Lesson Plan – 9 Months -18 Months Week 6

Entry: ‘If your happy and you know it’

Front/back:Song: There’s a fish at the bottom of the swimming pool, and his name is Wiggly Woo. In Front swim position, then on back supporting bobbing/snaking float/swim.

Open safety hold/ Swim position: Adult supports baby swimming for bricks in the water. Start making a castle wall one side.

Conditioning: Cups at other side, baby swims to cup and adult encourages baby to pour water on their self with cue. Then take cup to the other side and make the turrets.

Put toys behind the castle. 

Submersion: Who’s in the castle?  Parent swims baby across the pool toward the castle – Half way across, cue submerge and swim to castle and see/collect toy. x2

Teacher aware of babies that have not learnt verbal cue and pours water.

In a circle: Hokey Cokey – Toy in/ out/shake. Legs in/ out/ kick. Arms in/out/ paddle.

Flip flops, swishing, rotating baby around.

Back:  Song: Zoom, Zoom, Zoom we’re going to the moon

On back holding toy.

Zoom over to the steps. Encourage a push and swim to parent. 5,4,3,2,1,Zoom! x3

Front Swim: Song: 3 little men in a Flying saucer song

1 woggle boat. Open or knotted  Adults puts babys feet on wall exaggerates babys zoom from the walls fun and fast; kick, kick, kick! 

Moving along the wall: Monkey, monkey all around the pool, then stop and…

Climbing out , Jumping in and hold on:  Adult cues baby in sitting position to jump in, submerge, then turn back to the bar. x2-3

Playtime Toys and big mat.

Exit: Teddy Bear, Teddy Bear, high five and goodbye.