Practise your own fun races at home — set up a mini obstacle course indoors using cushions, blankets or boxes for toddlers to explore, or stage your own egg and spoon race in the garden or at the park. Design your own England football kit. Ryan's Kick song campaign. Sporting Superstars — Football.
Get ready for sports day. Sports for children with disabilities. Who should read your bedtime story? Start your search here Love Loved Unlove Talk a good game. Oops you can't see this activity! Play for the home team. Ready to take part? In the wheelbarrow race, for example, students must lift each other by the thighs rather than the feet to avoid collapsingthe back.
A circuit of activities in which teams can take part also works well, as recommended in these Teaching Ideas lesson plans for primary children. Another good idea is to have something for everyone, from hula-hoop challenges and space hopper races to more competitive relay and running races. It includes competition guides for traditional, modified and alternative formats of sports designed to appeal to all young people. Especially useful for sports day are the suggestions for team-based athletics events , and an amazing game called goalball that was originally developed for visually impaired second world war veterans.
There are resources for primary schools too. The first person in the line fills a cup from the bucket. The team then passes the cup over their heads to the back of the line where it is emptied into the second bucket. The winning team is the first to move all of the water from the front of the line to the back.
One of the most important things about sports day is celebrating achievement and encouraging everyone to join in. These award certificates by Twinkl are perfect for motivating and rewarding pupils, as are these rosettes.
We also have a sports day banner and editable poster that can be used to promote your event. If you are feeling tired of traditional egg-and-spoon and three-legged races, you might want to give your sports day a theme. This Roald Dahl sports day pack has a number of suggested events such as an Oompa-Loompa obstacle course and a Twits versus The Witches netball match.
The aim is to bring a twist to familiar PE activities while capturing the imagination of reluctant readers. The pack includes posters and participation certificates. Organised by Youth Sport Trust , the aim is to encourage young people of all ages and abilities to try new sports.