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Making a new vegetable hotter!

PrimaryPrimary MiddleMiddle High SchoolSecondary

Critical & Creative ThinkingAustralian Curriculum General Capability: Critical & Creative Thinking

LiteracyAustralian Curriculum General Capability: Literacy

Personal and social capabilityAustralian Curriculum General Capability: Personal and social capability

1. The Wiggles, had a hit with "Hot Potato"
https://youtu.be/OZ72_mLcNdM

 

2. You are to change the words while retaining the music for this song. The words are to have a new vegetable featured and a new food that is healthy for pre-school children to eat and enjoy.

The current words are:

Hot potato, hot potato
Hot potato, hot potato
Hot potato, hot potato
Potato
Potato, Potato, Potato


Cold spaghetti, cold spaghetti
Cold spaghetti, cold spaghetti
Cold spaghetti, cold spaghetti
Spaghetti...
Spaghetti, Spaghetti, Spaghetti

Whooo, wiggy wiggy wiggy wiggy
Whooo, wiggy wiggy wiggy wiggy,
gimme that, gimme that, gimme that, food.

Whooo, wiggy wiggy wiggy wiggy
Whooo, wiggy wiggy wiggy wiggy,
gimme that, gimme that....

Mashed Banana, Mashed Banana.....
Mashed Banana, Mashed Banana.....
Mashed Banana, Mashed Banana.....
Banana..
Banana, Banana, Banana


Whooo, wiggy wiggy wiggy wiggy
Whooo, wiggy wiggy wiggy wiggy,
gimme that, gimme that, gimme that, food.

Whooo, wiggy wiggy wiggy wiggy
Whooo, wiggy wiggy wiggy wiggy,
gimme that, gimme that....

Hot potato, hot potato
Hot potato, hot potato
Hot potato, hot potato
Potato
Potato, Potato, Potato

Whoo!
(Source: Wikia)

Wiggles Hot Potato
(Source: Booktopia)

Best of the Wiggles
(Source: Kidzbopshop)

 

 

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Filming some of the Library of Juggling

Juggler's Balls

PrimaryPrimary MiddleMiddle High SchoolSecondary


Critical & Creative ThinkingAustralian Curriculum General Capability: Critical & Creative Thinking

Personal and Social CapabilityAustralian Curriculum General Capability: Personal and Social Capability

1. Go to the Library of Juggling



Library of Juggling



2. Select 5 different 3 ball patterns and practice them until you have mastered the juggling.

3. Get a friend to film your mastery and compare it to the animation on the website.

 

 

 

Mime... Can You?

PrimaryPrimary MiddleMiddle High SchoolSecondary

Critical & Creative ThinkingAustralian Curriculum General Capability: Critical & Creative Thinking

Personal and Social CapabilityAustralian Curriculum General Capability: Personal and Social Capability

1. View the following YouTube Videos:
https://youtu.be/Mb_y4agvt_g

https://youtu.be/ijppsKvfCjk

 

2. You are to copy these two mimes... Boxed in and Being Happy.

3. Get dressed up in your miming costume - a striped top, a hat and white powder on your face.

4. Practice your mime in front of family.

5. Get a friend to video you miming and then you video them.

 

 

Creating your own Puppet

PrimaryPrimary MiddleMiddle High SchoolSecondary

ICT Capability Australian Curriculum General Capability: ICT Capability

Critical & Creative ThinkingAustralian Curriculum General Capability: Critical & Creative Thinking

1. Look at the following websites and see which type of puppet you would like to create. You need to explore how you would entertain with this puppet. Who would be your audience? What is the message you want to convey or give to this audience?

WikiHow: How to make Puppets

Wikihow - How to make puppets

YouTube: Jim Henson on making Puppets in 1969! [Jim created the puppets from Sesame Street and lots more]
https://youtu.be/AC440k6iByA

 

Wayang Kulit: Indonesian Shadow Puppets (PDF)

Wayang Kulit

2. Create your puppet using the instructions from the websites.

3. Write a story to go with your puppet (puppets if your friends or family have made one too).

4. Create a puppet theatre. You can get ideas from this tribute to Jim Henson.(47 mins).
https://youtu.be/esfWRfQ4xZI

 

 

Look at this collection of Puppet Theatres to help you.

How to make Puppet Theatre


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