If you have been following our blog, or have worked with JumpStart, you’ll already know we’re big fans of creativity. In fact, it is at the heart of what we do in our creative dance practice: our unique blend of dance for children always includes a combination of improvisation tasks, developing movement from a range
Posts Tagged / Children’s mental health
We’ve spent the last month or so on the blog discussing the impact of dance on the physical and mental health of children, but lets not forget about ourselves. After all, if our own mental health is out of whack, this will impact on those around us – our pupils, our families and our friends.
Our blog last week looked at children’s mental health, with a focus on year 6s and SATs. We all know that mental health is a serious issue for everyone, even at early years and Key Stage 1. This is why we’re sharing with you today our lesson plan we use for 4 – 7 year
I love dance! Which I’m sure comes as no surprise to hear seeing as it’s the nature of our business at JumpStart. I love it because it’s always been a hobby of mine. I’m also aware of the contribution it makes to my own mental health: it makes me feel good and I forget about