Fundamental Motor Skills

Step it Out

Students Pairs Equipment 1 softball per pair Area Large open space Instructions 1 student punts, the other scores and retrieves the ball. The furthest punt is scored by the first bounce the ball takes when the student throws it. Points equal the number of steps the partner has to take to reach the ball. Students …

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Beat That

Students Pairs Equipment A badminton shuttlecock per pair Area Large open space Instructions Students start sitting or standing shoulder to shoulder  and using their non-throwing arm, take turns to throw a badminton shuttlecock over each other. The throw is taken from where the previous one landed provided it was over the head of the partner. …

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Memory Maze

Students Small groups Equipment Memory mats (ie various pictures of body parts, numbers, shapes, colours, words etc.) fixed to the door or chalk drawings on asphalt Area Hard surface open space Instructions 1 student places a sequence of memory mats on the floor. Other students must leap over them. Leaps may be performed forwards or …

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Wriggles

Students Groups of 5-10 Equipment 1 long skipping rope per group Area Large open space Instructions Students holding the ropes wriggle it sideways. Others form a line to leap over the rope. If the students successfully leap over the rope, allow rope holders to increase the wriggle size. If a student lands on the rope, …

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Fly

Students Groups of 4-6 Equipment 4 markers (eg colour bands) per group Area Large open space Instructions Set out the markers about 1 meter apart. One after the other, each student runs and leaps between the markers on the floor. The fourth marker is moved to the spot where the heel of the leaper lands. …

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