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This is Active Thursday

🤸 Let's Get Physical! 🤸

02.07.2020

 

Let’s make some fun games you can play in your house or garden!

 

We love playing with lots of different things in Nursery, and I have been thinking about how we can create some fun games with things from around your house!

 

One thing we enjoy doing, is playing with balls in the outdoor area. Some of us like to throw and catch them (or at least try to!), and others like to kick the ball and chase it!

I know lots of you will have footballs or tennis balls that you might have enjoyed playing with over the past few weeks and months, but have you thought about doing something a little bit different with them?

 

You could make a target area for you to throw a ball in to.

If you have chalks, you could draw your target onto a wall or floor outside.

If you a playing inside, you could make an area with material as a target. (You could even use a ball of socks or a sponge instead of a ball – just in case!)

 

You could have a go at keeping a ball (or similar object) in the air with a tennis racket. If you haven’t got one of those, a frying pan would work too! Count how many times you can hit the ball to keep it in the air. Who can do the most?!

 

Or, you could blow up a balloon and keep it from hitting the floor.

This was one of Miss Bailey’s favourite games to play with her brother when she was little (and we made it even harder by pretending the floor was lava too!)

 

Have a think of other games you could play!

Have fun, and don't forget to show us what you have been up to on the Class Blog!

We miss your smiling faces! x

25.06.2020

Let’s continue to think about the Rainbow Fish 🐟, but this time; how it might move.

 

Can you make a movement like a fish?

Try laying on your tummy and moving your body like a fish.

 Pretend to swim by moving your arms and legs.

 

Think about the shiny scale. How is it different? Does it sparkle in the light?

What movement would be like a shiny sparkle?

 

The Starfish –

What kind of shape can you make to look like this character?

 

The Octopus – how do you think this character moves?

Try laying on your back and moving your arms and legs in a way you think The Octopus might move.

 

Can you think of other things you could move like that you might find in the story?

Seaweed?

The waves of the sea?


Be creative and use your imagination to see what you can come up with!

Don't forget to take some pictures to show us what you have come up with on the Class Blog!

18.06.2020

I like to move it move it!

 

As some of you will know, I love to dance and sing (even though I’m not very good!). So I thought we could have a bit of fun with this song: 

 

How many different ways can you move to the song?

 

Maybe you could do giant jumps?

 

Dance like a ballerina?

 

Move like an animal?

 

There are lots of animals in the video, and they all move in different ways – can you copy them (or even think of a different way they could move!)

 

The only limit is your imagination!

11.06.2020

There are so many great things you can do to keep active while you are at home!

 

When we are in nursery, we do Wake up Shake up or Shake your Sillies Out every day!

 

You can keep doing this at home by following these links, or you could just put your favourite songs on and have a dance around in your house!

 

   

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