KS1 Activity: Hopping

The aim of this activity is to master the fundamental movement skill of hopping and to hop with speed and efficiency!

Start by downloading the Activity Brochure, then watch the demonstration video below.

Download Activity Brochure (PDF)

Skill Challenge: Bunny Hop Bop!

Can you hop like a rabbit? How quick can you hop?

You will need:

A stopwatch/phone timing device
Start and finish markers
any household object will do


Place a starting marker on the floor
Take 10 big steps forward and place a finish marker on the floor
How quick can you hop to the finish marker and back?
Ready Steady Go!
On your right leg hop to the finish marker
Change legs (left leg) and hop back
How long did it take?
See if you beat your first time?
See if you beat a parent, carer or sibling?

Watch the video demonstration below!

Are you finished?

Remember to track your progress on your Activity Worksheet so it counts towards your 120 minutes of activity, then go back and choose another activity!

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