Childrens Dance Author:Gladys Andrews Fleming "Children's Dance" is an alive publication, with strong mental health overtones, impressing the reader with opportunities for children to be successful, to feel that they belong, to participate, to engage in meaningful activity, to be creative. As children feel good about themselves, mental health factors are enhanced. This publication strongl... more »y fortifies Teachers and Teacher educators with opportunities to help children develop positive self concepts and self-acceptance.
The Dance Division of the Association for Health, Physical Education and Recreation is to be congratulated for sponsoring the Task Force on Children's Dance. AHPER and other professional groups might well consider the way in which this study was executed since it demonstrates the contributions dedicated people make to the profession.
"Children's Dance" has unlimited implication for the curriculum field. It suggests vitality of fresh, interdisciplinary, and expressive experiences for children. It demonstrates the vitality of ingredients such as active participation, meaningful activity, total involvement, and allegiance to high standards.« less