Category Archives: Lion Dance

Culture-in-Focus: China Party with Dragon Dances, Martial Arts, and Food!

“Look at my Chinese painting.”: R. Wranglers “You’re a ninja master!  You’re Tigress.”: T. Labs “Look, I’m using chopsticks!”: M. Heroes The Parish School culminated our ICATs Culture-in-Focus: China with a parade, food, activities, and performances with two parties.  In both Laurel Oak … Continue reading

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Young Lion Dancers

As we approach our Culture-in-Focus: China celebration on March 7th, all classes are experiencing both the dragon dance and lion dance.  For the preschool students, they are exposed to the lion head and dragon head so when they see the … Continue reading

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Parish Lion Dancers

I am so excited to share that L. Heroes’ mother informed me that she had a lion head and books on Chinese New Year and China for the ICATs to borrow.  With the new books on my bookshelf and a … Continue reading

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Lion Dance and Dragon Dance Explained

In martial arts, Post Oak and Laurel Oak classes are learning more about lion dances and dragon dances.  It is easy to get the two animal dances confused and mixed up.  We watched videos of both type of dances in preparation … Continue reading

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