Fitness Session 5

Fitness Poker!

You will require a pack of playing cards, each suit in the deck relates to an activity.  Suitable for both KS1 and KS2.

Hearts = Jumping Air Squats

Clubs = Down ups

Diamonds = Burpees

Spades = Mountain Climbers

Shuffle the pack of cards and pull one out e.g. 6 diamonds, the children must complete 6 Burpees.  You may wish to limit the number of cards from each deck.  Attempting to complete the entire deck would be too challenging for one child.

Extension: Pair or group children up and increase the number of cards and share the work between them e.g. 9 of hearts is pulled out they complete 9 jumping air squats between them.  This way it may be possible to get through more of the pack depending on how many children you have.

 

User Information / School Name: / Postcode:
User Information / School Name: / Postcode:

Things to think about

  • You could split the decks up giving younger children more of the lower numbered cards and older, more of the higher numbers.
  • Incorporate rest time e.g. allow them to have  3 ‘time outs’ in which they can choose to rest, but once they have used them up they are gone!
  • Can they play this again suggesting different activities for each suit?

Fitness Session 5

Fitness Session 5

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Fitness Poker!

You will require a pack of playing cards, each suit in the deck relates to an activity.  Suitable for both KS1 and KS2.

Hearts = Jumping Air Squats

Clubs = Down ups

Diamonds = Burpees

Spades = Mountain Climbers

Shuffle the pack of cards and pull one out e.g. 6 diamonds, the children must complete 6 Burpees.  You may wish to limit the number of cards from each deck.  Attempting to complete the entire deck would be too challenging for one child.

Extension: Pair or group children up and increase the number of cards and share the work between them e.g. 9 of hearts is pulled out they complete 9 jumping air squats between them.  This way it may be possible to get through more of the pack depending on how many children you have.

 

User Information

School Name:
Postcode:

Things to think about

  • You could split the decks up giving younger children more of the lower numbered cards and older, more of the higher numbers.
  • Incorporate rest time e.g. allow them to have  3 ‘time outs’ in which they can choose to rest, but once they have used them up they are gone!
  • Can they play this again suggesting different activities for each suit?