Activity Introduction

Muffin and Bingo PhotoframeQuick summary: This lesson is based on Bluey, Season 2, Muffin Cone. It focuses on the capability of inclusivity. Students will consider physical limitations through the lens of challenging games, and creatively adapt the movement of their bodies to overcome these limitations.

This is an official Bluey lesson that celebrates the joy and curiosity of Bluey and allows students to build social and emotional intelligence. Most of all it has been designed to inspire creativity and imagination in your students!

Lesson values: This lesson has been designed to provide opportunities for students to explore social and emotional learning through imaginative play. All lessons in the Bluey series are underpinned by a philosophy of play and imagination. In addition, this lesson specifically focuses on…

  • Inclusivity

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

Evidence-based Approach

These lessons have been developed to support social and emotional learning, oral language development and play-based learning. To find out more, click here.

About Bluey

Australian Curriculum Mapping

Content Descriptions:

Foundation Health and Physical Education

  • Practise fundamental movement skills and movement sequences using different body parts (ACPMP008)
  • Participate in games with and without equipment (ACPMP009)
  • Test possible solutions to movement challenges through trial and error (ACPMP013)
  • Follow rules when participating in physical activities (ACPMP014)

Year 1 -2 Health and Physical Education

  • Describe ways to include others to make them feel they belong (ACPPS019)
  • Recognise similarities and differences in individuals and groups, and explore how these are celebrated and respected (ACPPS024)
  • Perform fundamental movement skills in a variety of movement sequences and situations (ACPMP025)
  • Create and participate in games with and without equipment (ACPMP027)

Syllabus outcomes: MOES1.4, GSES1.8, GYES1.10, MOS1.4, GSS1.8, GDS1.9, INS1.3, IRS1.11

General capabilities: Critical and Creative Thinking, Personal and Social Capabilities.

Relevant parts of Foundation Year Health and Physical Education achievement standards: Students perform fundamental movement skills and solve movement challenges.

Relevant parts of Year 1 – 2 Health and Physical Education achievement standards: Students demonstrate fundamental movement skills in a variety of movement sequences and situations and test alternatives to solve movement challenges. They perform movement sequences that incorporate the elements of movement.

Topic: Bluey.

This lesson is part of the wider unit of work Bluey – Foundation to Year 2.

Time required: 45 – 60 mins.

Level of teacher scaffolding: Medium – Teacher facilitates the games and ensures adherence to the rules.

Resources required:

  • Basketball court, or large open outdoor space
  • Device capable of presenting a video to the class
  • Soft sports balls.

Cool Australia’s curriculum team continually reviews and refines our resources to be in line with changes to the Australian Curriculum.


This lesson 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.


Teacher Worksheet

Bluey and Bingo Sandwich Shop PhotoframeTeacher Preparation

Learning intentions: Students will...

  • ... think inclusively about differently-abled peers
  • ... perform a variety of fundamental movement skills and movement sequences
  • ... overcome movement challenges which limit the range of movement.

Success criteria: Students can…

  • ... move their bodies in different ways
  • ... listen to and follow instructions about movements.

Consider making the learning intentions and success criteria visible to students throughout this lesson.

Teaching Sequence

Work through this resource material in the following sequence:

7 minutes - Part A: Watch Bluey
7 minutes - Part B: Discussion
30 minutes - Part C: Movement Play 
15 minutes - Part D: Get Crafty!

Part A: Watch Bluey 

Step 1. Share the Bluey episode Muffin Cone with your students.

Bluey Bingo and Muffin in the Sandwich shop Long

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

Muffin Cone synopsis:When Muffin can’t stop sucking her thumb, she has to wear a cone. But the cone gets in her wa

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