Dance Dance Dance At A Fun Filled Dancing Party Perfect For Children Of All Ages
Most kids will find a Dance theme party to be a lot of fun and a very active event. Include a variety of fun and simple dances that will keep children on their feet all party long.
Dance Party Invitations
The Dance party invitations should inform the guests about what is to be brought to the party such as dancing shoes and comfortable clothes for dancing. Create fun dancing invitations with bright colors with a dancer silhouette. Additionally, the guests should be told about the different types of dances that will be occuring during the dance theme party.
Dancing Party Supplies & Decorations
Festive Dance party supplies and decorations will make the party very festive and appealing. Hang posters and printed images of various dances from the United States and around the world from African dances to country line dances. The addition of hanging Dance party decorations such as balloons, streamers and other items will add a lot to the party. Hang a disco ball in the center of the dance area.
60s Party Dances
Offer the party guests brief lessons on different types of dances from various decades that party guests can quickly pick up and enjoy.
The Monkey: This dance was very popular many years ago and had the guests moving with the music slinging their arms up and down. Arms reach out in front with closed fists and thumbs up. Dancer raises R hand and then L hand as if climbing tree, to the beat of the music.
The Twist: This dance was very popular and had the guests moving their hips and twisting to the beat of the music. Feet will automatically twist too. Dancer should put weight on balls of feet and twist feet along with hips. Arms are slightly bent and swing in time with music. Twist high, medium or low. Some other very famous dances made popular in the 60s include: The Mashed Potato, The Hitchhiker, The Jerk and the Swim.
Some great 70s dances include dances such as The Hustle, YMCA and the Funky Chicken Look up 70s fashions to wear at a seventies theme dance party.
80s Dances: Jackson moves, The Running Man ,The Cabbage Patch. Dress to impress with eighties theme clothes.
There are many more dances to choose from such as folk music, country dancing, Latin dances, Indian dances and so forth. Spend several minutes teaching the party guests the proper steps to the music. Offer children a variety of dances they may not be familiar with because it is important to teach children something new every day. Dancing is one way to open the doors to new and interesting cultures children may take a liking too.
by: Gail Leino