Cobb County

Cobb County day care teacher wins hearts of thousands after ABC dance party viral video

COBB COUNTY, Ga. — You know the phrase “Dance like no one’s watching.” For one preschool administrator, it’s teach like no one’s watching.

Channel 2′s Heather Catlin spoke with a Mableton day care about a beautiful moment caught on camera.

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It was a spur of the moment ABC dance party at Mableton Kids R Kids. Brian Macon Jr., who has been at the day care for two years, jammed with toddlers in a video that has now gone viral.

“Is this something you do often with the kids?” Catlin asked.

“Always,” Macon said. “I encourage music and movement in everything I do cause I know that’s one way the children learn.”


The video has been liked over 717,000 times on Instagram. Parents and strangers alike are applauding Macon for engaging with his young students in such a positive way.

Macon said his students come to school to have fun.

“That’s what we are here for: to have fun while learning and teaching at the same time.”

Macon told Catlin he’s honored this sweet moment has gone viral. He loves that people are getting a small glimpse into how much he and his co-workers love their jobs.

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