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Movement Activities for Teaching Listening Skills

By Connie Bergstein Dow, author of From A to Z with Energy! 26 Ways to Move and Play Here are three playful dance games that reinforce listening skills, impulse control, and delaying gratification. In these activities, children listen for and … Continue reading

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Top 19 Posts of 2019

Before we jump into a new year of fantastic advice on the Free Spirit Publishing blog, let’s celebrate the top posts from 2019! We rounded up our most popular posts this year for your (re)reading pleasure. Got a favorite we … Continue reading

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Movement Activities for Young Children to Break the Ice

By Connie Bergstein Dow, author of From A to Z with Energy! 26 Ways to Move and Play Here are two playful movement activities that work well for the beginning of the school year, or anytime! Each includes a guide … Continue reading

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Movement-Based SEL Activities for the Classroom

By Connie Bergstein Dow, author of From A to Z with Energy! 26 Ways to Move and Play Children love to move! As a dance educator, I enjoy engaging young children in playful and fun movement explorations. These activities also … Continue reading

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The Seven Senses

By Gill Connell and Cheryl McCarthy, coauthors of A Moving Child Is a Learning Child: How the Body Teaches the Brain to Think (Birth to Age 7). This post was originally published on the Moving Smart Blog. Seven? Yes, seven. … Continue reading

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