Up the Ladder and Jump

Age: Kindergartenpylons-cones

Equipment: Pylons, bean bags

Space requirements: Open space

Activity Description:

  • Place five pylons in a row with enough space for a child to move around them.
  • Children each have a bean bag and weave it around the pylons using their feet.
  • When they reach the end of the pylons, children try to make their bean bag ‘jump’ by kicking it off the ground and toward a wall.

Skill development:

  • Physical skills: manipulating an object; kicking; eye-foot coordination; spatial awareness
  • Non-physical skills: critical thinking; problem solving; pattern awareness

Activity modified from: Ophea Early Learning Resource

Posted in 4-6 years (Kindergarten), Equipment required, Open space, S-Z

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