Lesson 1

Learning Intention

To draw a picture of the Performing Arts.

Lesson Information

  • Draw a picture of something you enjoy that is related to the Performing Arts.
  • It could be an activity you actually do outside school or in your spare time.
  • You could draw yourself dancing, singing, acting, using dress ups, performing on stage in a concert, using puppets or making plays.

Reflection

Write a sentence to explain what you are doing in your drawing. If you would like to share with Miss McKelvie send your drawing and sentence to dmckelvie@hillsmeade.vic.edu.au. 🙂


Lesson 2

Learning Intention

To create a character puppet.

Lesson Information

  • To create your puppet you can make it out of a paper plate, paper bag, pieces of material or even socks.
  • Decorate your puppet by adding features including eyes, ears and a mouth.
  • Think about your puppet’s voice and how they might sound. Does your puppet have a loud or soft voice? Does your puppet speak or just make sounds?
  • Give your puppet a name.
  • Spend time playing with your puppet by holding it and moving it around as well as using your voice.

Reflection

Share your character puppet with a member of your family.


Lesson 3

Learning Intention

To create and act out a short puppet play.

Lesson Information

  • You can use puppets, Lego or toys at home as the characters to create the play.
  • Ideas for you play could be – friendship, a birthday party, playing on the playground, going to the zoo.
  • Rehearse your play and character voices ready for your performance.
  • You could set up a stage area in your house to perform in. Using a cardboard box is a great way to make a stage area.
  • You could ask your family to be the audience while you perform.

Reflection

Talk to your family about each character you created for your play.


Lesson 4

Learning Intention

To present a costume parade.

Lesson Information

  • Have a costume parade.
  • You could have a theme like a favourite colour, favourite outfits, story book characters, fairy tale characters.
  • You can use clothes you have at home or any costumes you already have.
  • Organise a parade walkway to present your costumes.
  • You could organise music to play in the background.
  • You could ask your family to be the guests at the parade.

Reflection

Draw a picture and write a sentence about your favourite costume from the parade.