Curious George® Dance Contest – Sponsored Post



Curious George Dance Contest

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Love Curious George?
Show us your best monkey moves
Time to get silly

Get down and boogie
Just bop, shake, jump, twirl, or spin
Now get up and move

For a chance to win
A dance with Curious George
Send video in

Does your child love Curious George and dancing? Combine both these activities for a chance to win a visit from George himself. Parents and guardians are invited to enter a video of their child dancing to the Curious George theme song for a chance to be featured on a Curious George DVD. They might even win a visit from George himself! A panel of judges will review the video submissions and pick 10 finalists. Enthusiasm, creativity and originality are key! Contest ends April 2nd for details visit

Dance is a fun way for children to be active and have fun. But did you know that dance is a critical part of their development? “Children need to move. Not just for their physical selves, but also for social, emotional and cognitive development,” says Rae Pica, children’s activity specialist. “You can promote your child’s fitness, self-confidence, learning, and much more. All you have to do is dance!”

Now through April 2, 2012, parents and guardians of kids aged eight and under can send in videos of their child’s moves to A panel of judges will choose ten finalists based on their creativity, enthusiasm, and originality. Then, starting April 16th through April 30th, George’s friends and fans–the public–will vote for the winner. All finalists will receive a Curiosity Kit, filled with a Curious George book, game, DVD, and other fun George merchandise. Contest entries will be accepted through April 2, 2012. For complete rules and regulations, and to submit your child’s video, visit

Can’t get enough of Curious George? Then tune in weekdays to PBS KIDS or visit for games, printables, video clips and dance related activities, in both English and Spanish.

Note: This post is sponsored in collaboration with Latina Bloggers Connect and WGBH. All Curious George images: CG (R) & (C) 2012 Universal Studios and/or HMH. All Rights Reserved. FOR PROMOTIONAL USE ONLY.