Shadow Dancing

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With late autumn sunshine pouring in through our windows, we were inspired to take our dancing up a notch!

Depending on the direction your windows face, play this game when shadows are best projected against the wall. If it’s a rainy day (or nighttime!) you can continue the fun by putting out all the lights in the room except one, and then angling one light to hit a wall.

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Have fun dancing up a storm, bonus points for songs that involve hand motions and gestures.

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Travis loves Shake Those ‘Simmons Down from Music Together, and it was an absolute delight to dance with our shadow partners.

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To continue the fun, I showed him how to make a few hand shadow animals, such as birds…

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…And ducks.

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Bonus points: our cat loved watching the action!

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