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Don't roll a 6 game

by SupahAnnie (follow)
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Hop, hopping, hopping on one leg, gross motor, boy, leg, movement


Ages: Any age.

Indoor or Outdoor: Either but for large movements outdoors would be safer.

Equipment/Resources: One dice. Large ones are best.

Cost: Free (unless you need to buy a dice or you could make one.)



Hop, hopping, hopping on one leg, gross motor, boy, leg, movement


Instructions:

1) Ask each player to pick an action or movement (eg. Star jumps, hop on one foot, run to a tree and back, touch your toes etc) they will do if they roll a six.

2) Each player then takes a turn to roll the dice.

3) If they roll a six they must do the action or movement that they selected six times.

4) That player (that just rolled a six) then gets to choose the action that the next player will do if they roll a six.

5) If they don't roll a six it's the next players turn.

6) Now try it the opposite way. So if they roll a six they don't do the action but if they roll any other number they do.

Aim: To roll or not roll a six. To get the kids playing together and to keep them active. To enhance number recognition and maths skills.

Time: Can be done for a short time or a long time. Will also depend upon how many players there are.

Players: One or more.



Hop, hopping, hopping on one leg, gross motor, boy, leg, movement


Why?: It's a great way to enhance number recognition and maths skills. It doesn't cost much, it can be played alone or with others and it is very inclusive.

Additions: As I mentioned earlier you can do it the opposite way. Perhaps add another number to roll as well as a six. What about keeping a tally of how many times a six is rolled?

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