Book Giveaway! Celebrating National Dance Day with Books, Coloring Sheets, and More
Updated: Sep 22
National Dance Day is Saturday, September 19, 2020. According to National Today, the day was was created to encourage Americans to enjoy the art of movement, as a creative outlet to promote a healthy lifestyle.
We're celebrating National Dance Day with books that get your body moving thanks to authors Kelly Starling Lyons and Valerie Bolling. Both authors have graciously shared tons of FREE book activities and even a great giveaway for their fun picture books.
Title: Let's Dance!
Author: Valerie Bolling
Illustrator: Maine Diaz
This rhythmic showcase of dances from all over the world features children of diverse backgrounds and abilities tapping, spinning, and boogying away! Tap, twirl, twist, spin! With musical, rhyming text, author Valerie Bolling shines a spotlight on dances from across the globe, while energetic art from Maine Diaz shows off all the moves and the diverse people who do them. From the cha cha of Cuba to the stepping of Ireland, kids will want to leap, dip, and zip along with the dances on the page!
FREE BOOK ACTIVITIES
Activities from Author Valerie Bolling's website
Let's Dance! Coloring Sheet
Find illustrator Maine Diaz Instagram
Find dancer Camerin Watson Instagram
Title: One More Dino on the Floor
Author: Kelly Starling Lyons
Illustrator: Luke Flowers
It's a hip-hopping, foot-stomping, hand-clapping, finger-snapping good time when the dinosaurs go out on the dance floor! One by one (and all the way up to ten), the dinosaurs get their groove on in this delightful counting book! With bright and colorful illustrations and fun, rhythmic text, young readers will be tapping their feet to the Jurassic beat!.
FREE BOOK ACTIVTIES
Discussion and Activity Guide (aligned with Common Core Standards)
Free activities from illustrator Luke Flowers
From the website: Here you will find a variety of dinorific activities to celebrate One More Dino on the Floor, the new book from Albert Whitman & Co. by Kelly Starling Lyons and illustrated by Luke Flowers. CLICK HERE
Find illustrator Luke Flowers Website
One person will win 2 books (1 copy of Let's Dance and 1 copy of One More Dino on the Floor). Winner will be randomly selected Monday, September 21, 2020 at 9:00pm. Prize must be claimed within 24 hours. US entries only please.
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