DAY NURSERY IN MOTION

 

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COMMUNICATION

 

 

 

 

 

Letter Run

Materials:

carpet tiles, cardboard or sth. similar. with the known letters

Concept:

The carpet tiles are randomly distributed in the room. The children stand on the carpet tile with the initial sound of their name and run it.

Variations:

jump from letter to letter

run other names, words, short sentences

run pictures of initial sounds in an alphabetical order from a self-chosen starting point (even backwards in the alphabet)

 

 

 

 

 

The ABC Jump

The ABC Jump

Materials:

skipping ropes

Concept:

A child recites the alphabet when jumping the rope. The partner checks. An error in the recitation or in jumping leads to a change of the roles.

Variations:

start from a letter in the middle of the alphabet

recite backwards and jump

similar with the multiplication table

 

 

 

 

 

Silent distance post

Concept:

Like in the game "Stille Post", children (will) transmit letters by writing them on the back of the man in front, but the children are located in intervals of 3 to 5 meters.

Variations:

name syllables or words

mathematical exercises

(start) as a competition

 

 

 

 

 

Opposites

Concept:

The teacher provides motion tasks in which adjectives are included with contradictions, such as “Come to me slowly”, “Run to the meadow quickly!”

Variations:

high - deep, wide - narrow, tall - small, loud - quiet, light - heavy, etc.

motion task must be fulfilled as a counterweight (instead of fast - slow)

increments

in a foreign language

repeat sentences

partner or group work

 

 

 

 

 

Writing - with a difference!

with eyes closed

Materials:

paper, pens, ball, chalk, a.o.

Concept:

The children try to write the names or terms with their non-dominant hand.

Variations:

write with your feet

write with closed eyes

write with a cardboard tube as a "telescope" in front of one eye

apply differences in work attitudes when writing

write with a stick on the floor or with chalk on the pavement, and then dribble around the paining with a ball

 

 

 

 

 

Motion tasks

Concept:

The instructor sets motion tasks while playing in the outdoor area or walking around, for example, “Run to the third bank!”, “Hopp around a tree!

Variations:

The children solve the tasks with a partner or in a group

in a foreign language