Leader

Age: Preschool

Equipment: None

Space requirements: On-the-spot, small space, open space

Activity description:

  • Children move around the space while following the movement of a leader.
  • Change the leader and the movement every 30 seconds.

Skill development:

  • Physical skills: movement skills
  • Non-physical skills: decision making; critical thinking; self-discovery; listening and following instructions

Adjust the challenge:

  • Provide a list of movement activities that children can choose from.
  • Use more vigorous movement such as galloping or hopping.

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

Posted in 2.5-4 years (Preschool), E-L, No equipment required, On-the-spot, Open space, Small space

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