Thanks for the suggestions! I've gotten lots of fun ideas on and off list;
and resources I should go and check out. (I'll admit, I've picked up some
of the CDSS pamphlet/books in the past, and been underwhelmed by their
utility; but it sounds like there are some other ones to pick up).
Part of my motivation for this is trying to go into my child's pre-school
for a dance program. My daughter knows enough about contra that she wants
to dance (she's now started writing dances, which I guess shows me what
I've been modelling...) but my calling gigs are too usually past her
bedtime. So I'm trying to find things that make it feel like a dance for
I'm sure I'll end up using this material in other situations (recently got
a call from a family center about a dance, etc).
On Sun, Oct 29, 2017 at 12:53 AM, Luke Donforth <luke.donev(a)gmail.com>
I've got my collection of family dances that I use with mixed age groups.
But I wonder if anyone has recommendations for family dance stuff when you
don't have the full family?
What's good for ~12 pre-schoolers (age 3 to 5) when they aren't dancing
with their parents; and you have maybe 2 other adults total. It seems
dubious they'd get through even two dances, so give me your favorite if you