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Force

Purpose(s)/Objective(s): Social; Spatial awareness; Awareness of heavy & light forces

Equipment: Playground ball for everyone

Number of students involved & Formation: Entire class in scatter formation

Rules/Description of activity:
1. Walk lightly and heavily
2. Walk like elephant and then like mouse
3. Move like a heavy or light animal of choice
4. Pick up ball like it is heavy; bounce heavily
S. Pick up ball like it is light; bounce lightly
6. Bounce ball lightly and heavily off wall
7. Bounce ball lightly and heavily to partner

Suggestions/Hints/Variations: Have students swing arms lightly and heavily while walking around gym. Have students do other locomotor skills lightly and heavily.


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