Activities

Improving physical literacy should be all about having fun. Take a look through our huge range of activities below.

If you are looking for at-home activities, please visit the Take Home resources 

We have compiled these activities, a mix of new ideas and old favourites, to help kids learn the fundamental movement skills in a fun and interactive way.
Use the filters below to sort the activities by time, age group and setting. Then click through to learn more about how to set up the activity and run it for yourself.

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6 or safe

6 or Safe

6 - 1510 Minutes

A striking and fielding game that introduces decision making skills.

All Types of Catching

Skills: 
Catching
1+10 Minutes

Spread the markers out in your designated area. Have different balls and beanbags ready in separate buckets/bags

Animal Walks

2+5-10 minutes

A great activity to get kids moving, while also improving their locomotor skills and strength.

Anything Tag

5+5-10 minutes

A fun tag activity that encourages creativity

Balance Twister

Skills: 
Balancing
1 - 205 minutes

Place coloured flat markers in a grid arrangement 4 x 4 or larger with approximately 30cm between each marker (set-up a number of grids if you have a large group)

Basketball Relays

1 - 3010 minutes

Develop Catching and Dribbling skills with these relay activities.

Battleships

4+10 minutes

A fun game that develops dribbling and kicking skills.

Beanbag Balances

Skills: 
Balancing
1+5-10 minutes

A simple activity to develop balance that can be used as a break from more intense activities.

Beans

4+5 minutes

Fun, warm-up game for younger children incorporating all types of movement. No equipment required.

Blast Off

Blast Off

Skills: 
Running
1+

Introduce young children to the skill of running with this engaging activity. Suit all group sizes. No equipment required.

Bombard

Bombard

Skills: 
Overarm Throw
1 - 3010

Develop the skill of Throwing with this challenging activity. Can be played in teams or as one big group.

Build and Destroy (At Home)

Skills: 
Overarm Throw
1+10 minutes

A great at-home throwing activity that allows children to get creative!

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