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Dough Disco

What is a Dough Disco?

Dough disco involves moulding play dough in time to music and performing different actions such as rolling it into a ball, flattening it, putting each individual finger into the dough, rolling it into a sausage and squeezing it. Our books and YouTube videos have lots of examples of all the different themed moves you can do.

 

What are the benefits of Dough Disco?

Children and adults need to have strong muscles in their hands to enable them to write effectively. This is exercise for the fingers to improve fine motor control and gross motor skills. Doing these simple, fun exercises will help your child prepare for writing. Dough Disco can also be used to develop finger dexterity for people with health conditions or impairments.

 

What age is Dough Disco for?

It has no age limit and is used to exercise fine muscle in all ages. It has been used in schools, homes and old people’s homes.

 

Videos can be found on YouTube under "Spread The Happiness TV". Space Themed Dough Disco can be found here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yoWqUNUcAzo

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