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

Share

Facebooktwittergoogle_plusredditlinkedinmail

Print an Activity

Print Friendly, PDF & Email

Find an Activity

More activities to try

  • Catch the Skeleton
    Age: Toddler, Preschool, Kindergarten Equipment: Tennis balls, marker Space requirements: Open...
  • Paint the Alphabet
    Age: Kindergarten Equipment: None Space requirements: On-the-spot, small space, open space ...
  • Jump the River
    Age: Toddler, Preschool, Kindergarten Equipment: Tape or chalk Space requirements: Open space ...
  • Blanket Catch
    Age: Kindergarten Equipment: Ball, blanket or sheet Space requirements: Open space Activity...
  • Gentle Stretching
    Age: Infant Equipment: None Space requirements: On-the-spot Activity description: Lay y...
  • Indoor Playground
    Age: Infant Equipment: Blanket, infant toys Space requirements: On-the-spot Activity descri...