Summary: Put your problem solving skills to use while playing this classic recess game.
- Tape, chalk, rubber dots, or something to mark the hopscotch squares
- Rocks, bean bags, or something to throw on the hopscotch board
- This game can be set-up inside or outside depending on what you use to mark the hopscotch board.
- Before starting, randomly toss one or multiple rocks onto the hopscotch board. Explain that if a square has a rock on it, then you can’t touch that square.
- Players take turns trying to hop through the board, avoiding the squares with rocks.
- Try switching up the board or increasing the number of rocks thrown in order to make the game more exciting or challenging.
- Encourage kids who aren’t hopscotching to offer advice.
- Did you ask your classmates for help?
- How did you find your way around the obstacles?
Grade Level: Pre-K, Kindergarten, 1st
Activity Length: Short (<15 minutes)
Group Size: Large (10+), Medium (5-9), Small (2-4)
Energy Level: Medium