EDUCATIONAL OUTCOMES FOR EACH SONG (Preschool)

 
EDUCATIONAL OUTCOMES FOR THE ALBUM ‘SHINE YOUR LIGHT!’
 
 
DISCLAIMER: This is open to individual interpretation as is the EYLF (Early Years Learning Framework)

Lisa Brockwell 2017 

Once again a ‘HUGE THANKS’ to Anne Unger, Director of Gosford Cubby House, for all your wisdom and help in getting these up and running!           

 

‘SHINE YOUR LIGHT!’ SONG LIST, VALUES AND LEARNING OUTCOMES

To  ‘BELONGING, BEING AND BECOMING’ The Early Years Framework For Australia’ (Australian Government National Quality Framework

For Early Childhood Education And Care)

 

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‘SHINE YOUR LIGHT!’ incorporates the five Learning Outcomes from The Early Years Framework For Australia, designed to capture the integrated and complex learning and development of all children across the birth to five age range.

 Outcomes for Preschools: (E.L.F.)

Children have a strong sense of identity
Children are connected with and contribute to their world
Children have a strong sense of wellbeing
Children are confident and involved learners
Children are effective communicators

  

TRACK 01.  SHINE YOUR LIGHT!  (self worth)

L.O.1. Children have a strong sense of identity  

*Children learn to interact in relation to others with care, empathy and respect

respect awareness and respect for others perspectives
reflecting on their actions and the consequences for others
express a wide range of emotions, thoughts and views constructively

 

* Children feel safe, secure and supported

sense and respond to a feeling of belonging

 

 L.O.2 Children are connected with and contribute to their world

* Children develop a sense of belonging to groups and communities and an understanding of the reciprocal rights and responsibilities necessary for active community participation

participate in reciprocal relationships

L.O.4. Children are confident and involved learners

*Children transfer and adapt what they have learned from one context to another

make connections between experiences
concepts and processes
apply generalisations from one situation to another
transfer knowledge from one setting to another

 

 

Track 02. I SHINE (self worth)

L.O.1. Children have a strong sense of identity

* Children develop knowledgeable and confident self identities

share their contributions and achievements with others

* Children feel safe, secure and supported

sense and respond to a feeling of belonging openly express their feelings and ideas in their interactions with others

confidently explore and engage with social and physical environments through relationships and play

 

L.O.2. Children are connected with and contribute to their world

*Children develop a sense of belonging to groups and communities and an understanding of the reciprocal rights and responsibilities necessary for active community participation

begin to recognise that they have a right to belong to many communities
build on their own social experiences to explore other ways of being
demonstrate a sense of belonging and comfort in their environments
respond positively to others

 

L.O.4. Children are confident and involved learners

* Children transfer and adapt what they have learned from one context to another

follow and extend their own interests with enthusiasm, energy and concentration
persevere and experience the satisfaction of achievement

 

 

TRACK 03. ALEXANDER THE DRAGON (courage)

(children may dramatically portray the 2nd verse of the song)

L.O.1 Children have a strong sense of identity

* Children feel safe, secure, and supported

respond to ideas and suggestions from others
sense and respond to a feeling of belonging

* Children develop their emerging autonomy, inter-dependence, resilience and sense of agency

approach new safe situations with confidence
persist when face with challenges and when first attempts are not successful

 

L.O.2. Children are connected with and contribute to their world

* Children become socially responsible and show respect for the environment

use play to investigate, project and explore new ideas

 

L.O.3. Children have a strong sense of well being

* Children become strong in their social and emotional wellbeing

demonstrate trust and confidence

* Children take increasing responsibility for their own health and physical wellbeing

respond through movement, to music, dance and storytelling
demonstrate spatial awareness and orient themselves, moving around and through their environments confidently and safely

 

L.O.4. Children are confident and involved learners

* Children transfer and adapt what they have learned from one context to another

make connections between experiences, concepts and processes
use the process of reflection and investigation to solve problems
transfer knowledge from one setting to another
develop and ability to mirror, repeat and practice the actions of others, either immediately or later
 

L.O.5. Children are effective communicators

* Children interact verbally and non-verbally with others for a range of purposes

use language and representations from music to share and project meaning

* Children engage with a range of texts and gain meaning from these texts

actively use, engage with and share the enjoyment of language and texts in a range of ways

TRACK 04. IT’S ALL UP TO ME  (courage)

 L.O.1. Children have a strong sense of identity

* Children develop their emerging autonomy, inter-dependence, resilience and a sense of agency

communicate their needs for comfort and assistance
initiate interactions and conversations with trusted educators

 

L.O.3. Children have a strong sense of wellbeing

*Children become strong in their social and emotional wellbeing

demonstrate trust and confidence
recognise their individual achievement

 

L.O.5. Children are effective communicators

* Children interact verbally and non-verbally with others for a range of purposes 

children respond verbally and non-verbally to what they see, hear, touch, feel and taste

 * Children begin to understand how symbols and pattern systems work

begin to recognize patterns and relationships and the connections between
begin to make connections between and see patterns in their feelings, ideas, words and actions and those of others

 

 

TRACK 05. GOOD MANNERS  (respect)

 L.O.1. Children have a strong sense of identity

* Children develop their emerging autonomy, inter-dependence and a sense of agency

establish and maintain respectful, trusting relationships with other children and educators

* Children learn to interact in relation to others with care, empathy and respect

display awareness of and respect for other’s perspectives

 

L.O.2. Children are connected with and contribute to their world

* Children develop a sense of belonging to groups and communities and an understanding of the reciprocal rights and responsibilities necessary for active community participation

gradually learn to ‘read’ the behaviours of others and respond appropriately
participate in reciprocal relationships

 

L.O.4. Children are confident and involved learners

*Children transfer and adapt what they have learned from one context to another

make connections between experiences concepts and processes
try out strategies that were effective to solve problems in one situation in a new context
 
 

L.O.5. Children are effective communicators

*Children interact verbally and non-verbally with others for a range of purposes

respond verbally and non-verbally to what they see, hear, touch, feel and taste
convey and construct messages with purpose and confidence, building on home/family and community literacies

 

 

TRACK 06. I CAN WAIT  (tolerance)

 L.O.1. Children have a strong sense of identity

*Children learn to interact in relation to others with care, empathy and respect

children show interest in other children and being part of a group
display awareness of and respect for others’ perspectives
reflect on their actions and consider consequences for others

 

L.O.4. Children are confident and involved learners.

* Children develop a range of skills and processes such as problem solving

apply a wide variety of thinking strategies to engage with situations and solve problems
use reflective thinking to consider why things happen and what can be learnt from these experiences
 

* Children transfer and adapt what they have learned from one context to another

make connections between experiences, concepts and processes
apply generalisations from one situation to another
transfer knowledge from one setting to another
try out strategies that were effective to solve problems in one situation in a new context
 

 

 TRACK 07. SHARING OUR LIVES PEACEFULLY  (co-operation)

L.O.1. Children have a strong sense of identity

* Children learn to interact in relation to others with care, empathy and respect

show interest in other children and being part of a group
empathise with and express concern for others
display awareness of and respect for others’ perspectives
reflect on their actions and consider consequences for others
establish and maintain respectful, trusting relationships

 

L.O.2. Children are connected with and contribute to their world

* Children develop a sense of belonging to groups and communities and an understanding of the reciprocal rights and responsibilities necessary for active community participation

take action to assist other children to participate in social groups
express an opinion in matters that affect them
build on their own social experiences to explore other ways of being
participate in reciprocal relationships
gradually learn to ‘read’ the behaviours of others and respond appropriately
understand different ways of contributing through play and projects
co-operate with others and negotiate roles and relationships in play episodes and group experiences
 

* Children become aware of fairness

begin to think critically about fair and unfair behaviour

 

* Children respond to diversity with respect

begin to show concern for others
listen to others’ ideas and respect different ways of being and doing
 
 

L.O.3. Children have a strong sense of wellbeing

* Children become strong in their social and emotional wellbeing

increasingly co-operate and work collaboratively with others
show an increasing capacity to understand, self-regulate and manage their emotions in ways that reflect the feelings and needs of others
assert their capabilities and independence while demonstrating increasing awareness of the needs and rights of others
 
 

L.O.4. Children are confident and involved learners

* Children transfer and adapt what they have learned from one context to another

make connections between experiences, concepts and processes
transfer knowledge from one setting to another
try out strategies that were effective to solve problems in one situation in a new context

 

 

TRACK 08. I CHOOSE TO SEND MY LOVE TO YOU (freedom) 

L.O.1. Children have a strong sense of identity

*Children learn to interact in relation to others with care, empathy and respect

show interest in other children and being part of a group
emphasise with and express concern for others
display awareness of and respect for other’s perspectives
reflect on their actions and consider consequences for others

 

L.O.2. Children are connected with and contribute to their world

* Children develop a sense of belonging to groups and communities and an understanding of the reciprocal rights and responsibilities necessary for active community participation

build on their own social experiences to explore other ways of being
gradually learn to ‘read’ the behaviours of others and respond appropriately
understand different ways of contributing through play and projects
demonstrate a sense of belonging and comfort in their environments
are playful and respond positively to others, reaching out for company and friendship
co-operate with others and negotiate roles and relationships in play episode and group experiences
 

* Children respond to diversity with respect

begin to show concern for others
become aware of connections, similarities and differences between people
listen to others’ ideas and respect different ways of being and doing
practice inclusive ways of achieving coexistence
notice and react in positive ways to similarities and differences among people

 

L.O.3. Children have a strong sense of wellbeing

* Children become strong in their social and emotional wellbeing

recognise the contributions they make to shared projects and experiences
make choices, accept challenges, take considered risks, manage change and cope with frustrations and the unexpected
 show an increasing capacity to understand, self-regulate and manage their emotions in ways that reflect the feelings and needs of others
 assert their capabilities and independence while demonstrating increasing awareness of the needs and rights of others

  

* Children take increasing responsibility for their own health and physical wellbeing

show increasing independence and competence in care and safety for themselves

 

L.O.4. Children are confident and involved learners

*Children transfer and adapt what they have learned from one context to another

make connections between experiences, concepts and processes
apply generalisations from one situation to another

 

 

TRACK 09. I’M SORRY  (forgiveness)

L.O.1. Children have a strong sense of identity

*Children learn to interact in relation to others with care, empathy and respect

establish and maintain respectful, trusting relationships with other children and educators
openly express their feelings and ideas in their interactions with others

 

*Children develop their emerging autonomy, inter-dependence, resilience and sense of agency

demonstrate an increasing capacity for self-regulation
begin to initiate negotiating and sharing behaviours

 

L.O.2. Children are connected with and contribute to their world

* Children develop a sense of belonging to groups and communities and an understanding of the reciprocal rights and responsibilities necessary for active community participation

build on their own social experiences to explore other ways of being
participate in reciprocal relationships
gradually learn to ‘read’ the behaviours of others and respond appropriately
respond positively to others, reaching out for company and friendship

 

*Children respond to diversity with respect

begin to show concern for others
explore the diversity of culture, heritage, background and tradition and that diversity presents opportunities for choices and new understandings

 

*Children learn to interact in relation to others with care, empathy and respect

show interest in other children and being part of a group

 

L.O.3. Children become strong in their social and emotional wellbeing

*Children become strong in their social and emotional wellbeing

show an increasing capacity to understand, self-regulate and manage their emotions in ways that reflect the feelings and needs of others

 

 

L.O.4. Children are confident and involved learners

*Children transfer and adapt what they have learned from one context to another

engage with and co-construct learning
make connections between experiences, concepts and processes
use the processes of play, reflection and investigation to solve problems
apply generalisation from one situation to another
try out strategies that were effective to solve problems in one situation in a new context
transfer knowledge from one setting to another

 

 

L.O.5. Children are effective communicators

* Children interact verbally and non-verbally with others for a range of purposes

respond verbally and non-verbally to what they see, hear; touch, feel and taste
express ideas and feelings and understand and respect the perspectives of others

 

 

TRACK10. I LOVE YOU  (self worth)

 L.O.1. Children have a strong sense of identity

* Children learn to interact in relation to others with care, empathy and respect

show interest in other children and being part of a group
engage in and contribute to shared play experiences
empathise with and express concern for other’s perspectives
 
 

L.O.2. Children are connected with and contribute to their world

* Children respond to diversity

begin to show concern for others
practice inclusive ways of achieving coexistence
notice and react in positive ways to similarities and differences among people

 

 

L.O.3. Children have a strong sense of wellbeing

*Children become strong in their social and emotional wellbeing

demonstrate trust and confidence
remain accessible to others at times of distress, confusion and frustration
share humour; happiness and satisfaction
increasingly co-operate and work collaboratively with others
recognise their individual achievement
make choices, accept challenges, take considered risks, manage and change and cope with frustrations and the unexpected
show an increasing capacity to understand, self-regulate and manage their emotions in ways that reflect the feelings and needs of others
assert their capabilities and independence while demonstrating increasing awareness of the needs and rights of others
seek out and accept new challenges, make new discoveries and celebrate their own efforts and achievements and those of others

 

*Children take increasing responsibility for their own health and physical wellbeing

are happy, healthy, safe and connected to others

 

 

TRACK 11. THE COMFORTING SONG (Compassion)

L.O.1. Children have a strong sense of identity

* Children learn to interact in relation to others with care, empathy and respect

show interest in other children and being part of a group
express a wide range of emotions, thoughts and views constructively
empathise with and express concern for others
reflect on their actions and consider consequences for others

 

* Children feel safe, secure and supported

openly express their feelings and ideas in their interactions with others

 

* Children develop their emerging autonomy, inter-dependence, resilience and sense of agency

 demonstrate increasing awareness of the needs and rights of others

 

L.O.2. Children are connected with and contribute to their world

* Children develop a sense of belonging to groups and communities and an understanding of the reciprocal rights and responsibilities necessary for active community participation

take action to assist other children to participate in social groups
build on their own social experiences to explore other ways of being
participate in reciprocal relationships
gradually learn to ‘read’ the behaviours of others and respond appropriately
demonstrate a sense of belonging and comfort in their environments
are playful and respond positively to others, reaching out for company and friendship

 

* Children respond to diversity with respect

begin to show concern for others
practice inclusive ways of achieving coexistence
notice and react in positive ways to similarities and differences among people

 

*Children become strong in their social and emotional wellbeing

demonstrate trust and confidence
remain accessible to others at times of distress, confusion and frustration
increasingly co-operate and work collaboratively with others
recognise their individual achievement
show an increasing capacity to understand, self-regulate and manage their emotions in ways that reflect the feelings and needs of others
 assert their capabilities and independence while demonstrating increasing awareness of the needs and rights of others

*Children take increasing responsibility for their own health and physical wellbeing

are happy, healthy, safe and connected to others
show increasing independence and competence in care and safety for themselves and others
 
 

*Children respond to diversity with respect

begin to show concern for others
practice inclusive ways of achieving coexistence

 

L.O.5. Children are effective communicators

*Children interact verbally and non-verbally with others for a range of purposes

engage in enjoyable interactions using verbal and non-verbal language
convey and construct messages with purpose and confidence
respond verbally and non-verbally to what they see, hear, touch and feel
exchange ideas, feelings and understandings using language
express ideas and feelings and understand and respect the perspectives of others
interact with others to explore ideas and concepts, clarify and challenge thinking, negotiate and share new understandings

 

 

 TRACK 12. IT’S A HAPPY DAY (freedom)

  L.O.1. Children have a strong sense of identity

* Children feel safe, secure and supported

sense and respond to a feeling of belonging
openly express their feelings and ideas in their interactions with others

 

* Children develop knowledgeable and confident self identities

celebrate and share their contributions and achievements with others

 

* Children learn to interact in relation to others with care, empathy and respect

express a wide range of emotions, thoughts and views constructively

 

 L.O.3. Children have a strong sense of wellbeing

* Children take increasing responsibility for their own health and physical wellbeing

are happy, healthy, safe and connected to others
respond through movement to traditional and contemporary music, dance and storytelling

 

L.O.5. Children are effective communicators

* Children express ideas and make meaning using a range of media

use the creative arts such as drawing, painting, sculpture, drama, dance, movement, music and storytelling to express ideas and make meaning

 

 

TRACK 13. A HUG (acceptance)

 L.O.1. Children have a strong sense of identity

* Children develop their emerging autonomy, inter-dependence and a sense of agency

recognise their individual achievements and the achievements of others

 

* Children develop knowledgeable and confident self identities

reach out and communicate for comfort, assistance and companionship

L.O.3. Children have a strong sense of wellbeing

* Children become strong in their social and emotional wellbeing

demonstrate trust and confidence
children recognize their individual achievements
increasingly co-operate and work collaboratively with others
share satisfaction
show an increasing capacity to understand, self-regulate and manage their emotions in ways that reflect the feelings and needs of others

 

L.O.4. Children are involved learners

* Children transfer and adapt what they have learned from one context to another

make connections between experiences, concepts and processes

 

 

TRACK 14. I’M TAKING GOOD CARE OF ME (responsibility)

 L.O.1. Children have a strong sense of identity

*Children develop their emerging autonomy, inter-dependence and a sense of agency

demonstrate increasing awareness of the needs and rights of others
recognise their individual achievements and the achievements of others
demonstrate an increasing capacity for self-regulation
approach new safe situations with confidence

 

L.O.3. Children have a strong sense of wellbeing

*Children take increasing responsibility for their own health and physical wellbeing

demonstrate trust and confidence
share humour, happiness and satisfaction
increasingly co-operate and work collaboratively with others
acknowledge and accept affirmation
show an increasing capacity to understand, self-regulate and manage their emotions in ways that reflect  the feelings and needs of others
assert capabilities and independence while demonstrating increasing awareness of the needs and rights of others

 

 

TRACK 15. TIME OUT (responsibility)

 L.O.1. Children have a strong sense of identity

* Children learn to interact in relation to others with care, empathy and respect

express a wide range of emotions, thoughts and views constructively

 

L.O.2. Children are connected with and contribute to their world

*Children become aware of fairness

are empowered to make choices and problem solve to meet their needs in particular contexts

 

L.O.3. Children have a strong sense of wellbeing

* Children become strong in their social and emotional wellbeing

make choices, accept challenges, take considered risks, manage change and cope with frustrations and the unexpected
show an increasing capacity to understand, self-regulate and manage their emotions in ways that reflect the feelings and needs of others
assert their capabilities and independence
transfer knowledge from one setting to another

 

L.O.4. Children are confident and involved learners

* Children transfer and adapt what they have learned from one context to another

make connections between experiences, concepts and processes
use the process reflection to solve problems
apply generalizations from one situation to another
try out strategies that were effective to solve problems in one situation in a new context
 

 

TRACK 16. WHEN I’M HONEST WITH YOU (truth)

 L.O.1. Children have a strong sense of identity

* Children learn to interact in relation to others with care, empathy and respect

display awareness of and respect for others’ perspectives
reflect on their actions and consider consequences for others

 

* Children develop their emerging autonomy, inter-dependence and a sense of agency

increasingly co-operate and work collaboratively with others
recognise their individual achievements
demonstrate an increasing capacity for self-regulation

 

 L.O.2. Children are connected with and contribute to their world

* Children develop a sense of belonging to groups and communities and an understanding of the reciprocal rights and responsibilities necessary for active community participation

co-operate with others
participate in reciprocal relationships

 

L.O.4. Children are confidant and involved learners

* children transfer and adapt what they have learned from one context to another

make connections between experiences, concepts and processes
use the processes of reflection to solve problems
try out strategies that were effective to solve problems in one situation in a new context
transfer knowledge from one setting to another

 

 

TRACK 17. MAY I SHARE WITH YOU YOUR DAY? (Responsibility)

 L.O.1. Children have a strong sense of identity

* Children feel safe, secure and supported

openly express their feelings and ideas in their interactions with others
respond to ideas and suggestions from others

 

* Children develop their emerging autonomy, inter-dependence and a sense of agency

demonstrate an increasing capacity for self-regulation

 

L.O.2. Children are connected with and contribute to their world

* Children develop a sense of belonging to groups and communities and an understanding of the reciprocal rights and responsibilities necessary for active community participation

express an opinion in matters that affect them
participate in reciprocal relationships
gradually learn to ‘read’ the behaviours of others and respond appropriately
contribute to fair decision-making about matters that affect them

L.O.4. Children are confident and involved learners

* Children transfer and adapt what they have learned from one context to another

engage with and co-construct learning
make connections between experiences, concepts and processes
use the process of play, reflection and investigation to solve problems
apply generalisations from one situation to another
try out strategies that were effective to solve problems in one situation in a new context
transfer knowledge from one setting to another

 

L.O.5. Children are effective communicators

*Children interact verbally and non verbally with others for a range of purposes

engage in enjoyable and interactions using verbal language
convey and contract messages with purpose and confidence
respond verbally to what they see, hear and feel
express ideas and feelings and understand and respect the perspectives of others
are independent communicators who initiate Standard Australian English and home language conversations and demonstrate the ability to meet the listeners’ needs

 

 

TRACK 18. I LOVE TO SHARE MY FEELINGS (acceptance)

 L.O.1. Children have a strong sense of identities

*Children develop their emerging autonomy, inter-dependence and a sense of agency

Express a wide range of emotions, thoughts and views constructively

 

L.O.3. Children have a strong sense of wellbeing

*Children become strong in their social and emotional wellbeing

celebrate and share their contributions and achievements with others

 

L.O.5. Children are effective communicators

*Children interact verbally and non-verbally with others for a range of purposes

respond verbally and non-verbally to what they see, hear, touch feel and taste
express ideas and feelings and understand and respect the perspectives of others
exchange ideas, feelings and understandings using language and representations in play
  

 

TRACK 19. JUST BEING ME (acceptance)

 L.O.1. Children have a strong sense of identity

* Children learn to interact in relation to others with care, empathy and respect

show interest in other children and being part of a group
engage in and contribute to shared play experiences
reach out and communicate for comfort, assistance and companionship

 * Children feel safe, secure, and supported

sense and respond to a feeling of belonging

* Children develop their emerging autonomy, inter-dependence, resilience and sense of agency

demonstrate increasing awareness of the needs and rights of others
be open to new challenges and discoveries
increasingly co-operate and work collaboratively with others

 

L.O.2. Children are connected with and contribute to their world

* Children develop a sense of belonging to groups and communities and an understanding of the reciprocal rights and responsibilities necessary for active community participation

demonstrate a sense of belonging and comfort in their environments
are playful and respond positively to others, reaching out for company and friendship

 

* Children respond to diversity

begin to show concern for others

 

L.O.3. Children have a strong sense of wellbeing

* Children become strong in their social and emotional wellbeing

demonstrates trust and confidence
share humour, happiness and satisfaction
celebrate their own efforts and achievements
increasingly co-operate and work collaboratively with others
acknowledge and accept affirmation
recognise the contributions they make to shared projects and experiences
assert their capabilities and independence while demonstrating increasing awareness of the needs and rights of others

 

 

TRACK 20. GIVE AND TAKE (co-operation)

 L.O.1. Children have a strong sense of identity

* Children develop their emerging autonomy, inter-dependence, resilience and sense of agency

demonstrate an increasing capacity for self-regulation

* Children learn to interact in relation to others with care, empathy and respect

display awareness of and respect for others’ perspectives
reflect on their actions and consider consequences for others
children feel safe, secure, and supported
establish and maintain respectful, trusting relationships with other children and educators
 openly express their feelings and ideas in their interactions with others
respond to ideas and suggestions from others

L.O.2. Children are connected with and contribute to their world

* Children develop a sense of belonging to groups and communities and an understanding of the reciprocal rights and responsibilities necessary for active community participation

participate in reciprocal relationships
gradually learn to ‘read’ the behaviours of others and respond appropriately
contribute to fair decision-making about matters that affect them
demonstrate a sense of belonging and comfort in their environments
co-operate with others and negotiate roles and relationships in play episodes and group experiences
  

* Children become aware of fairness

begin to think critically about fair and unfair behaviour
are empowered to make choices and problem solve to meet their needs in particular contexts
 
 

L.O.3 Children have a strong sense of wellbeing

* Children become strong in their social and emotional wellbeing

increasingly co-operate and work collaboratively with others
make choices, cope with frustration and the unexpected
show an increasing capacity to understand, self-regulate and manage their emotions in ways that reflect the feelings and needs of others

 

L.O.4. Children are confident and involved learners

* Children transfer what they have learned from one context to another

make connections between experiences, concepts and processes
use the processes of reflection to solve problems
try out strategies that were effective to solve problems in one situation in a new context
transfer knowledge from one setting to another

 

* Children resource their own learning through connecting with people

engage in learning relationships
experience the benefits and pleasures of shared learning exploration

 

L.O.5. Children are effective communicators

* Children interact verbally and non-verbally with others for a range of purposes

express ideas and feelings and understand and respect the perspectives of others
interact with others to explore ideas and concepts, clarify and challenge thinking, negotiate and share new understandings

 

 

 TRACK 21 OUR BEAUTIFUL WORLD (inclusion)

Children perform actions to the tiger, spider, dolphin, bird; using their hands:
Tiger – hands outstretched showing fingers like claws as they roar
Spider – fingers crawling up arm like a spider
Dolphin – cup hand and move in wave like motions in front of chest
Bird – fingers and thumb form beak shape; open and close together over mouth to form bird beak

 

L.O.1. Children have a strong sense of identity

* Children feel safe, secure, and supported

sense and respond to a feeling of belonging
confidently explore and engage with social and physical environments through relationships and play
 

*Children learn to interact in relation to others with care, empathy and respect

show interest in other children and being part of a group

 

L.O.2.  Children are connected with and contribute to their world

* Children develop a sense of belonging to groups and communities and an understanding of the reciprocal rights and responsibilities necessary for active community participation

broaden their understanding of the world in which they live
begin to recognise they have a right to belong to many communities

 

* Children respond to diversity

become aware of the connections, similarities and differences between people
practice inclusive ways of coexistence
notice and react in positive ways to similarities and differences among people
 

* Children become socially responsible and show respect for the environment

show growing appreciation and care for natural and constructed environments
explore relationships with other living things
demonstrate an increasing knowledge of and respect for the natural environment

 

L.O.5. Children are effective communicators

* Children interact verbally and non-verbally with others for a range of purposes

engage in enjoyable interactions using verbal and non-verbal language

 

* Children express ideas and make meaning using a range of media

engage using the creative arts such as drawing, painting, sculpture, drama, dance, movement, music and storytelling to express ideas and make meaning