Hop, Skip, and Freeze

Warm Up Monday

Format: Group activity

Materials: None

Set Up: Use boundaries to create an appropriate size play area as needed

Objective: Get moving!


  1. Demonstrate how to avoid contact with each other
  2. Kids should be able to repeat all rules and signals
  3. Spread kids out to avoid contact and collisions
  4. You must stay inside the boundaries (explain boundaries if needed)
  5. On 1st signal or music: kids begin hopping (skipping, jumping, etc.)
  6. On 2nd signal or music: kids must freeze in a balanced position (on 1 foot, 1 foot and 1 hand, etc.)
  7. Repeat several times – change what kids do for each signal