Fairy Tales provide a rich seam for movement ideas. These stories have everything from beans to beasts; treachery to treasure; ridicule to revelation. And – rest assured – good always wins out in the end!
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Grace Darling lived in a cramped lighthouse with her siblings and their father, the lighthouse keeper. Children recreate her daily routine and famous rescue of stricken sailors in a heavy storm.
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Starting with isolated flame movements; what happens when the candle burns down and the fire spreads? Discover improv, canon, work with props and more in exploring The Great Fire of London…
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Dancing our way around the world, we encounter Chinese dragons, a boat on the Nile, a Mexican fiesta and an Albatross flight in Antarctica. This global journey will have your pupils enthralled with movement…
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Let’s read Julia Donaldson & Axel Scheffler’s hit children’s book ‘Monkey Puzzle’. Then use the many and varied animals to stimulate movement ideas. We’ll work independently, in pairs and in groups, then finally as a whole class in one giant caterpillar!
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Individually explore Florence Nightingale’s daily activities, before creating group sequences to depict her travel, nursing and caring for wounded soldiers.
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What do we know about the animals of Africa? How do they move? Looking at hippos, snakes, lions and monkeys, children improvise, work with partners and build a group dance…
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What would it be like to be superheroes and have superpowers? Together with your superhero pals, find and defeat the bad guys and free their captors in this action-packed dance…
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Let’s put on our space suits and leave the Earth’s atmosphere; experience weightlessness, encounter robots, explore planets and ask ‘are we really alone?’!…
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Shapes and colours abound under the sea’s surface. Move in different ways, like the many creatures and the ocean itself. Explore these fascinating elements to build your own sea dance…
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