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Múinteoir Séamus 22.06.20

Active School Week 2

Good morning everyone. I hope you all had a lovely weekend and are ready for another action-packed week of activities. This is our last week before the Summer holidays. Try you best, have fun and get active.

 

Monday

  1. Yoga

Start the day with some morning Yoga.

  1. Daily Mile – can you run/walk a mile today?
  2. Men Running Game

Why not try this fun catching game with someone at home 😊

Mr Slow – Move slowly

Mr Rush – move fast

Mr Bounce- bounce about

Mr Muddle – walk backwards

Mr Small – crouch down and move

Mr Strong – move flexing your muscles

  1. Running Activity

Activity 1

Traffic Lights

Find a space in a playing area. On a signal, move around the playing area in

response to the following commands.Turn it into a game of moving statues to develop.

  • Red: stop
  • Amber: walk
  • Green: run

Activity 2- Rock Paper Scissors

Play with someone at home standing one metre apart and facing each other. Mark out two safe areas for each person. Each pair begins by performing a rock-paper-scissors routine. A rock is a closed fist, paper is a flat hand, and scissors are the index and middle fingers in

a cutting position. Paper always covers rock, rock breaks scissors, and scissors cut

paper. To determine a winner, count to three and form a rock, paper, or scissors. The winning person then chases their partner toward their safety line, attempting to tag them before they are safe. Line up again and repeat the activity.

  1. Write an Active Acrostic Poem

Use the template attached to write an active school acrostic poem.

Or

Design a   Medal

Use the template attached to design a medal.

  1. Motivational Sports Clip

Today’s clip is about Karnam Malleswari the first Indian woman to win a bronze medal.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xvzl0aIQqvU

Tuesday

  1. Yoga

Start the day with some morning Yoga.

  1. Move on wheels- Get out and explore if you can move on wheels great you could.

Scoot/Cycle/Skate. Walk if you can’t use wheels. How many kilometres can you walk today?

  1. Traditional Sports Day Games

There are lots of games, races and traditions attached to school sports day. Games such as the egg and spoon race, the sack race, the 3-legged race. Let’s revisit them in a virtual setting.

Activity 1 – Egg and spoon / spud and spoon race.

Each pupil gets a spoon and an egg (hardboiled or plastic). Each person must carry their egg on their spoon from the starting line to a turnaround point and back again. If the egg is dropped, the pupil must stop and retrieve it. You could make it a relay at home.

Activity 2 – Sack Race

Put both legs into a sack (shopping bag, bin bag) and hop around a cone, or some marked point, and back. You could race other family members or make a relay.

  1. Motivational Poster

Can you make a poster with a motivational sports quote and design it on a poster?

Share what you come up with.

  1. Mindful Sports Colouring

There are some sports colouring pages attached in this week’s pdf

  1. Motivational Sports Clip

Today’s video is all about success in sport.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-irnUKtphfw

Wednesday

  1. Yoga

Start the day with some morning Yoga.

  1. Flash Mob

Like we would in the school yard get your siblings and family involved.

  1. Twister

If you don’t have twister get creative to make your own. Use chalk, paper plates and colour them in. Be creative

Everyone’s favourite physical board game brought to the outdoors. Twister game spinning app. Is available to download.

  1. Pirate Ship Game

Why not try this running game with someone at home 😊

Some is on and shouts out a command as follows:

Climb the deck – mime climbing

Captain aboard – stand straight and salute

Scrub the deck – mime scrubbing the floor

Man over board- mime swimming

Dead Man’s chest – mime digging

Walk the plank – walk heel to toe

Shark – Freeze on the spot

  1. Design a new sport

Can you design a sport that combines two sports together?

Use the template to help you.

  1. What do sports stars eat?

Draw a healthy meal for a sports star. (Juniors)

  1. Motivational Sports Clip

Today is about Sydney McLaughlin a 16year old preparing for the next Olympics.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qklBGRLnfbk

Thursday

  1. Yoga

Start the day with some morning Yoga.

  1. Daily Mile – can you run/walk a mile today?
  2. Men Running Game

Why not try this fun catching game with someone at home 😊

Mr Slow – Move slowly

Mr Rush – move fast

Mr Bounce- bounce about

Mr Muddle – walk backwards

Mr Small – crouch down and move

Mr Strong – move flexing your muscles

  1. Obstacle Course –

Can you set up and run your own obstacle course with parameters as set out below. Use any equipment available – household or otherwise. Do the obstacle course, time yourself and can see can you beat your time. See some pictures attached in this week’s PDF. If you have no garden create a small course inside be resourceful with everything you have at home.

  1. Video Game Running Game

Why not try this running game with someone at home 😊

Some is on and shouts out a command as follows:

FAST FORWARD- RUN

REWIND – RUN BACKWARDS

PAUSE- STOP

RECORD_ Pull a silly face

SLOW MOTION – Walk at slow speed

  1. Motivational Sports Clip

Find your strong!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1KPPtmE079M

Friday

I can’t believe today is our last day in school before the Summer holidays. As a class you have all worked exceptionally hard. My highlight of the year was practicing for the class play. It has been a pleasure to teach each and every one of you. I hope you all have a lovely Summer holiday. I am looking forward to seeing you all again in the new school year. Take care, have fun and be safe.

Séamus

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  1. Yoga

Start the day with some morning Yoga.

Move on wheels- Get out and explore if you can move on wheels great you could.

Scoot/Cycle/Skate. Walk if you can’t use wheels. How many kilometres can you walk today?

  1. BEAN GAME

Runner Bean – run around

Broad bean – puff up and stride about

Jumping bean – jump around

Jelly Bean – wobble around like jelly

Baked Bean- curl up very small on the floor

  1. Kicking

Activity 1 – Through the Gate

In pairs with one ball per pair (get creative if you have no ball – rolled up socks are good). Each person stands on a spot facing

their partner who is also standing on a spot a distance away. Set up a gate

between each pair using two cones (tins of beans, cereal boxes anything will do). Person A attempts to kick the ball to Person B

through the gate. One point is awarded for each pupil that successfully kicks the

ball through the gate.

Single pupils could play the game off a wall. Increase the distance to increase difficulty. Add some targets.

  1. Kick to Score

Draw or stick target areas at various heights on a wall. Points should be placed in the centre of each target from one to five. The aim is to hit the targets on the wall to achieve a score. Who is the best in your house?

Pupils could try to score a penalty on Mom, Dad or a big brother or sister.

  1. Motivational Sports Clip

Motivational quotes from our favourite Disney movies.

Attachments

design-a-sports-day-medal-activity-sheet Monday

Week 2 PDF – Obstacle Course Ideas