KS1 Activity: Skipping

The aim of this activity is to develop your skipping skills!

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

Download Activity Brochure (PDF)

Skill Challenge: Scorpion Skip!

How fast can you skip to each toy & back to the middle?

You will need:

Stopwatch or mobile phone 6 toys
Any item that can mark the middle of your course


Set your marker down in the middle of your space.
Spread your toys at various points out in your space.
Starting from the middle marker, and a helper timing you, start the clock, players skip to the first toy and touch it, then skip back to the middle.
Then skip to another toy, touch it and skip back to the middle.
Keep repeating until you have touched all the toys, remember to always travel back to middle before going to the next toy. Stop the clock when you get back to the middle for the final time.
Make a note of your time, then try to beat it and compete against friends and family.

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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