To understand why we celebrate birthdays

In this set of lessons we learn about birthdays. In this lesson with Miss Hughes, we learn why we celebrate birthdays and identify when our own birthdays are. We think of some of the ways that we celebrate birthdays and end the lesson by writing an invitation. You can extend this lesson by hosting a party for your teddies.

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Lesson summary: To understand why we celebrate birthdays

Time to move!

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Move around:
Climb stairs

On the spot:
Dance

The next lesson in Birthdays is "Birthday Cake"

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