Then model the pose the children are
Then show the children a different
pose and see if they can guess which
animal you are modelling. How many
animal yoga moves can your children
Cooling down: Ask the children to
lay on the floor and pretend to be
Exploring movement through dance
Warm up: Find a space away from
other children and hold arms out,
begin to swing arms around their
body, start to turn around and spin.
Then once standing still again begin
to jump on the spot, count together
to see how many times we can jump
up and down.
Once warmed up ask the children
how they feel, is their heart
beginning to race.
Activity: Providing different types of
music for the children to interpret,
for example slow music using slow
movements swaying from side to
side or “Frozen’s Let it go” so they
can recreate their favourite scenes.
How will your children’s dance
moves change from playing classical
music to Country music to Rock
Model some dance moves for the
children to copy or encourage them
to create their own.
Cooling down: Stretching your body
slowly working from your head and
neck all the way down to your toes.
Explore how the children may be
feeling after their PE lesson.
Warm up: Talk to the children and
explain why warming up slowly and
gradually is important for their
bodies. Start stretching the different
muscles within the body. Then see
how many star jumps the children
can complete together. Then jog on
the spot and count to ten.
Activity: Start by holding the ball and
seeing if they can throw the ball up in
the air and then catch the ball. Once
the children are comfortable with
the balls get into pairs and put the
ball on the floor, attempt to kick the
ball to each other from a short
distance. Then create a goal and give
each child the opportunity to take
turns to try and score a goal.
Cool down: Sit on the floor and roll
the ball to each other while cooling