Write Dance in the Early Years is back! This 3rd edition continues to develop an exciting and innovative programme which uses music and movement to get children excited about improving their handwriting skills. This multi-sensory approach is designed to help children ages 3-5 feel happy and comfortable in their bodies whilst learning to write in a fun, dynamic and engaging way. This new edition includes, •″updated content, layout and structure •″easily implementable activities •″new videos demonstrating each theme •″3 new nursery rhymes •″newly designed copy sheets for every theme Write Dance in the Early Years provides practitioners with a package of catchy songs, engaging stories and illustrations, as well as guidance on how to implement the Write Dance approach in their early years setting.
Introduction : Introduction
What is Write Dance?
Write Dance is a handwriting methodology and method designed for all children in primary and early years education, including those children with special educational needs, learning difficulties or disabilities. Write Dance tries to teach children to write, starting from their own emotions and natural movements, giving it their own ‘swing’. Creating movements from their own emotions is of prime importance. A good shape, a ‘beautiful’ letter, cannot be created until the basic movement is smooth and flowing and performed with enough self-confidence. For example, Write Dance encourages children to feel what a letter ‘o’ is like, to hear it and experience it before they actually begin to write it. That is why we practise the movements live and in our spaces. ...