Santa's Workshop Stations

SKILL FOCUS

Muscle strength and endurance, speed, balance

GROUP SIZE

Any size group

EQUIPMENT

40 plastic cups

LOCATION

Inside

SAFETY

Remind kids to rest if they get tired

PURPOSE

Four stations will be set up in your room with Christmas themes which include push-ups, running, jumping jacks and cup stacking.

SETUP

Divide the room into quarters to set up fitness stations.  Each station will have a Christmas theme where the children have to erform either cup stacking, push-ups, running or jumping jacks.  Rotate stations clockwise every 2 minutes.

INSTRUCTIONS


Station 1 is igloo building where the children have to stack cups as high as they can.

Station 2 are elf push-ups.

Station 3 is the reindeer run where the children have to run from one line to the opposite line in their quarter of the room.

Station 4 are Christmas tree jumps where the children perform jumping jacks trying to resemble the shape of a tree.

Have the children rotate every 2 minutes.  They should get to every station 2 times.

MODIFICATIONS


To make it harder, have the children stay at each station for longer periods of time.