Freeze dance

Freeze dance party game

Freeze Dance.

Freeze Dance is a delightful game. It can be played solo or with a group of friends. It is a classic children’s indoor game with simple rules: when the music is playing, you dance and when the music stops, you freeze!  This party game is loved by kids of all ages and we’ll show you how to play. All you need for this game is some music.

Game sheet

  • number of players: from 1 child
  • age: from 4 years old
  • material: music (+chairs: optional)
  • Played indoors
  • Duration: 10 minutes

How to play Freeze Dance?

Pick some fun music. The rule is that everyone must stop dancing when the music is turned off, no matter what position they are in. Watch the children for any movement. If a player moves or falls out of position, he is out.
Design a playlist that includes the most popular kids’ songs. If you have some energetic children, this is a good way to wear them down. Freeze dance can also be played using chairs scattered around the room (one fewer than the number of participants), as a fun tweak to musical chairs.
When the music stops, everyone scrambles for a seat and the person left without one is eliminated. Before each round you will take a chair away until there is only one left, and whoever gets that last seat when the music stops is the winner.

Children love to dance and they will surely enjoy playing this game.

The educational advantages of the game

  • keep joints flexible
  • auditory processing and responding
  • help children strenghten their ability to receive, organize and interpret auditory input.
  • improve coordination
  • develop listening skills
  • play in community
  • learning and listening to the rules of the game

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