• Christmas Song with Auslan Signs
Formation: Sitting in a circle or on lines (for presentation or concert)
Areas of curriculum: Social, sense of community, language, awareness and knowledge of other languages, harmony between all cultures represented in Australia, countries and their place in a world, celebrations and festive seasons around the world, traditional costumes and musical instruments around the world, food and different cuisines, multi-cultural Melbourne with a range of cafes and restaurants, international food at home, musical development through singing and interactive movements
Objectives / Teaching Aim: Ritual, developing social interaction, co-ordination, fine motor skills, introduction to other languages, concentration, copying, steady beat, memory, singing in tune
Art Ideas: Take a piece of paper.
Draw a self portrait. Start from the head, then body, arms and legs.
Add eyes, mouth, nose and hair.
Dry your child’s artwork and paste on page provided.
Age Level: 3 yr: All children can just copy a teacher and sing the song with actions
4 yr: All children are encouraged to participate in the song
5 yr: All children are encouraged to participate in the song
EYLF Outcomes – 1, 2, 3, 4, 5
NQS Quality Areas – 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6