Bunny Trail

Age: Preschool, Kindergartenbunny

Equipment: Tape or chalk, hula hoops

Space requirements: Open space

Activity description:

  • Using tape, set up a pathway in the activity area. Along the pathway, also set up three hula hoops.
  • Set up three bean bags at the start of the pathway.
  • A child starts by throwing the three bean bags into the first hoop.
  • The child then hops along the pathway to pick up the bean bags from the first hoop.
  • The child then throws the bean bags to the next hoop and hops to pick them up.
  • The child completes the course and returns the bean bags to the starting positon for another child to take a turn.

Skill development:

  • Physical skills: throwing; eye-hand coordination; aim and accuracy; hopping; bending; reaching
  • Non-physical skills: self-discovery; concentration

Adjust the challenge:

  • Use less hula hoops.
  • Increase the distance between hula hoops.

Activity modified from: A Hop, Skip and a Jump: Enhancing Physical Literacy

Posted in 2.5-4 years (Preschool), 4-6 years (Kindergarten), A-B, Equipment required, Open space

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