publication . Article . 2016

Widely Available Dance Forms and Dance Programs Focusing on the Dance Activity of Preschool-Age Children

Sokołowska, Karolina;
Open Access Polish
  • Published: 29 Nov 2016 Journal: Elementary Education in Theory and Practice (issn: 2353-7787, eissn: 1896-2327, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Akademia Ignatianum w Krakowie
Amateur dance movement is becoming an increasingly popular form of activity amongst preschool-age children. A lack of systematization in dance teaching contributes to an inadequate choice of specific forms regarding participants’ needs and abilities. Furthermore, forms available in amateur dance movements introduce the perception of dance as a sport, not an art. During classes, the aim becomes mimicking the precise movement shown by the instructor. Too few situations let children pursue and develop their own way of moving. No attention is paid to carrying a specific message across through dance and children do not have an opportunity to express their emotions th...
free text keywords: dance; instructor; teaching; children; art, pedagogika, sztuka, taniec; instruktor; nauczanie; dzieci; sztuka
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