Physical activity links: Vigorous play, developing body control and spatial awareness; cooperative play.
- Children move around until the leader says “FREEZE!”
- When the leader says FREEZE all the kids stop and stand still until the leader says THAW.
- When the leader says THAW the children melt to the ground before moving around the space again. Repeat.
This activity works on the fundamental movement skills of locomotion (running), balance, and coordination.
Adapted from Maximum Engagement in Games and Activities.