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Belluna's Big Adventure in the Sky Movement Book Creative Book Story Objects Speech Therapy Book

Belluna's Big Adventure in the Sky Movement Book Creative Book Story Objects Speech Therapy Book

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Belluna's Big Adventure in the Sky: A Dance-It-Out Creative Movement Story for Young Movers
Author: Once Upon a Dance
40 pages
8.5 x 0.1 x 8.5 inches

A GROW with me type of book. Can be adapted for younger children and older children. Movement activities throughout the book! A wonderful story of being different and inclusive. A book that will be on the bookshelf and used for many years!

A storm sweeps Belluna up on a wild ride. As she is tossed about by the wind, Belluna discovers she can overcome her fear, embrace her uniqueness, and take control of her destiny. Ballerina Konora joins each page encouraging kids to move along with Belluna and the other characters.

Movement, technique, and dance concepts in this story include:
• Dance Posture
• Passé
• Plié
• Leg Lift (Kick)
• First Position Arms
• Pointed Toes
• Turned Out Legs
• Warming Up
• Fall
• Spin
• Reach
• Jump
• Crouch
• Roll
• Twist
• Lean Forward/Backward/Sideways
• Body Part Isolation
• Body Coordination
• Creating Shapes
• Wide/Narrow
• Levels
• Counting Movements
• Small Motor Skills
• Storytelling

Themes include Individuality, Keeping Calm and Focused, Problem-Solving, Mindful Meditation, Guided Imagery, Relaxation, Affirmations, Dealing with Emotions, Handling Worry, Liking and Being Yourself, and New Experiences.

The Dance-It-Out books can be used as a supplement for classes or camps. Belluna’s Big Adventure in the Sky pairs well with themes such as Basketball, Ice-Skating, Photography, Wind Farm/Turbine, Apple Picking, Flying, Calm Meditating, Focusing the Mind, Self-Acceptance, Learning New Things, Apple Pies, Rainbows, Cats, Giraffes, Hamsters, Sports, Photography, and Crows.

Dance-It-Out! movement journeys are ideal for dance, pre-ballet, creative movement, preschool, daycare, early learning, physical education, homeschool, kindergarten, or first-grade activities as well as library storytimes. The full collection features male, female, and nongendered diverse characters and a variety of movement concepts and themes. Books make a great gift for boys or girls interested in dance, ballet, gymnastics or yoga, or reluctant readers who enjoy getting up and moving.

This book received so may honors!
• Kirkus Reviews Starred Review
• PenCraft Award First Place Winner
• Mom’s Choice Gold Award Recipient
• Family Choice Award
• Firebird Book Award First Place
• Royal Dragonfly Book Award First Place
• Pinnacle Book Achievement Award - Best Book Juvenile Fiction
• Outstanding Creator Awards Winner - Best Children's Book

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