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Students comprehend the basics of soil testing. They relate the use of grids and plotting to soil samples. Students comprehend how contaminants flow through soil. They discuss factors such as: slope of the pan, time, and the amount of water effects the flow of the contaminate.
Adding hula hoops to any activity can present a fun challenge. This worksheet explains how to conduct an activity that combines the recognition of capital/lowercase letters and a hula hoop relay. Outside on the playground, each student pairs up with the other student who has the same letter then the pair hula hoops across the blacktop to the finish line. With all of the excitement this activity provides, your kindergartens won’t realize that learning is taking place!
Looking for a fun drill to practice basketball dribbling skills? Here's one that looks like fun - sharks and swimmers. Swimmers are the players who are practicing their dribbling skills and trying to navigate around the sharks to get from one end of the gym to the other. The sharks are limited in their reach by having to stay within the bounds of a Hula-Hoop. Use your imagination and create some variations for your swimmers and your sharks.
Learners participate in throwing a disc for accuracy. In this frisbee throwing lesson plan, students are divided into small groups and complete throwing tasks using discs or frisbees. A student is assigned a "challenger" role and completes a task, then everyone else in the group must complete the task.
Another lesson set up for teams to practice their skills and prepare for the World Cup tournament the class will have. There is a great warm-up for this lesson. It's called the Team Marathon, Activities and Sequence. It includes activities like jumping rope, hula hooping, dribbling a basketball, singing a song, and more. Sounds like a fun warm-up activity. After that the class practices their soccer skills. Once again, there is a button to click to get to the rest of the lessons in this unit.
Ribbit! Pre-K and Kindergartens turn into frogs in these fun movement games that have them practicing the motor skills of jumping, landing and transferring weight. A cross between Simon Says and Red Light/Green Light, the teacher gives verbal cues to students as they jump from lily pad (hula hoop) to lily pad, forwards, backwards and sideways. Finish the activity with a game of musical lily pad! This lesson will be a sure-fire hit!
A game of tag, and stealing, in which all of your class can participate actively in. This activity requires team work and cooperation while being competitive. There are suggestions to keep the game moving, and to modify it to make it less difficult or even more difficult.