Red Light, Green Light

Age: Toddler, Preschoolpylons-cones

Equipment: Dome cones

Space requirements: Open space

Activity description:

  • Children are scattered throughout the space and each child is holding a dome cone.
  • Children use their cones like steering wheels.
  • On green light, the children move around the room. On red light, children freeze.

Skill development:

  • Physical skills: movement skills; spatial awareness; eye-hand coordination
  • Non-physical skills: listening and following instructions

Adjust the challenge:

  • Have children also perform physical skills when red light is called. For example, perform 10 jumping jacks or spin in a circle and then freeze.

Activity modified from: SportBall

Posted in 18 months-2.5 years (Toddler), 2.5-4 years (Preschool), Equipment required, M-R, Open space

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