Project information

Dance Play

To provide a free Dance Play class for parent/careers and their children.

We hope to make this a regular activity

Charity information: Language of Dance Trust

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  • Need

    Need

    Dance Play classes focus on parents/carers and toddlers moving together. Through the Language of Dance approach these activities encourage new and fun ways for parents/carers to; interact with their children, incorporate movement activities into play, promote a healthy lifestyle and encourage creativity. These factors are encouraged both in the class as well as providing ideas and materials to try out at home.

    Solution

    Providing a unique and inclusive activity for parents/careers to attend with their children.

  • Aims

    Aim 1

    The aim of this project is to create opportunities for improving community health in Tower Hamlets.

    Activities

    » To ensure that this activity is successful, it is imperative and expected that parents, guardians and carers participate in this activity

    A large amount of regular attendees who enjoy the activity, particularly those who would not normally partake in something like this.


    Aim 2

    Motivate people, build self-esteem, empower them and enable them to engage in creative activities.

    Activities

    » We focus on the creative talents of our participants. Dance Play Classes Are Practical, Creative And Fun!

    Positive feedback from participant and willingness to take part in similar activities.


  • Impact

    Impact

    Awareness for parents/carers of the importance of physical activities and healthy lifestyle. New ideas for play and child development for parents. Positive interactions/communication for parents/carers and children. New established local community class that provides children and parents/carers an opportunity to meet new people.

    Risk

    At present we only have funding for a weekly session up to 30th March 2011.

    Reporting

    Through an evaluation report consisting of feedback from parents, monitoring information and session evaluation from our leader.

  • Budget

    Budget - Project Cost: £1,038

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      Amount Heading Description
      £420 Leader Delivering a further 12 sessions (until June 2011)
      £180 Assitant to take registrations/assist with monitoring
      £192 Studio Hire One hour per week
      £150 Advertising Posters printing/translation
      £96 Refreshments Fruit and drinks (after the session)
  • Background

    Location

    Oxford House, Tower Hamlets

    Beneficiaries

    Parents/carers and their children (aged 10 months- 5 years)

  • Why Us?

    Why Us?

    Over 40 years experience in Dance Education
    A dedicated, skilled and enthusiastic team
    Experienced Project Coordinator
    Fantastic Location and facilities

    Read more about the Charity running this project.

    People

    Eve Kinghts

    Project Coordinator. Eve will set up and deliver the project.