Minute Masters

Games & Activities for kids & adults of all ages

10+
kids
3-5
grade
4
fives
5+
min.
  • Development Goals: To build endurance and develop an understanding of the importance of having a healthy heart.
  • Skills: Jogging, jumping, running, dribbling, and following instructions.

Ready...

Equipment Needed: None (Optional: Jump rope, basketball and bench)

Set Up: Make four clearly designated stations.

Before You Start:

  • Divide students into four separate groups and have them gather in designated areas.
  • Walk through and demonstrate each station as you explain it verbally.

SET...

How to Play:

  • The students in station #1 will be asked to jog in place.

  • The students in station #2 will be asked to do jumping jacks.

  • The students in station #3 will be asked to jog in a large circle.

  • The students in station #4 will be asked to walk at a natural pace.

  • At the whistle, students do their station’s activity for one minute without stopping.

  • At the one-minute whistle, students switch stations and begin the next task for one minute without stopping.

GO!

Variation(s):

  • For more advanced students include such activities as jumping rope continuously, dribbling a ball while on the move, and stepping up and off a low bench.

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