Colour Switch

Age: Kindergartenpylons-cones

Equipment: Dome cones

Space requirements: Open space

Activity Description:

  • Children stand in a circle and each has a dome cone at their feet.
  • Call out a colour. If a child is standing by a cone of that colour, they switch spots with another child who has that colour of cone.
  • If you call out “Rainbow!”, all children switch places.

Skill development:

  • Physical skills: running; spatial awareness
  • Non-physical skills: listening and following instructions; colour recognition; cooperation; sharing

Adjust the challenge:

  • Instead of colours, could also use shapes, numbers or letters.
  • Other children not switching cones march on the spot.
Posted in 4-6 years (Kindergarten), C-D, Equipment required, Open space

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