Snake Stomp

Age: Toddler, Preschoolcaterpillar

Equipment: Skipping rope

Space requirements: Small space, open space

Activity description:

  • Hold a skipping rope at one end.
  • Keeping the rope on the ground, wiggle it back and forth while the children try to stomp on the rope.

Skill development:

  • Physical skills: eye-hand coordination; coordination; spatial awareness
  • Non-physical skills: critical thinking; problem solving; self-discovery

Adjust the challenge:

  • Move the rope slower or faster.
  • Allow children to wiggle the rope.

Activity modified from: Nutrition Resource Centre Busy Bodies

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

Share

Facebooktwittergoogle_plusredditlinkedinmail

Print an Activity

Print Friendly, PDF & Email

Find an Activity

More activities to try

  • Island Jumping
    Age: Toddler, Preschool Equipment: Hula hoops Space requirements: Open space Activity descr...
  • Hoop Play
    Age: Preschool, Kindergarten Equipment: Hula hoops, variety of objects Space requirements: Ope...
  • Keep it Up
    Age: Toddler, Preschool Equipment: Balloon Space requirements: Open space Activity descript...
  • Laundry Relay
    Age: Preschool, Kindergarten Equipment: Laundry basket, clothes Space requirements: Open space...
  • Choo-Choo Clean Up
    Age: Toddler, Preschool Equipment: Bucket or basket Space requirements: Small space Activit...
  • Body Part Balance
    Age: Kindergarten Equipment: None Space requirements: On-the-spot, small space Activity Des...