Warm up – Tell the children that they are going to explore different voices. We need to change our voices to show different emotions or become different characters.
Get the group to repeat the following lines together in their normal voices
Who has been sitting in my chair?
Who has eating my porridge?
Who has been sleeping in my bed.
Now get the children to say the lines the following ways:
“Now we are going to warm up our bodies. Everyone find a space and walk around the room as yourself. When I say freeze I will call out different ways of walking….
Grumpy daddy bear
Kind mummy bear
Happy baby bear
Read the movement story Goldilocks and the three bears. Click on the link.
When Goldilocks went to the house of the Bears – movement poetry. Click on the link below.
Closure: In groups of 4 make a still image of your favorite scene. Present your still image to the rest of the class.
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