Funga: The Welcome Dance

With Nondi Wontanara

Lesson Plan:

Funga – African Drum Rhythm with Nondi Wontanara

Grades: 1-5

This lesson introduces students to the African dance, Funga, and challenges them to use information they learn about the purpose of the dance to create dance movements, visual art, and a story that reflects how the meaning of the dance can be applied to their own lives.

Materials: Your body and space to move, paper, pencil, drawing supplies (optional)