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World Music Dance 

Introduce your little one to music from around the world!

Materials Needed

World Music Dance 

Difficulty Level: Easy

Time Needed: 5 minutes

Best done: Indoors

Main Movement: Dancing

Image by Juan Encalada

Materials Needed

  • World Instrumental Music

  • Scarves

  • Musical instruments (check out our suggested ones on our Songs and Stories Page!

Let's Play!

Dance is a great way to build up gross motor muscles and burn some serious energy! 


  • Turn on the music and 

6 Months +: Dance with your baby in your arms, letting them hold a movement scarf to move around.

9 Months + (or able to sit/pull to stand): Hand them a movement scarf and let them bounce around to the music!

12 Months + (or able to walk unassisted): Encourage them to dance and spin around by showing them how you do. Hand them a movement scarf to twirl with!

**Optionally hand your little one an instrument so they can play along! 

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