Learning Through Play – Hardcopy Teachers Guide


Includes 20 pages of instruction for songs and links to EYFS and National Curriculum.
Draw with your magic finger over the rainbow, stop off to help Mick to fix an aeroplane, go spinning with Teddy, flying with friends, dancing with clowns as well as sing along to traditional favourites. Learning through play makes learning fun.

This guide will show you the words and suggested actions for each song, links to EYFS, Links to KS1, any resources you may want to use and alternative ways or extensions to the song.

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These guidance notes include the words to the song, links to EYFS and KS1, Suggested observation opportunities and simple instructions. A really useful planning tool especially for those just starting out on their early years journey

1. Welcome
(Greeting and Movement)

2. Nursery Rhyme Medley
(Baa Baa, Hickory Dickory, Mary Mary, 12345)

3. Colours of the rainbow
(Colours, Sequencing, Echo Singing)

4. Pirates Life for Me
(Pirate Song, Role Play and Counting)

5. Elephants have wrinkles
(World Music, Body Awareness, Sequencing)

6. Bean bag song
(Balance, Body Awareness, Handling Objects)

7. Days of the Week
(Movement, Sequencing and Alliteration)

8. Mick the Mechanic
(Role Play, People who help us)

9. Jump, Jump, Jump
(Gross Motor Movement, Echo Singing)

10. This Big! How Big!
(Humourous, Contrasting Size, Gross Motor)

11. Time to spin
(Balance and directional language)

12. Driving a Police Car
(Role Play, Positional Language)

13. Help One Another
(Helping with the jobs around the house)

14. Legato Staccato (Instrumental)
(Contrasting Movement, Parachute & Scarves)

15. Wibble Wobble
(Circle Dance, Directional Language)

16. Dancing Clown
(Reacting to Sound, Role Play, Contrasting Music)

17. Learning Through Play
(Bungee Dancing, Positional Language)

18. Oh, When the Band
(Instrumental Playing, Contrasting Loud and Quiet)

19. Funky Groove
(Echo Singing, Gross Motor)

20. Magic Finger
(Mark Making, Positive Touch and Relaxation)

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