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To use feet to represent small, medium and big pieces of pie
M (SSM), L (R) & CL (LA) & (S)
To pre-empt and join in with the words which follow a repetitive structure/pattern
Dance aims
Body Awareness To isolate feet
Control & Spatial Awareness
To mark out small, medium and large sizes of pie with feet
Motor Skills
To develop fine motor skills in feet
Choreographed Dance: ‘Monster Mash’ by Bobby Pickett
EYFS aims
To develop coordination and control of the whole body through joining in with the actions and to perform the body tension activity of twisting
To develop fitness
To dance in time with the music
To pretend to be different types of monsters (witches, ghosts, werewolves, zombies, spiders)
Dance aims
Body Awareness
To observe the choreography shown by the teacher and recreate it with own body
To practise control through jumping
To improve coordination by joining in with the complex choreography including mashing, side chopping hands (both activities where hands move in opposing directions) and twisting
To pretend to be different kinds of montsers
Motor Skills
To practise several gross motor skills including tapping knees, hammering, mashing, chopping, turning, stretching and twisting and the locomotor skill of crawling
To dance in time with the music
Spatial Awareness
To negotiate the space while traveling around the room like monsters by adjusting speed and direction to avoid obstacles (including other children)
Strength and Fitness
To improve cardiovascular fitness through performing a high energy dance
Action Song: ‘At the Haunted House’ (tune of ‘Wheels on the Bus’, traditional) © 2018 Lucy Sparkles LTD

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