Animals of Australia
To Enhance Gross Motor Skills
To learn that a Kangaroo is a marsupial which carries her babies in a pouch
Scarves for each child
Doll or Stuffed animal for each child
Tie the scarf around child's waist and stick the stuffed animal or doll in
Have children hop around on both feet kangaroo style.
Stuffed animals or dolls
1. Same as above
2. You can set up standing broad jump area. Have each child start from
a line and jump out one time. Mark where the child lands. Measure the
distance the child jumps with a measuring tape.
Use the same melody as B-I-N-G-O
There was a dog in Australia and DINGO was his name-o.
D-I-N-G-O, D-I-N-G-O, D-I-N-G-O and DINGO was his name-o.
Music and lyrics for Waltzing Matilda
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