What happens to the neighbourhood park when the owner of the land decides to build a parking lot on the site? Can it be saved? Children learn the valuable lessons of being involved in their community, and how to achieve a common goal. Create sound effects, and choral chants in music, learn the celebration dance and work with visual arts materials in the children’s art studio.
Arts Curriculum Links
body awareness, using body parts, movements, space, levels, direction, time and tempo, energy and force.
role/character, using body, voice, and expression to portray emotion, developing relationship, identifying central themes in drama
listening, singing, moving, playing musical instruments, understanding dynamics and sound qualities.
understanding the elements of design; line, shape, form, space, colour, texture, value, repetition and rhythm. Experience a variety of materials and media.
Cross Curriculum Links
B1.3 Children demonstrate an understanding of the importance of sustainability with people’s relationship with their environment and the consequences of sustainable and non-sustainable actions
B3.1 Identify some of the natural and built features of their community
B3.2 Identify some distinct areas in the local community
B3.6 Demonstrate the ability to construct simple maps of places they have visited using symbols and non-standard units
B3.7 Identify some of the services in the community for which the government is responsible