Get ready to kick off the summer with some tunes and texts to get you grooving! This selection includes books, CDs, and DVDs with motion and dancing. Recommended for children ages 3-8.

  • Rupert Can Dance
    Feiffer, Jules

    Although Rupert liked watching his owner Mandy dance during the day, he secretly enjoyed dancing at night while Mandy slept.

  • Giraffes Can't Dance
    Andreae, Giles

    Gerald the giraffe is too clumsy to dance with all the other animals at the Jungle Dance, until he finds the right music.

  • Elephants Cannot Dance!
    Willems, Mo

    Gerald the elephant is certain that he cannot dance but his friend Piggie convinces him to try.

  • Dance! Dance! Underpants!
    Shea, Bob

    Ballet Cat and her friend Butter Bear have practiced a dance to perform for an audience, but Butter Bear will need a lot of encouragement to try the super high leaps.

  • Giant Dance Party
    Bird, Betsy

    Six-year-old Lexy Tanz loves dancing so much that she wants to share her skills with others, and when she is becoming discouraged because no one wants lessons from a girl so small, a herd of hairy giants arrives to test her teaching ability.

  • I Love to Dance
    Walker, Anna

    A zebra named Ollie celebrates his love of dancing, from stomping down the path and wriggling after a bath to rolling, jumping, and flipping.

  • Dance! A Story About Being Happy
    Bendall-Brunello, Tiziana

    After reading that there will be a dance at the zoo, Little Penguin tries to learn some steps from the other animals but neither Monkey's samba, Flamingo's ballet, nor the hippos' line dance seems quite right for him.

  • Cock-a-Doodle Dance!
    Tricarico, Christine

    The humdrum days of grouchy animals on a Texas farm are enlivened by Rooster's newfound jitterbugging passion, which soon has everyone bouncing and dancing.

  • Angelina's New Dance

    Angelina Ballerina is upset when her family moves and she must go to a new school, Camembert Academy, where all the mouselings are brilliant dancers, musicians, and artists, and her doubts about her a bility nearly get the best of her until she receives encouragement from her parents, sister, and dancing instructor Miss Lilly.

  • My First Ballet Class
    Capucilli, Alyssa Satin

    Photographs of young ballet dancers demonstrate warm-up exercises, the first two positions and other simple steps, and working at the barre.

  • Action! Fun! Dance! for Kids

    The Learning Station promotes healthy music for children to sing, dance and move for hours.

  • La Di Da, La Di Di, Dance with Me

    Song: La di da, la di di; Slap happy; Jump up, bend down; Scratch my back; Friendship dance; Let's twist; Copy cat; If animals could dance; Aye, aye, captain; Goldilocks & the 3 bears; New chicken dance; Relaxing song.

  • Here We Go Loopty Loo and Songs to Make you Move

    Songs and activities to develop learning and motor skills such as following directions, body identification, and right and left discrimination.

  • Dance Along

    Get up and moving with some of the best dance music from the classical world including works by Tchaikovsky, Vivaldi, Grieg, and Wagner. Each piece is carefully paced to build up movement levels and expose children to many different dance styles, rhythms, and tempos as possible.

  • Dance Along

    This may be for kids, but the whole family will be doing the twist, the bunny hop, and the swim when they listen to this Disney CD. Includes an 18 page lyric book featuring easy step by step dance instructions demonstrated by Mickey, Minnie and more.

  • Disney's More Dancin' Tunes

    Features popular kid-friendly dance hits like Twist and Shout; Hokey Pokey; and more.

  • Let's Dance

    When your young child is in the mood to dance and move, play these songs from the Playhouse Disney shows Handy Manny, Mickey Mouse Clubhouse, Agent Oso and Dance Alot Robot.

  • Kids Dance Party 2

    Songs: Let's dance -- Hampsterdance song -- Funkytown -- The chicken dance -- The hokey pokey -- Best of both worlds -- Hot! Hot! Hot! -- Limbo rock -- Girls just want to have fun -- Electric boogie (electric slide) -- Under the sea -- Birthday.

  • Dancing Feet

    Songs: Bump-a-deedle -- Dancing feet -- Shoo fly -- Sally go 'round the sunshine -- One finger, one thumb -- Ach ja! -- Dancing scarf blues -- Skip to my Lou -- The mulberry bush -- Jump Jim Joe -- Put your little foot -- Singing in the rain -- The freeze! -- The shaker hop -- Somebody's waiting for me -- Shoo fly (animal version) -- Bluebird, bluebird -- Hush your feet -- Intro to Macaroni Soup Singers.

  • Dance, Dance, Dance

    Ballerina Jen and seventh and eighth grade girls from Woodward Academy teach additional ballet dance techniques, including moves, performance, decorating costumes, and putting on stage make-up.

  • Learn Hip-Hop Step-by-Step

    An urban dance-inspired cardio workout, suitable for beginner and intermediate levels.

  • Signing Time: Move and Groove

    TV series instructing kids on basic American Sign Language. Over 14 signs needed to get movin' and groovin' are depicted, including "jump," "dance," "march," "spin," and more.