Little Shamrocks

3 – 5 years

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Little shamrocks is our entry level programme for children aged 3 – 5 years.
Irish dance can bring joy and numerous benefits to young children. Irish dance is not only a beautiful art form but also a great way for children to develop their confidence, coordination, social skills, and love for culture and tradition. So, let’s dive in and discover the magic of Irish dance for our little ones!
Irish dance is not only a fun and energetic activity for young children, but it also helps them build confidence and coordination. As they learn the intricate footwork and graceful movements of Irish dance, children gain a sense of accomplishment and pride in their abilities. The repetitive nature of the dance steps allows them to develop coordination and improve their balance. Through practice and perseverance, they become more confident in their movements and are able to perform with grace and precision. Irish dance provides a platform for children to showcase their skills and talents, boosting their self-esteem and belief in themselves. So, let’s encourage our little ones to take those first steps and watch as they blossom into confident and coordinated dancers through the magic of Irish dance!
In addition to building confidence and coordination, Irish dance also plays a significant role in fostering social skills and teamwork in young dancers. As children participate in group classes and performances, they learn the importance of working together and supporting one another. Through partner dances and group routines, they develop communication skills and learn how to collaborate effectively. Irish dance provides a platform for children to interact with their peers, make new friends, and build lasting relationships. They learn to respect and appreciate each other’s strengths and differences, creating a sense of unity within the dance community. By engaging in this beautiful art form, young dancers not only grow individually but also learn the value of teamwork and cooperation. So, let’s celebrate the power of Irish dance in nurturing social skills and fostering a strong sense of camaraderie among our little shamrocks.
Irish dance is not just about the steps and movements; it is a celebration of culture and tradition. For 3 to 5 year olds, it provides a unique opportunity to immerse themselves in the rich heritage of Ireland. Through Irish dance, young dancers learn about the history, music, and costumes that are an integral part of this art form. They develop a deep appreciation for their roots and gain a sense of pride in their cultural identity.
As they learn the traditional dances and perform them with grace and precision, these young shamrocks become ambassadors of Irish culture. They carry forward the legacy of their ancestors and keep the traditions alive. Irish dance instills a love for their heritage and creates a connection to the past.
Moreover, Irish dance offers a glimpse into the vibrant world of Irish folklore and mythology. Through storytelling and music, children are introduced to legendary figures like fairies, leprechauns, and mythical creatures. They explore the enchanting tales that have been passed down through generations, sparking their imagination and curiosity.
By nurturing a love for culture and tradition, Irish dance not only enriches the lives of young dancers but also helps preserve the essence of Ireland’s cultural heritage. It fosters a sense of belonging and encourages children to embrace their roots with pride. So let’s continue to celebrate the beauty of Irish dance and the profound impact it has on shaping the cultural fabric of our little shamrocks’ lives.

What Will Your

Child Learn

Irish dance for 3 year olds in Huddersfield west yorkshire


This skill is crucial to develop at an early age. Your child is beginning to participate in many physical activities that are challenging, like riding a two-wheel bicycle.


Developing a good memory is exercise for your child’s brain. Our drills and dances are constantly helping your child think and make smart decisions independently. Starting such exercise early in life will actively help in the development of a better and stronger brain.

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Our instructors use specialist age appropriate drills to help children learn quickly that being disciplined is fun and rewarding. Your child will take pride in doing the right thing. They will also follow directions better.


It is important for children to understand the importance of being healthy and physically fit. Our dance program will help your child burn off any excess energy and set them up for a healthy lifestyle.



Many children struggle with coordination. Our specialist programs help even those on the spectrum develop better hand eye coordination. This is a key life skill for every child to have.


Wednesday starting June 2024

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12:00pm – 12:30pm

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