Teaching movement to EYFS

Help EYFS pupils to develop their movement skills in an imaginative way with these hand-picked planning resources and activity ideas

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Planning documents and practical resources to develop pupils’ fundamental movement skills

Movement lessons are an essential part of child development so it's important to find engaging ways of giving pupils the physical literacy they need to play games and sports in the future.

To help you do just that, we’ve hand-picked a range of top resources, ideal for getting young learners moving, learning and having fun!

Planning 

Teachers TV: Fundamental Movement Skills
Teachers TV

Teachers TV: Fundamental Movement Skills

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Reception teacher Sharon Badger is an enthusiast for PE now but, as someone who embraced physical activity later in life, she fully understands the dread of PE for some pupils and primary teachers. For the last seven weeks Sharon has been integrating Fundamental Movement Skills into the curriculum, ...
PE Planning for EYFS (small apparatus) - Pre-School and Reception
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PE Planning for EYFS (small apparatus) - Pre-School and Reception

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A half term unit of PE planning for either Pre-School or Reception. This unit focuses on small aparatus such as balls, quoits, hoops and beanbags also incorporating floor based movements to develop gross motor skills and core stability. The unit has 7 lessons but depending on how much time you d...
EYFS PE Plans - Reception - Movement x 6 Plans
HeadofPE

EYFS PE Plans - Reception - Movement x 6 Plans

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PE Plans x 6 with activity progressions which can be used to challenge gifted and talented pupils. Covering the key aspects of Movement and includes Lesson Objectives, Activities, Teaching Points, Progressions and 'I Can' Statements.

Activities

Hedgehogs (Encouraging rolling movements)
MelodyTreeHouse

Hedgehogs (Encouraging rolling movements)

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This happy song encourages children to imagine being hedgehogs to carry out rolling movements such as somersaults and tumbling in a safe manner. Included is an instrumental/karaoke version of the song and a PDF of the lyrics. A free PDF of the lyrics to all of our songs can be downloaded from www.me...
EYFS - Get Fizzical     Movement Surprise
Andrea Flynn

EYFS - Get Fizzical Movement Surprise

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The sixteenth of the activities from 'Get Fizzical'. Dance classroom activity for Early Years Foundation Stage. The resource focuses on a short movement exercise presented as a game and activities covering Creative Development and Physical Development. To be used alongside the Get Fizzical...
Spell Your Name Movement & Fitness
FUNDAactive

Spell Your Name Movement & Fitness

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Try this fun breakout physical activity or warm up game for Early Years, Key Stage 1 children. Teachers and home school educators can use this activity to get your children active whilst spelling their name. You the adult; teacher or educator can join in, it's great fun, give it a try. Remembe...
Start Moving - EYFS - The Lion
Andrea Flynn

Start Moving - EYFS - The Lion

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This resource has been designed to develop children s physical skills, confidence and self-esteem. The theme of animals has been used as a stimulus for movement and provides pupils with opportunities to plan, create, perform and evaluate. Tasks are designed to encourage pupils to f...