AGES 4-5 : BRILLIANT BODIES

Click here to play Brilliant Bodies Play Brilliant Bodies

In Fizzy's Brilliant Bodies children find out about different parts of the body and investigate how we use balance.

From recognising the similarities between our bodies, children will move to looking at the differences that make each of us unique. They will explore their balancing skills and improve them with practice.

The unit has three lessons:

  • Lesson 1 - Can I name all my body parts?
  • Lesson 2 - How is my body special?
  • Lesson 3 - How does my body improve? 

You can find teaching notes and photocopiable pupil sheets for all three lessons on the ages 4-5 resources page. Children can also play Fizzy's fun Brilliant Bodies game to help them name their body parts.

To help teach this unit, look in your school's In the Zone box for the Fizzy puppet, Brilliant Balancing Floor Tape, Tip Top Timers and Body Challenge Cards!

Touching nose with tongue Balancing on one leg

Teacher Resources

Everything you'll need for each lesson in this unit, including:

  • A unit overview
  • Lesson plans
  • Photocopiable pupil sheets
  • Photocopiable reward cards
  • Home activity cards
  • PowerPoint presentations

View resources

Any questions?

If you need information or or have a question about In the Zone, please view our help and support page, which answers some frequently asked questions.

If you can't find the answer to your question, please contact us and we'll do our best to help.

If you have specific questions about the experiments or using the resources for this unit, please view the frequently asked questions about In the Zone for ages 4-5.

View FAQs for ages 4-5

News

Get In the Zone with Brazil 2014 and the Commonwealth Games!

After the huge success of London 2012 the sporting craze continues this summer with Brazil 2014 and, straight after the World Cup, we'll be hosting the Commonwealth Games in Scotland.

What a great opportunity to get ahead of the games and use your In the Zone kit to bring some of the excitement of these major sporting events into your classroom. You can use the kit to help your pupils discover the science behind the performance of elite footballers like Wayne Rooney, Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo and what happens in the bodies of top athletes such as Usain Bolt and Mo Farrar when they push themselves to the limit in their quest for gold.

Read the article


Get 'In the Zone' for Sochi

We're counting down to some exceptional sport at the Winter Olympics in Sochi, and have enjoyed watching In the Zone's champion, Sir Steve Redgrave CBE, on Channel 4's 'The Jump'. To give you some ideas of how to excite your students, here are some suggestions for how to get In the Zone… in the cold! Brrrrr.

Read the article


More News

Take It Further

If you've enjoyed In the Zone, here are some ways to extend your In the Zone experience; places to learn more about science and movement; and links to related information.

Find out more

Any questions?

If you need information or have a question about In the Zone, please view our help and support page which contains FAQs and support for the experiments. You can also contact us by email or telephone.

More information