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Spring into active outdoor play time with PlaySport!

Wednesday, April 12, 2017 - 16:13
child outdoors playing soccer with tem mates

Warmer weather is approaching! Get your students out and enjoying the fresh Spring air with activities from PlaySport. Helping build physical literacy and healthy, active living skills, PlaySport uses the Teaching Games for Understanding (TGfU) approach and is designed for students of all ages and abilities!

Here are 4 PlaySport activities to help get you started:

1. Race to the Base (striking/fielding game for primary students)

Participants learn about and practice striking a ball to score runs, and fielding a ball to prevent the batter from scoring points.

Access Race to the Base activity card!

2. Toss Up (net/wall game for junior students)

Participants learn about and practice working with another participant to create a rally by sending a receiving a ball.

Access Toss Up activity card!

3. Can’t Touch This (territory game for intermediate students)

Participants learn about and practice working as a group to send and receive an object, while preventing an opponent from intercepting a pass.

Access Can’t Touch This activity card!

4. Quick Stick (striking/fielding game for senior students)

Participants learn about and practice striking and fielding a ball while using an implement. This activity is inspired by lacrosse which has First Nation origins. One of the oldest North American sports, lacrosse evolved from games played by nations such as the Haudenosaunee (Iroquois nations) found around the Great Lakes. 

Access Quick Stick activity card!

These are 4 out of 70 activities available through PlaySport.net! Easy-to-use and available free to download, PlaySport activities are suitable for use in schools, camps, recreation groups, and more!

PlaySport is available in French as RecreAgir.