Week 10
Level: Hoikuen (5 years)
New vocabulary subject: body parts:
  • Greeting
  • Warm up; mushi flash
  • Sing Hello Chant
  • Body Parts Vocabulary
  • Simon Says
  • Heads and Shoulders song
  • Blast off (count down game)
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Materials Needed

  • PC for Hello Chant and Hello Song
  • Mushi Flash Cards
  • Action Flash Cards
  • Body Parts Flash Cards
  • Ponyo soft toy or similar for Simon says.


  • Greeting: "Good Morning..." try doing it fast and crisp.
  • Warm Up: Review of Mushi vocabulary. FAST!
  • Hello Chant : Sing the hello chant.
  • Introduce new Vocab : Introduce body parts. "Heads, Shoulders, Knees and Toes."
  • Simon Says Game: Ponyo says jump. Kids must jump. Ponyo says touch your heads. If ponyo does not say it then do not do it.
  • Heads, Shoulders song. Sing 'Heads and Shoulders' song.
  • Blast off: Count down from 10 --> 0 and then jump into the air. Start from Standing and crouch further down every time they say a number. If it is not genki enough, then take off does not work...


Heads and Shoulders,
Knees and Toes,
Knees and Toes,
Knees and Toes,

Heads and Shoulders,
Knees and Toes,
Let's clap hands together (*CLAP*).