Race Against the Ball

Equipment: Ball 1. Divide the class into two teams. 2. One team stands in a circle, arm span apart. The other team stands in a line, to the side, near the circle. 3. When teacher blows the whistle or says "Go", the team in the circle passes the ball around the circle. *Teacher will need to keep count how many times they pass the ball completely around the circle. 4. The other team take turns running around the outside of the circle, tagging the next person in line when they return & then sitting down. 5. Once the running team have all gone around the circle, stop the throwing team. 6. Swap over. >The team who passes the ball around the circle the most is the winner!

Golden Child

This is a game well known & loved by the kids at the school I last worked at & still do relief work for... - You will need access to a basketball court & ball - Split class into two teams - One team lines up in front of the basketball hoop (shooting team) - The other team (the running team) lines up to the side, on the corner of the basketball court, & must choose a "Golden Child" who will be their last runner and stand at the end of the line. - When the teacher blows the whistle to begin, the shooting team takes turns shooting for a goal. At the same time the first person in line on the running team starts running around the outside of the basketball court. When they return they tag the next runner. - If the shooting team gets a goal the

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Activity Tag

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Activity Tag is an easy fitness game that requires little set up or equipment. 1. Write out 8 or more actions on pieces of card.* Some ideas: - 10 jumping jacks - say the alphabet while running on the spot - kangaroo hop 20 times - moonwalk to the count of 10 - have the kids come up with some - they usually come up with some great ideas! 2. Outline the boundaries - either with cones or lines on a basketball court. 3. Hand out the cards to 8 students. They are now "it". 4. When they tag someone they give them the card they have. That person who was tagged is now "it". They have to do whatever the card says & then chase after others trying to tag them so they can pass the card on. 5. Continue to play until they start to tire! *Here is

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