This resource is for KS1 teachers teaching dance through the Physical Education part of the national curriculum during the topic of Rainforests (or any topic connected to rainforests, Brazil, carnival or celebration).
Within this resource there are 6 detailed 50 min lesson plans including: Aims and objectives, equipment needed, descriptions of activities (starter, warm up, main activity, plenary etc), Organisation information and ‘coaching’ points.
Included are pictures of rainforest animals that I printed out and laminated to make ‘rainforest animal cards’ that are needed in the lessons.
I used rainforest sounds with the delivery of the SOW:
For the dance routine itself I used ‘Beautiful Creatures’ from the Rio 2 soundtrack: