Dancing Penguin

Feedsee Toys : Dancing Penguin : Tap Dancing Mumble from Thinkway Toys

Dancing PenguinBased on the main character of the upcoming box office release, Happy Feet, which stars Elijah Wood, Robin Williams, Hugh Jackman and Nicole Kidman, Tap Dancing Mumble brings the story of this loveable tap dancing penguin to life. He can't sing but he can tap dance like no other. Whether dancing to the song included or music from an external source, Mumble keeps his toes tapping all day long. When kids speak to him, Mumble responds by talking and dancing. Ages 4 and up.

Penguins: Penguins are captivating flightless birds primarily found in the Southern Hemisphere, especially in Antarctica. Characterized by their black and white plumage, they have evolved to be exceptional swimmers rather than fliers. Their unique waddling gait on land and torpedo-like speed in water make them a subject of both admiration and amusement. Penguins live in colonies, and their social behaviors, from nurturing their young to their intricate mating dances, have been a source of fascination for researchers and enthusiasts alike. Their adaptability to extreme cold, thanks to a layer of insulating blubber and tightly packed feathers, showcases nature's incredible ability to evolve and survive in challenging conditions.

Tap Dancing: Tap dancing is a rhythmic and lively dance form that originated in the United States during the 19th century. It's characterized by the sound of tap shoes striking the floor as a form of percussion. The dance has its roots in a fusion of several ethnic percussive dances, including African tribal dances and Scottish, Irish, and English clog dances. Over the years, tap dancing has evolved into a versatile and expressive art form, with styles ranging from the classic Broadway tap to the more contemporary rhythm tap. The dance not only offers a delightful auditory experience but also showcases the dancer's agility, timing, and flair. Icons like Fred Astaire and Gene Kelly have popularized tap dancing, making it an integral part of the global dance culture.