Hopping Mazes

Age: Kindergartenblock

Equipment: Skipping ropes, dome cones, hula hoops, foam blocks

Space requirements: Open space

Activity Description:

  • Have the children set up in small groups. There should be 2-3 children in each group to allow for increased participation. If there are more children, use multiple groups.
  • Provide each group with equipment include skipping ropes, dome cones, hula hoops and foam blocks.
  • Each group makes a maze on the floor that they hop through.
  • Once children have hopped through their own maze, they switch with another group to try a different maze.

Skill development:

  • Physical skills: hopping; reaching; bending; building
  • Non-physical skills: cooperation; sharing; critical thinking; problem solving; self-discovery; creative play

Adjust the challenge:

  • Children can try different ways of moving through the maze such as crawling or bear walking.

Activity modified from: Active for Life

Posted in 4-6 years (Kindergarten), E-L, Equipment required, Open space

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