Drill: Lily Pad Jumps
Equipment needed: 3 Small Pads Per Line
Instructors needed: One per line
Description: Students will work on their JUMPING by JUMPING onto and off of each pad.
Step 1
Divide your class into lines with their guardians.
Step 2 – Setting Up the Drill:
Lay 3 small pads, spaced evenly, down the mat.
Step 3 – Explain the Rules:
  • Students will first jump onto the first lily pad.
  • Then they will jump off the lily pad onto the ground.
  • Repeat this until you reach the end of the pads.
  • Turn around and continue all the way back.
Step 4 – Takeaways:
  • Make sure the students bend their knees and then jump with both feet.
  • Encourage them to jump all by themselves but help if needed.
  • Cheer for the students after each successful jump.
Step 5
  • Continue for multiple turns.
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