Pigs Fly

Age: Toddler, Preschool

Equipment: None

Space requirements: On-the-spot

Activity description:

  • Call out a series of animals followed by “fly”. For example, “ducks fly”, “owls fly”, “pigs fly”.
  • If the animal that is called really does fly, children flap their arms.
  • If the animal does not fly, children stop flapping.

Skill development:

  • Physical skills: arm movement; body control; spatial awareness
  • Non-physical skills: listening and following instructions; processing information; animal identification

Activity modified from: Sudbury Children’s Services Physical Activity Resource Guide for Child Care Centres

Posted in 18 months-2.5 years (Toddler), 2.5-4 years (Preschool), M-R, No equipment required, On-the-spot

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