Follow The Leader Physical Development Nursery 2 First Term Lesson Notes Week 7

Follow The Leader: Lesson Plan

Subject: Physical Development

Class: Nursery 2

Term: First Term

Week: 7

Topic: Follow The Leader

Sub-topic: Movement and Imitation

Duration: 40 minutes

Behavioral Objectives:

By the end of the lesson, pupils should be able to:

  1. Follow simple movements and actions.
  2. Imitate the teacher and their peers.
  3. Enjoy playing the game.


  • Follow
  • Leader
  • Movement
  • Imitate

Entry Behaviour:

Pupils are familiar with basic movements like walking and jumping.

Learning Resources and Materials:

  • Open space for movement
  • Music player (optional)

Building Background / Connection to Prior Knowledge:

Discuss how pupils follow instructions at home and in class.

Embedded Core Skills:

  • Coordination
  • Listening
  • Social interaction
  • Observation

Reference Books:

Instructional Materials:

  • Open space
  • Music player


Pupils will play “Follow The Leader” to practice movement and imitation.


Step 1: Review of Previous Topic

Step 2: Introduction of the New Topic

  • Introduce the new topic: “Follow The Leader.”
  • Explain the rules of the game: one person leads, and everyone else follows their actions.

Step 3: Teacher Demonstration and Pupil Participation

  • The teacher demonstrates simple actions like walking, jumping, and clapping.
  • Choose a pupil to be the leader and have others follow.
  • Rotate leaders so everyone gets a turn.

Teacher’s Activities:

  • Demonstrate movements.
  • Guide pupils in the game.
  • Ensure everyone gets a turn to lead.

Learners’ Activities:

  • Watch the teacher’s demonstration.
  • Follow the leader’s actions.
  • Take turns being the leader.


  • Observe pupils as they play.
  • Check if they follow and imitate correctly.
  • Note their enjoyment and participation.

Evaluation Questions:

  1. What do you do when you follow the leader?
  2. Can you show me how to jump like the leader?
  3. Why is it fun to follow the leader?
  4. What should you do if the leader claps?
  5. How do you feel when you are the leader?


  • The teacher goes around to observe and assist pupils.
  • Praise pupils for their efforts.
  • Encourage them to play the game at home with family.
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