Objective: The child will become active by moving like an animal.
Materials: Animal cards with a set of two or more animals large play area
Activity: Gather children and explain that you will be playing a game. Have children brainstorm a variety of animals. You could limit it to animals that live in the zoo, animals that live on the farm, or animals that live in water. After the children have generated a list, narrow the list and show children the animal pictures you have available. Talk about sounds each animal makes and the way that each animal moves. Have the children demonstrate the way each animal moves. Then pass out pictures of animals to the children. Do not let others see their animal. On the word 'go' have children act like that animal. The children will need to find their partner by watching the way each child is acting. You may play several times, trading animal cards. To make the game easier add the animal sounds. After the activity discuss if the activity was difficult.
Message: Eat smart to play hard. Eat fruits and veggies at meals and snacks.
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