Activity Introduction

Quick Summary: This activity is based on Bluey, Season 2, Dance Mode. Kids explore the value of ‘finding your voice’. They begin by watching the Bluey episode and join in a discussion around their observations from this episode. Kids then use dance-based play to explore different feelings and how these can be communicated.

This is an official Bluey activity that celebrates the joy and curiosity of Bluey and allows kids to build social and emotional intelligence and develop oral language skills. Most of all it has been designed to inspire creativity and imagination in your kids!


Ideal For:
Early Learning, Lower Primary

Activity Values: This activity has been designed to provide opportunities for kids to explore social and emotional learning through imaginative play. All activities in the Bluey series are underpinned by a philosophy of play and imagination. In addition, this activity specifically focuses on…

  • Finding your voice

Click here for a full list of values, and the explanation of our learning philosophy that underpins the Bluey activities.

Time required: 15 minutes

Information For Parents and Carers

To learn about social and emotional learning and the importance of play for kids, click here.

To find out more about Bluey, click here.

 

What You Will Need

Accessing Bluey

You can watch all of Season 2 of Bluey on ABC iView or Enhance TV.

 

This activity has been developed in partnership with Ludo Studio. We would like to acknowledge the support of ABC Kids, BBC Studios, Screen Australia and Screen Queensland.

Worksheets

Teacher Worksheet

Dance Mode

Part A: Watch Bluey

Step 1. Begin by watching the Bluey episode Dance Mode. We recommend watching the Bluey episodes together with your kids. In addition to spending time together, you will have more opportunity to engage with the stories in the episode. And most importantly, you’ll love watching it too!

You can watch this episode on ABC iView or through Enhance TV.

Dance Mode synopsis: After Dad eats her last chip, Bingo is given three chances to put Mum and Dad into ‘Dance Mode’ as payback. But the others can’t resist taking Bingo’s turns for her.

Step 2. Once the episode has finished, take a few minutes to talk about what you noticed in Dance Mode. Using questions that begin with "I wonder…" is a great way to get kids sharing their own ideas. "I wonder…" questions don’t necessarily have a correct answer, leaving kids open to explore and share their own ideas without fear of being wrong. Suggested questions for your discussion could include (or choose your own):

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