Dance and Drama Nibbles

Creative, playful, physical, collaborative and engaging for all learners - the Dance and Drama Nibbles series contains all the ingredients you need to inspire and create with children up to the age of five years. These exciting ideas for dance and drama activities are presented in a practical "bite size". You can snack on any activity just as it is or use it as a springboard for further ideas that suit a learning theme or moment of learning for young children. Through process drama, Drama Nibbles encourages children to explore the world with curiousity. Dance Nibbles is about playfully exploring different ways our bodies can move and express things; it nurtures the pure joy of moving.

Ages: 4-8 years

About the Author

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Frances Adlam

Frances Adlam, a highly experienced and creative educator and therapist, has 20 years of teaching experience, is considered a “gifted teacher” by many, and for over 15 years has been involved in teaching the arts, creativity, multiple intelligences and working with creatively gifted children. She has lectured in New Zealand and been an adviser for teachers in the aforementioned areas. She is also a published children’s author, a dancer and a playwright. She currently works as an educator and therapist for children in her private practice, Out of the Box, where she specialises in working with children who are on the spectra of dyslexia, ADHD, Asperger’s syndrome and autism. Frances has written many resources for Essential Resources, some of which are under her former name, Frances Reed. You can find out more about Frances at