Unprepared for children, the playground inspires frank horror: everyone there runs somewhere, collides, falls … and runs again. Even professional athletes envy inexhaustible children’s energy and endurance. So why not put this energy on a peaceful course? Sports contests and games – a great way to take children for a long time!
- Games and contests must be by age. A child of five years will not run a mile per minute.
- If you have to divide children into teams, try to make them equal. That is an equal number of boys and girls of the same age.
- Hold only those contests in the safety of which are sure.
- A great way to get kids into the game is their own example.
- If possible, accompany sports with appropriate music.
- Children do not like silent games, it’s good if they have some simple text that is age appropriate.
Sports contests and outdoor games
Competition is great for a hike or picnic in the forest. Age of participants from 4 years to infinity.
Preparation: First you need to tighten the rope between the trees, and, do it several times at different heights.
The essence of the game: Children divided into two teams. After that, one participant from each team is blindfolded. Task: get over the web without hitting it. The rest of the team members suggest.
You will need: Rope, trees.
Over bumps over bumps
The essence of the game: Children need to be divided into two teams. Draw circles on the ground (at equal distance from each other, diameter about one meter). Children hold hands, their task – to move over the bumps on the other side. Hands can not break. Thus, the first player must wait until all the players jump over to him and go on. This game rallies the team.
Sports competitions and indoor games
Game for kids kindergarten age.
The essence of the game: Children are divided into two teams. The turnips sit on the chairs a few meters from the main team. At the signal of the lead, the first player of each team (grandfather) runs to the chair, runs around it, returns to the team. The following player clings to the waist of grandfathers grandmother, and they already run together, running around the chair. This continues until the case reaches the mouse (if there are more players, then the chain can be continued with other pets). The turnip should cling to the waist of the mouse and return to the place with the main team.
You will need: Two chairs.
This competition is suitable for children from 4 years. Before the competition it is necessary to practice so that the children understand how that or other beast moves.
The essence of the game: Players are divided into two teams. The task of each player is to reach the finish line in the form of a forest beast. Moreover, in the process of moving tasks change. For example, the leader says a frog, the first players jump like frogs, somewhere in the middle the bear announces the leader, and the child is already moving like a bear. He can come to the finish line with a snake or a kangaroo. The winner is the first team to reach the finish line.
Sports games and competitions a huge amount. If you have enough time and have the desire, then you can organize real Olympic games, with prizes and a mandatory climbing on a pedestal.