Floor is Lava - Physical Movement Game

Floor is Lava - Physical Movement Game

Activity 6 of 8 in this unit

  • Cool+
  • Early Learning
  • Health and Physical Education
  • Physical Education
  • Social
  • Mental Health
  • Physical Health
  • ...

Lesson summary

Children create a pathway using hula hoop stepping stones to get across a floor of lava. They have to move themselves and manipulate objects around them in specific ways, as well as thinking about how others are moving.

Learning goals: 

  • This activity is all about moving our bodies carefully and moving around other people.

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Curriculum mapping

EYLF Learning Outcomes:

Learning Outcome 3: Children have a strong sense of wellbeing

3.2 Children take increasing responsibility for their own health and physical wellbeing

Learning Outcome 5: Children are effective communicators

5.1 Children interact verbally and non-verbally with others for a range of purposes

Resources required

  • this activity works best on a basketball court or outside in a wide-open space
  • hula hoops – roughly double the number of kids participating.

Additional info

This is an original Cool+ activity.

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