Movement

Hop, Skip, Freeze

Ideal for Toddler, Preschool/Pre-K, School-Age

A young girl hops around the classroom at preschool | Bright Horizons

This activity promotes development and learning by encouraging children to use large muscles to explore and interact with the environment.

Materials Needed:

  • N/A

Participants: This activity is intended for child interaction.

Directions:

Step 1: View the video as Bright Horizons teacher Mr. Nate guides you through a BOKS burst movement activity, make sure you have space to move.

Step 2: Watch and listen to Mr. Nate as he calls out different movements. For example:

  • Hop
  • Jump
  • Stand on one foot
  • Bend forward
  • Spin around
  • Chase me
  • When you hear “Freeze”, freeze in motion.
  • Call out a new movement to un-freeze the children.
  • Repeat several times and change the movements each time.

NOTE: BOKS is an initiative of the Reebok foundation.

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