Strictly Come Dancing

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Posted by Jen Jamieson | Posted in Expressive Arts, Homework | Posted on 10-01-2014

Primary 1 and 2 have got together and have been very busy practising their ballroom dancing, getting ready to put on a show for you – Strictly Come Dancing (Yester style!)
Formal invitations will follow, but we are planning to hold the event on Thursday, 6th March 1:30 – 2:50. You are very welcome to join us!

We have already started learning some Charleston steps…..
* stand on the spot
* put one foot forward
* go back to the spot
* put the other leg behind
* go back to the spot

Use the music and pictures to help you practise at home!
Charleston on PhotoPeach

We have also been learning the “Hand Jive.” We have to count eight beats for each movement.

* face you partner
* tap hands on thighs to start
* hold elbow and spin finger (repeat with other arm)
* mashed potato (repeat with other arm)
* hand slide (repeat with other arm)
* roll arms forward
* roll arms back
* clap
* join hands and turn partner

Click on the link for some hand jive music so can join in at home….