Category Archives: Dance with Disco Duck

The story of Disco Duck and how he loves to dance!

DISCO DUCK DOWNUNDER!

Here at the Disco Duck HQ we love to feature our licensees they share their thoughts and experiences on running the Disco Duck Dance classes … Continue reading

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TEACHER FEATURE – Meet our lovely licensees

Find out about our licensees and how they balance their work with young families. Continue reading

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PERFECT PRE-SCHOOL – CONSISTENCY IS KEY!

If you are a parent or work with young children, you will know that they love routine! They watch the same film over and over, they always choose the same book at bedtime and they love listening/singing to the same song. Continue reading

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PERFECT PRE-SCHOOL – STORYTIME SUCCESS

I am an avid reader!  My relaxation time (very little) is spent with my nose in my lovely Kindle.  Books have been a big part of my life and  I am proud to have shared favourite childhood stories with my daughter. … Continue reading

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PERFECT PRE-SCHOOL – EDUCATING THE EARLY YEARS

I do NOT like mornings!
We recently put a post out on our Facebook site, asking how it felt when children (or adults) had participated in a Dance session: “Uplifted!” ; “My daughter says she feels nice!”; “Happy!” and so on.

This is definitely true of the way I feel when I have finished the class! Continue reading

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PERFECT PRE-SCHOOL – PROPS ARE PRICELESS!

Young children are generally engaged in a new activity for around 2-3 minutes, so how do we extend this attention span? Props are definitely the answer! Choosing a prop for a dance class, can be a minefield, but, here are a few top tips x Continue reading

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PERFECT PRE-SCHOOL – DANCE AND PERFORMANCE PERFECTION

It is true!  Anyone with a certain amount of practice can perform the necessary steps to produce a routine to music, but not everyone can dance! To Dance is to perform; to use our bodies to express the music and … Continue reading

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PERFECT PRE-SCHOOL – ENGAGING EXERCISES

A Child’s attention span can be very short! In order to keep their interest, preparatory exercises need to be upbeat, lively and  last approximately up to 2 minutes. When planning exercises for this age group, list the learning outcomes that … Continue reading

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PERFECT PRE-SCHOOL – FUN AND FUNKY FOUNDATIONS

My investigations into discovering the perfect pre-school session ,  was ultimately; any music that intimated actions was a hit – look at songs like “The Birdie Song” (way too fast for little ones by the way) “The Hokey Cokey” and even … Continue reading

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The Changing Faces of Valentine’s Day

Although Valentine’s Day is always about showing people that you love them, the feelings associated with it seem to change over the years. When I was little, I used to love making cards for my family – the colours red … Continue reading

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