18 Months +week 4

Welcome and Entry – Song: ‘If you’re happy and you know it’

Front/ BackSwim 

Front swim position and then on 1 small woggle. Song – ‘5 little ducks went swimming one day’.  Add duck to chase.

Conditioning – 

  • Through rainy tunnel with duck.

Submersion – Swim around the pool and under rainy tunnel ‘dolphin dive’ x2

  • On the steps, launch to parent x3
  • On the steps swap duck for sinkers – collect sinkers encourage breath hold and bubbles.

Front swim – Seat holds and throws. Encourage arms actions.  Then flip flop over to seated position and kick. Song: ‘5 little fishes’

Submersion – To the edge and hold on (5 seconds)

Jumping in, Hold on, Climbing out 

Song – Jelly on a plate 

Sitting on the big mat, song, then cue ‘falls in’ and swim to parent. x2

Climb up on mat in small groups – Tip off at the end x1  

Move to the side – Practice climbing out – Elbow, Tummy, Knee.

Standing up jumps – Cue and encourage hold hands/ independent jump in x2

Monkey, Monkey

Moving along the edge to collect a toy from the box.  Add song.

Back floats

Hold toy on tummy. One side to the other –  Fast zooming! x1-2

Then in a space in the water – Flying saucer song x2

Playtime – Free Playwith toys. 1 small woggle on.

Exit –  Song: Teddy Bear, Teddy Bear