Scarf Toss

Age: Toddler, Preschool, Kindergarten

Equipment: Dancing ribbons, music

Space requirements: Open space

Activity description:

  • Give each child a dancing ribbon, made from a scarf, ribbon, tissue paper or toilet paper.
  • Children dance with the ribbons.
  • When the music stops, children throw their ribbons up in the air and try to catching it as it floats to the ground.

Skill development:

  • Physical skills: dancing; rhythm; coordination; throwing; catching; eye-hand coordination
  • Non-physical skills: self-discovery; creative play

Adjust the challenge:

  • Encourage children to perform tricks before they catch their ribbons such as clapping their hands or turning around.

Activity modified from: A Hop, Skip and a Jump: Enhancing Physical Literacy (2nd Edition)

Posted in 18 months-2.5 years (Toddler), 2.5-4 years (Preschool), 4-6 years (Kindergarten), Equipment required, Open space, S-Z

Share

Facebooktwittergoogle_plusredditlinkedinmail

Print an Activity

Print Friendly, PDF & Email

Find an Activity

More activities to try

  • Jump and Land Circuit
    Age: Kindergarten Equipment: Low hurdles, hula hoops, benches Space requirements: Open space ...
  • Clean Your Room
    Age: Toddler, Preschool Equipment: Random objects, laundry basket Space requirements: Open spa...
  • Egg Maze
    Age: Toddler, Preschool, Kindergarten Equipment: Plastic egg, spoon, tape Space requirements: ...
  • Catching Cups
    Age: Toddler, Preschool Equipment: Small balls, cups or bowls Space requirements: Open space ...
  • Laundry Relay
    Age: Preschool, Kindergarten Equipment: Laundry basket, clothes Space requirements: Open space...
  • Colour Cones
    Age: Preschool Equipment: Dome cones Space requirements: Open space Activity description: ...