Young children’s experimentation with movements is linked to what we later recognise as ‘dance’, say Anne O’Connor and Anna Daly, directors of Primed for Life Training Associates. Article published in Nursery World, March 2014
Five articles packed full of hints and tips on creative approaches to physical development and why it matters, written by Anna Daly and Anne O’Connor and published by Nursery World, 2009
Creative activities in dance and story telling, devised by Imaginate (Scotlands Arts Education agency) for young children and early childhood professionals.
Exploring the universal topic of sleep, dreams and bedtimes, this video shows the ideas and experiences of children and their grown-ups through movement play.
The importance of developing the sense of balance is examined by Anna Daly and Anne O'Connor in an article in Nursery World, July 2009
In this video, dancer Liz Clarke shows how creative movement can be a hugely accessible way for young children to exercise, express who they are and the way they see the world.
This is Dance 4's successful early years resource pack giving early years practitioners, teachers, artists and parents the skills and confidence to deliver dance. Giant Leaps is a pack of five new refresher cards for those who have used the original pack and would like new ideas for keeping the pack fresh and exciting.
Ideas for taking children's physical experiences and developing them through thinking, moving and mark making skills by Sherry Hutton and Donna Ridley-Burns of Play Based Learning.