Mappamondo
Dadodans and Gaia Gonnelli
The Netherlands
2-6 yrs

Curriculum for Excellence Resources

A performance with percussion and movement that stimulates all the senses and takes the children on a journey of discovery from familiar to unfamiliar worlds. Their responses can be explored in Social Studies and Science.

I explore and discover the interesting features of my local environment to develop awareness of the world around me.                                                                                                                            SOC 0-07a   

I have experimented with imaginative ways such as modelling and drawing, to represent the world around me, the journeys I make and the different ways I can travel.                                        SOC 0-09a  

Learning in the sciences will enable me to develop curiosity and understanding of the environment and my place in the living, material and physical world.            

                                                                                                                 Sciences Experiences & Outcomes       

Class Stage
Nursery-P1
Curriculum Links
Science
Social Studies
Southside Community Centre
Duration: 35 min + playtime
Seating: Theatre seating

Non verbal


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Southside Community Centre
117 Nicolson St, Edinburgh, EH8 9ER
  • Monday 27 May 10:30
  • Monday 27 May 13:15
  • Tuesday 28 May 10:30
  • Tuesday 28 May 13:15
  • Wednesday 29 May 10:30
  • Wednesday 29 May 13:15

An imaginary journey across the earth with music and dance.

Using sand, earth, stones and a playful installation of percussion instruments, a dancer and a percussionist create a world of colours and sounds. Dancing to fragments of music from different continents and to the sounds of nature, the performers take the audience on a journey across the earth to discover nature. The richness of the soil is revealed in the wide variety of colors, materials, smells and sounds used in the performance.

 “A beautiful first theatre experience for the very young. Inventive and impulsive. Short but powerful. Playful and lively. An adventure for the youngest.” PZC Walcheren

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