Calling Hogs

Setup and Equipment

  • The class divides into partners and meet at the center of the gym.

  • Blindfolds are optional.

Guidelines:

  • The object of this activity is to find your partner by using a common two syllable word or two word combination.
  • Partners work together to come up with a unique hog call. One partner says the 1st half and the other partner says the second half. Today’s word combination will be a sport or physical activity.
  • Examples:
    • Tennis Serve
    • Ice Skating
    • ┬áJog – ging
  • On the signal, “Bumpers Up”. Partners place the palms of their hands over their eyes and extend their elbows forward.
  • Partners turn around and begin walking to the opposite end of the gym.
  • Stop on the teacher’s signal, then turn around so partners are facing each other..
  • Keep your “Bumpers Up” and try to find your partner using your hog call.
  • When you find your partner, open your eyes and open your eyes and move to the perimeter.
  • Walk clockwise and chat with your partner about some of your favorite ways to exercise.

 

Alternative Activity: Animal Sound

Setup and Equipment

  • The class divides into groups of four or five and meet together to come up with an animal sound. For example: Cows, sheep, chickens, cats, dogs.

  • Spread around the gym and mix up all of the groups.

Guidelines:

  • On the teachers signal, “Bumpers Up” and try to find all of the animals in your groups using your animal signs only.
  • When you find your group, open your eyes and move to the perimeter.
  • Walk clockwise and chat with your group about some of your favorite ways to exercise outdoors?
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