Feel your Heartbeat Rhythm - Physical Movement Game

Feel your Heartbeat Rhythm - Physical Movement Game

Activity 4 of 8 in this unit

  • Cool+
  • Early Learning
  • Health and Physical Education
  • Physical Education
  • Social
  • Mental Health
  • Physical Health
  • ...

Lesson summary

Children connect with their bodies and take notice of their heartbeat before and after physical activity. They tap out the pattern of their heartbeat in response to their emotions (scared, calm, excited, etc.) in a fun music and rhythm game.

Learning goals: 

  • This activity is all about paying attention to our bodies, and the way our bodies respond to physical activity.

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Curriculum mapping

EYLF Learning Outcomes:

Learning Outcome 3: Children have a strong sense of wellbeing

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

Learning Outcome 5: Children are effective communicators

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

Resources required

  • Space to sit in a circle. Getting outside in nature is always good for our spirits, but inside will also do just as nicely.

Additional info

This is an original Cool+ activity.

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