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Dance Creation Lesson Plan | PINKALICIOUS & PETERRIFIC™

Subject: Dance
Source: PBS Learning Media
Resource Type: Lesson Plan
After learning about a range of dance styles, children use a video excerpt from the PBS KIDS series, PINKALICIOUS & PETERRIFIC™, as inspiration to make up their own dance. After warming up by dancing like robots, which the characters do in the video, children use creative movements to imitate animals, objects, and nature.
Skill: The child will participate in dance to express creativity.
Georgia Standard: CD-CR1
 
 
Subject: Dance
Source: PBS Learning Media
Resource Type: Video/Support Materials
Dance is a great way to represent the natural world, as Pinkalicious™ and her friends discover in this video excerpt from the PBS KIDS series PINKALICIOUS & PETERRIFIC™. Using the solar system as inspiration, Pinkalicious and her friends work together to create a fun "space dance" to perform for their families.
Skill: The child will participate in dance to express creativity.
Georgia Standard: CD-CR1
 
 
Subject: Dance
Source: PBS Learning Media
Resource Type: Lesson Plan
In this lesson plan, children explore the ways in which dance can represent the natural world. After watching video excerpts from the PBS KIDS series, PINKALICIOUS & PETERRIFIC®, they learn a dance based on the movements of the Sun, planets, and stars. They then work together to choreograph their own version of a “space dance” and perform it for others.
Skill: The child will participate in dance to express creativity.
Georgia Standard: CD-CR1
 
 
Subject: Visual Arts
Source: PBS Learning Media
Resource Type: Video/Support Materials
Pre-school students can practice the skills of identifying colors and learn how these colors change when two are mixed together with this video from the Abracadabra series. Color-related vocabulary is stressed.
Skill: The child will create and explore visual art forms to develop artistic expression.
Georgia Standard: CD-CR2
 
 
Subject: Visual Arts
Source: PBS Learning Media
Resource Type: Lesson Plan
Children practice how to work cooperatively and exercise their creativity while expressing themselves through art in this PINKALICIOUS & PETERRIFIC® lesson plan. After watching video excerpts from the PBS KIDS series PINKALICIOUS & PETERRIFIC®, they experiment with different painting techniques and materials, create cloud-inspired and mixed-media collage art, and explore the idea that mistakes can be opportunities.
Skill: The child will create and explore visual art forms to develop artistic expression.
Georgia Standard: CD-CR2
 
 
Subject: Visual Arts
Source: PBS Learning Media
Resource Type: Interactive Lesson
Use this game with children to combine shapes to draw Peg, Cat, and all their friends. Peg can help children every step of the way as they use their paintbrush and different colors to draw snazzy shapes or colorful characters—or, she can leave them to make their own beautiful painting.
Skill: The child will create and explore visual art forms to develop artistic expression.
Georgia Standard: CD-CR2
 
 
Subject: Visual Arts
Source: PBS Learning Media
Resource Type: Lesson Plan
In this lesson, children exercise their creativity while expressing themselves through art and dramatic play. After watching a video excerpt from the PBS KIDS series PINKALICIOUS & PETERRIFIC®, children use common craft and recycled materials, as well as found objects, to create puppets based on characters from a picture book. They explore how to develop a puppet’s personality and then practice and perform a puppet show.
Skill: The child will create and explore visual art forms to develop artistic expression.
Georgia Standard: CD-CR2
 
 
Subject: Music
Source: PBS Learning Media
Resource Type: Lesson Plan
Children learn about different types of musical instruments and the sounds they make in this PINKALICIOUS & PETERRIFIC® lesson plan. They explore different music genres, especially the blues; acquire new music vocabulary; and discover instruments made from unusual materials.
Skill: The child will use his/her voice, instruments, and objects to express creativity.
Georgia Standard: CD-CR3
 
 
Subject: Music
Source: PBS Learning Media
Resource Type: Interactive Lesson
Sing and make music while learning to sound out one-syllable words. Musical videos teach decoding and blending with letters and letter combinations. By the end of this lesson, kids will be singing new words they have learned!
Skill: The child will use his/her voice, instruments, and objects to express creativity.
Georgia Standard: CD-CR3
 
 
Subject: Dramatic Play
Source: PBS Learning Media
Resource Type: Lesson Plan
Children explore the meaning of imaginary or pretend play and then make up and act out stories in this PINKALICIOUS & PETERRIFIC® lesson plan. Inspired by two video excerpts from the PBS KIDS series PINKALICIOUS & PETERRIFIC®, children create a new, fantastical adventure and tell it using words and pictures.
Skill: The child will use dramatic play to express creativity.
Georgia Standard: CD-CR4