Kindy and Pre Primary

Term 4, 2018

Fundamental Movement Skills:

such as running, hopping, dodging, skipping, galloping, balancing, chasing, tracking, rolling, throwing, catching etc.. incorporated into minor/modified games

 

-To understand and accept the changes in our body when we exercise.

-To be able to join in and play fairly in games.

– To develop basic skills upon which more complex movements are based.

-To explore what our bodies can do.

– To play and learn with others in a friendly and helpful manner.

– Using common words helps us to communicate effectively during physical activity.

 

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Lots of throwing and rolling games and challenges. The wrist bands remind us which foot is our ‘stepping foot’.

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Term 3, 2018.

K/PP

  • Locomotion – walking, running, jogging, skipping, galloping, side-stepping, dodging, evading, chasing.
  • Gymnastic Challenges – balances, strength, exploring different ways to move
  • Carnival preparation – sprint races, team relays, novelty events

 

Why races and relays? Students:

  • Experience new activities and discover fun ways to play
  • Learn to move their bodies in a variety of ways
  • Make improvements to running technique.
  • Control their speed and breathing in longer races
  • Understand the body’s changes and what they mean.
  • Participate in races and relays fairly.
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Our Kindy and Pre Primary students practice running a full lap of the oval, trying to keep jogging the whole way! When they finish we discuss what being puffed feels like, and why our body changes when we exercise.

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Littlies’ Lapathon
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Baton Relays
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Round-n-back relay.
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Sprints
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“Stand tall on your marks”
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“One foot goes back to get set, bend you knees and elbows, look at the finish line”

Term 1, 2018.

Fundamental Movement Skills

What are we learning? (Inquiry):

  • ● What happens to our bodies when we exercise?
  • ● Why do games need rules?
  • ● Can you create new ways of moving yourself and equipment?
  • ● Why is cooperation important?
  • ● What words do we use to describe body movements and play during physical activity?

Why are we learning this? (Rationale)

  • ● To understand and accept the changes in our body when we exercise.
  • ● To be able to join in and play fairly in games.
  • ● To explore what our bodies can do.
  • ● To play and learn with others in a friendly and helpful manner.
  • ● Using common words helps us to communicate effectively during physical activity.

Specific skills:

  • ● static balance, hop, skip, gallop, side-step, underarm throw, catch
  • ● walk-jog-run forwards and backwards, chasing and evasion
  • ● Fundamental Movement Skills within games
  • ● cooperation in pairs, groups and whole class
  • ● adherence to rules, instructions and procedures

Chasing and Evasion Games

Activities focus on students playing their role in chasing and evading games, taking turns, winning and losing, playing by the rules and playing safely. Also concepts such as looking after equipment, staying within boundaries, listening for the whistle and using space are explored.

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Having fun, rolling our hoops down the hill.
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Under-arm throwing bean bags into a hoop.

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2017

Term 4:

Fundamental Movement Skills:

such as running, hopping, dodging, skipping, galloping, balancing, chasing, tracking, rolling, throwing, catching etc.. incorporated into minor/modified games

-To understand and accept the changes in our body when we exercise.

-To be able to join in and play fairly in games.

– To develop basic skills upon which more complex movements are based.

-To explore what our bodies can do.

– To play and learn with others in a friendly and helpful manner.

– Using common words helps us to communicate effectively during physical activity.

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Throwing and catching games.

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Passing and catching.
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Under-arm throw to a target (hoop).

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Term 3:

  • Locomotion – walking, running, jogging, skipping, galloping, side-stepping, dodging, evading, chasing.
  • Gymnastic Challenges – balances, strength, exploring different ways to move
  • Carnival preparation – sprint races, team relays, novelty events

Why races and relays? Students:

  • Experience new activities and discover fun ways to play
  • Learn to move their bodies in a variety of ways
  • Make improvements to running technique.
  • Control their speed and breathing in longer races
  • Understand the body’s changes and what they mean.
  • Participate in races and relays fairly.
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Toes behind the line, bend your knees and elbows, get set……

 

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‘Round-n-back’ relays.

 

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Parachute Fun:

Term 2:

A) Fundamental Movement Skills

 

  • To understand and accept the changes in our body when we exercise.
  • To be able to join in and play fairly in games.
  • To explore what our bodies can do.
  • To play and learn with others in a friendly and helpful manner.
  • Using common words helps us to communicate effectively during physical activity.

Lesson Activities:

Locomotor challenges in and across the play area:

Musical statues, animal movements, balances, crawling, side steps, jogging, running, walking, skipping, hopping, leaping, jumping, zig zag patterns, galloping, spinning, tumbling, moving backwards, hoop sequence, number sequence with dice etc

 

Object manipulation:

Bean bags – throwing bean bags u/arm, o/arm, at a target, to a partner,

Hoops– Rolling hoops, tracking and catching rolling hoops, spinning hoops, Skipping ropes – jumping/leaping over stationary ropes, making shapes on the ground, first attempts at rope skipping, games such as ‘leap the snake’ and ‘electric fence’.

Tennis balls – rolling, tracking, trapping, u/arm throws, o/arm throws, aimimg for targets, bouncing.

Gross Motor Games:

Shadow, horse and cart, tails, traffic jam, parachute games, 3-legged races, space invaders etc

B) Ball Games

  • Development of physical skills – object control
  • Introduction to ball games.
  • Spatial awareness – room to move.
  • Introduction to partner work/sharing.

Lesson Activities:

Bouncing, dribbling, passing, catching and shooting.

Kicking foot passing, foot dribbling, punting.

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Creative play with big bouncy balls.

 

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Bouncing and catching on the basketball courts.
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Shooting at hoops, hanging from the basketball rings.

 

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Kicking with arms out for balance.
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Rolling hoops.
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Creative play with tennis balls and cones – throwing, catching and rolling.

 

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Rolling rubber rings – one of our favourite activities.
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throwing and catching bean bags.

 

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Rolling tennis balls in the hall.
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Throwing bean bags into hoops.

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TERM 1:

Chasey Games:

Why Chasey Games?

  • To understand how to play these games via rules and procedures
  • To understand the different roles in chasey games
  • To understand and cope with winning and losing
  • To develop gross motor skills that can be used in a variety of activities
  • To understand what happens to our bodies when we exercise.

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Fundamental Movement Skills:

IMG_74932017 Term 1 Overview:

Fundamental Movement Skills

What are we learning? :

  • What happens to our bodies when we exercise?
  • Why do games need rules?
  • Can you create new ways of moving yourself and equipment?
  • Why is cooperation important?
  • What words do we use to describe body movements and play during physical activity?

Why are we learning this? 

  • To understand and accept the changes in our body when we exercise.
  • To be able to join in and play fairly in games.
  • To explore what our bodies can do.
  • To play and learn with others in a friendly and helpful manner.
  • Using common words helps us to communicate effectively during physical activity.

Specific skills:

  • static balance, hop, skip, gallop, side-step, u/a throw, catch
  • walk-jog-run forwards and backwards
  • FMS within games
  • cooperation in pairs, groups and whole class
  • adherence to rules, instructions and procedures

Chasing and Evasion Games

Activities focus on students playing their role in chasing and evading games, taking turns, winning and losing, playing by the rules and playing safely. Also concepts such as looking after equipment, staying within boundaries, listening for the whistle and using space are explored.

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