|
| ||The Earth is Dancing – Discover the immensity of geological time, and see the tectonic plates shifting through the eons on our geological clock.||2004|
| ||The Art of Seeing|
An exploration of our imagination!
| ||Cultural Appreciation|
The power of positive words and understanding and appreciating differences.
| ||Creation Stories|
We invite you to make up your own story of how something in your life once began!
| ||Windows to the Soul|
How we use faces and masks to express, or hide, our emotions, both in life and in dance.
| ||Folktale Detective - also a KidsRoom activity||2001|
Become familiar with folktales from many countries, and even make up your own!
| ||Middle Passage|
Give older children some background and food for thought regarding forced migration to the Americas.
Discuss and interpret African proverbs
Meet Tricksters from many nations, including our very own Bugs Bunny! Make up your own Trickster story and act it out!
| ||Climb Your Family Tree|
Discover the geography of your family tree, and find out what dance traditions you might have in your roots.
| ||Designing Dance|
Includes ideas about many ways that dances are developed.
| ||Why And How We Dance|
Discuss and notice emotional, environmental, physical, and musical elements of dance.