Week 5 – Jumping

Warm Up (Routine 1) – 5 Minutes
  • Sunflowers: Rotate your arms forward 5 times, then backwards 5 times.
  • Toe Touches: Reach down and touch your toes then stand back up 10 times, all while looking forward.
  • Baby toe touches: Lie on your back and gently raise your feet up and touch your toes 10 times.
  • Octopus Wiggles: While sitting, lift your feet off the ground and wiggle your legs and arms while counting to 10.
Mat Chat – 3-minutes (Includes Water Break)
  • Today we are going to work on JUMPING.
  • JUMPING is when you move your body off the ground with your feet.

Here are three JUMPING tips that I want everyone to practice today:

1. Try to keep your head up when you jump. 2. Try not to fall when you jump. 3. Try to bend your knees when you jump.
Skill-Building Drills – 7 Minutes


Students will work on their JUMPING skills by doing 10 jumps before taking a break.

Over the Line:

The students will practice their JUMPING skills by attempting to jump over a bar.

Jump Kicks:

Students will work on their JUMPING by jumping and trying to kick a pad.

Elevator Jumps:

Students will work on their JUMPING skills by jumping off pads into their guardian’s arms.
Milestone Assessments – 5 Minutes

Practice Milestones.

  • 18 – 22 months: Will jump in the air three times.
  • 22 – 28 months: Will run and jump without falling.
  • 28 – months and up: Will run and jump over a line without falling.

See Milestone Chart:

View Mini SKILLZ Milestone Chart
Cool Down (Routine 1) – 5 Minutes
  • Monkey: While standing, reach down and touch your toes and look straight ahead while counting to 10.
  • Selfie hug: Give yourself a tight hug while counting to 10.
  • Giraffe: Reach towards the ceiling while counting to 10.
  • Elephant: Bend over and swing your arms like an elephant’s trunk while counting to 10.
Game – 3-minutes
  • Ninja Freeze w/Guardian
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End of Class Announcments:

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