Building Social Emotional Learning - Teamwork

Building Social Emotional Learning - Teamwork

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Activity Summary

The animated series Bluey serves as a valuable tool in fostering children's development of imagination, curiosity, and social and emotional learning. This activity uses intentional teaching strategies to focus on the capabilities of teamwork. Children work together to create a train complete with stations and passengers. They then focus on teamwork, collaborative decision making and having different roles and responsibilities in helping the train and the passengers run smoothly. The train that is created visits different stations developed by the children. Children will use the train stations to move around the learning centre as part of a creative play adventure.

Learning Intentions:

This suite of resources has been designed to provide opportunities for children to explore social and emotional learning through imaginative play and also supports oral language development through a values framework. Each activity uses intentional teaching strategies to develop a specific value. This activity focuses on...

Click here for a full list of the values that underpin these activities.

This activity showcases a Bluey episode, which can be viewed on ClickView or iview.

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Curriculum Mapping

EYLF Learning Outcomes:

Learning Outcome 4: Children are confident and involved learners

  • 4.1 Children develop dispositions for learning such as curiosity, cooperation, confidence, creativity, commitment, enthusiasm, persistence, imagination and reflexivity
  • 4.2 Children develop a range of skills and processes such as problem solving, inquiry, experimentation, hypothesising, researching and investigating
    4.3 Children transfer and adapt what they have learned from one context to another
  • 4.4 Children resource their own learning through connecting with people, place, technologies and natural and processed materials

Resources Required

  • Device capable of presenting a video to children
  • A collection of items for stations – four stations will be developed by the children
  • 4 - 6 large boxes with the bottom open, or 4 - 5 large hoops, or a rope. Essentially any items easily on hand in the learning center and available to children to create the train from. 

Additional Info

This is not an official Bluey lesson. does not have an official partnership with Bluey.

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