Play Leap Frog

How high, how far, how fast can you jump? 

Draw a hopscotch grid and challenge someone to play

Design your own grid for an extra challenge 

Invent some dance moves

and start to groove

High 5's

Try 5 of each of these different jumps - wall jumps, tuck jumps, star jump, bell jump. Now try 10, 15…

Get skipping!

Skip here, there and everywhere!

Make a target and practice your kicking

Football, rugby you choose

Play a game of D-O-N-K-E-Y!

Pass a ball or frisbee & each drop gets a letter

Build your fitness 

by doing short bursts of running on the spot

Make a sprint track

and beat your time - get someone to time how fast you go

Challenge your whanau to tag or touch

Game on!

Ask someone to play Hoppo

Hop on one leg with arms folded, try to bump your partner off balance!

Walk or jog

with someone in the great outdoors

Practice ball passes

Pass to a friend or the wall

Scoot or skate around the track

Wheelie great fun!

Challenge someone to a running race

Run like the wind!

Try Keepy Uppy Football

Keep the ball off the ground using your feet and head. How many can you do? 

Pick a target for throwing practice

Can you hit it 10 times? Take a step back and try again. How far back can you go? 

Practice your b-ball dribbling

Pick a point and dribble a ball there and back. Try with R hand,  L hand, 1 hand behind your back, 1 hand on your head

Challenge your friend to a game of Knee Boxing

Try to tag their knees without your own knees being tagged by moving or blocking with your hands

Lie on your back and pedal your legs in the air

then jump up and pedal on the spot. Try pedal power while sitting in a chair.

Play hand tennis

 against the wall or challenge a friend. Can you hit the ball 10 times? 

Make a hockey stick out of newspaper

or use a broom handle. Practice your passing and dribbling. Challenge your whanau to a game.

Make a poi toa or shot put

out of your socks or a plastic bag. See how far you can throw it. Compete against your friends or whanau.

Sprint around the outside of the house

while someone does star jumps. Swap when the runner finishes. How many laps can you each do?

Play Peg Wrestle

Attach pegs to your clothing. Stand facing your buddy. Try to get the pegs off each other as fast as you can.   

Create a gymnastics routine

Try including a tumble, leap, balance, shuffle, cartwheel. 

Stand facing a buddy 

and hold hands. Push one arm forward and pull the other back. Try fast for 20 and slow for 20. How many sets can you do? 

Throw a ball up high

and clap before you catch it. How many times can you clap?

Play Strike

set up some tin cans and roll a ball at them to knock them over. 

Make giant leaps

Mark your distance with a shoe. Now keep trying to leap further. Move the shoe out as you get further

 


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