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Activity Focus

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Activity Focus categories are displayed in the header area of each Playing for Life activity card as displayed above.

 

Activity Focus categories:

Warm up

These cards are used to either start a session (to form groups), as a warm up, an energiser, to encourage cooperative play or as an introduction to Skill Development or Game Concepts.

  F-2 3-4 5-6
All-in tag
Back to back pass
Birthday groups
Boundary pass
Corkscrew tag
Everybody
Fish in the net
Flip it
Follow the line
Form a group
Frost and Thaw
Frozen tag
Fun on the spot
Get the bean bag
Hit 4 and go
Hit the target
Hoop races
Hoop stretch
Hospital tag
How high?  
Interceptor
Kai
L-o-n-g throw
Look out for others!
Mini tee-ball
Newspaper hockey
No-go
Over the pit
Pass and run
Pepper
Rebound ball
Run the circle
Shapes in space
Spaghetti bodies
Splitting pairs
Spot turns
Take a seat!
Target and intercept
Target relay
Team alphabet
Throlf
What happens?  ✓  ✓  

Download all of the Warm Up games (Adobe PDF icon PDF 6.2Mb)

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Skill Development

These activities form part of the content for the main part of your session and are designed to develop skills required for sports based activities and games.

F-2 3-4 5-6
2 square bounce
3 hands, 2 feet
4 square
5-point player
6 or safe
Balancing act
Base run
Bat tapping
Beat the ball
Beat the bucket
Blanket ball
Boccia
Bombard
Bowler goaler
Bucket and hoop
Bullseye
Buroinjin
Catch me!
Catching challenge
Circle fun
Collect 3
Continuous cricket
Continuous tennis
Corner bowls
D1 and D2
Defend the zone
Dribblers and robbers
End ball
End to end
Engage all
Find the goal line
Footy golf
French cricket
Frogs and lily pads
Gorri
Hearts–clubs–diamonds-spades
Here, there, nowhere
Hit 4 and go
Hit the target
In the zone
Interceptor
Kai
Keep the ball
Keep the ball up
King/Queen of the court
Kolap
Koolchee
L-o-n-g throw
Mexican wave
Mini pyramids
Mini tee-ball
Mini volleyball
Names
Newcombe ball
Newspaper hockey
No-go
Numbers
On-court off-court rapid pass
Over the pit
Pairs passing
Pass and run
Pepper
Rally around
Rebound ball
Run the circle
Shuttle ball
Snakes alive
Spaghetti bodies
Speed gate
Spot turns
Stork tag
Take a seat!
Target and intercept
Target relay
Target throw & run
Team alphabet
Throlf
Triangle roll
Tunnel and laps
Underarm return relay
Untie the knot
Wall tennis
Wana
Warriors and dragons
Weme
What happens?
Wulijini

Download all of the Skill Development games (Adobe PDF icon PDF 13.6Mb)

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Game Concepts

The game concepts category includes games that help players gain an understanding of tactics in games and helps promote the development of ‘thinking players’ by developing cognitive skills and fostering communication. You can use these to form the main part of your session.

F-2 3-4 5-6
4 square
5-point player
6 or safe
Beat the ball
Beat the bucket
Boccia
Bowler goaler
Buroinjin
Continuous cricket
D1 and D2
Defend the zone
Defenders on the line
End ball
End to end
Engage all
Four bowler cricket
French cricket
Hit 4 and go
In the zone
Keep the ball up
King/Queen of the court
Mini golf
Mini tee-ball
Mini volleyball
Newcombe ball
Newspaper hockey
No-go
Numbers
Over the pit
Warriors and dragons
Wulijini

Download all of the Game Concepts games (Adobe PDF icon PDF 4.6Mb)

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Finish up

Use these activities to build an appropriate conclusion to your session. You can choose physical and non-physical activities depending on your needs.

Circle and push or retreat
Circle sit
Four corners
Freeze frame
Great work!
Group balance
Left or right
Left, right & more
Let's see it!
Puppeteer
Put it away
Relaxation
S-T-R-E-T-C-H
Trust me!
Video Ref
What did you learn?
What did you like?
What's ahead?

Download all of the Finish Up games (Adobe PDF icon PDF 1.4Mb)

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