Quick summary: This lesson is based on Bluey, Season 2, Seesaw. It uses intentional teaching strategies to focus on the capabilities of curiosity and questioning. Children will be involved in a creative balancing act. Using a variety of objects they are set to explore the weights of different items and how things can balance. This unstructured discovery play is set to challenge the children and bring out their creativity and curiosity. They may even create a seesaw.
This is an official Bluey lesson that celebrates the joy and curiosity of Bluey and allows children 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 children!
Lesson Values: This lesson has been designed to provide opportunities for children 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…
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EYLF Learning Outcome
Children are involved and confident learners
1. Children develop dispositions for learning such as curiosity, cooperation, confidence, creativity, commitment, enthusiasm, persistence, imagination and reflexivity
2. Children develop a range of skills and processes such as problem solving, enquiry, experimentation, hypothesising, researching and investigating
3. Children transfer and adapt what they have learned from one context to another
4. Children resource their own learning through connecting with people, place, technologies and natural and processed materials
Unit of work: Bluey – Early Learning.
Age group: 2 – 5 years.
Time required: 45 minutes.
- Device capable of presenting a video to children
- Blocks of different shapes and sizes and weights
- Longer lengths of wood (20 – 30 cm in length) – wooden rulers
- Found objects such as seed pods, small rocks or natural materials
- Balance or scales (if you have them).
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.