Float the Pond

Age
3-5 years
Equipment
Paper or juggling scarves
Physical Activity

This activity aims to develop the fundamental movement skills of balance and coordination.

Where this can be played
Indoors or outdoors
How to Play
  1. Give each child two pieces of paper or juggling scarves.
  2. Children move across the room while only placing their feet on the pieces of paper provided.
  3. Children must step from paper to paper and cannot shuffle their feet.
Change it up / Alternatives / Additional Options
  • Make it more difficult by providing smaller pieces of paper, or placing only one foot on each piece of paper at a time
  • For children with impairments in flexibility or gross motor skills, provide support in the form of an adult or wall.
  • For children who may use a wheelchair, provide large pieces of paper that they are able to wheel on to and support them in moving the paper forward.
  • If you have a child with another type of disability not mentioned above, they may be able to participate in this activity without adaptations or modifications.