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PD (MH) & M (SSM)
To engage in a body tension activity including stretching and curling UW (TW)
To learn that hedgehogs are nocturnal
To pretend to be hedgehogs
Dance aims
Body Awareness
To push knees down to the floor
To stretch out body slowly and with control and to sit up straight with a good posture
To simultaneously stretch out arms, legs and back from a curl
To improve flexibility in legs and back
Motor Skills
To practise the gross motor skills of stretching and curling
Strength and Fitness
To develop strength in core, legs and back
3. Travel to Danceland: ‘The Walking Song’ by Peter Combe EYFS aims
CL (U)
To understand the meaning of words through actions
To think up and express an idea to the group
M (N)
To count to four (as we count to keep our feet in time)
To use the body to explore shape through music and dance
PSED (MR) & (F/B) & CL (LA)
To listen to and try out other children’s ideas
To practise the locomotor skill of walking, to stop and change direction, to explore new ways of moving and to move freely and with pleasure and confidence in a range of ways
PD (MH) & M (SSM)
To negotiate the space while walking by adjusting speed and direction to avoid obstacles
To walk in time with the pulse
To move imaginatively and to pretend to go to ‘Danceland’
Dance aims
Balance & Strength & Fitness
To develop balance and strength in legs by walking on tippy toes
Body Awareness
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