Kids Club After School Physical Activities Grades 5-8
The CATCH Kids Club (CKC) Activity Box for Grades 5-8 includes over 600 activity cards with detailed instructions for age-appropriate games that get children moving and having a blast while increasing their MVPA (moderate-to-vigorous physical activity).
The fully organized tabbed sections include activities for Warm Up & Cool Downs; Muscular Strength and Endurance; Flexibility; Cooperative Games; Sports; and more! Its user-friendly format is easy to implement for staff and enjoyable for everyone.
Making it Happen: Sample Activity Plans
Sample one-unit plans to ease implementation of the activities in this lesson pack.
Over, Under, Around, and Through - #12
A game for groups of 3 players that uses a rope or scarf. Promotes cardiovascular efficiency, quickness, and agility.
Passing Challenges - #383-384
Three challenges that practice passing (chest, bounce, overhead).
Random Grid Passing - #385-386
Participants pass the ball randomly to each other while walking, jogging, or running staying within the boundaries of the square.
Five-Catch Keep Away - #395-396
Teams attempt to complete 5 consecutive passes without dropping or having the ball intercepted.
Look Into My Eyes - #413
The players try not to “look into someone elseʼs eyes” who might be looking back.
Hoop Around - #415
A hoop game involving teamwork and cooperation.
Kickoff Return - #478-479
Each team attempts to return the football without interception.
Go Long - #480
A game of passing and intercepting.
4 Downs - #481-482
The pass receiver runs a pass pattern and the QB attempts to complete a pass to the receiver.
Volleyball Team Play - #584
The object is to see how many times the 2 teams can bump the ball back and forth.
Aerobic Volleyball - #585
A game of volleyball involving jogging exercises.
Grid Volleyball - #586
A rotating game of volleyball.
Meet Me in the Middle - #37
A race between 2 students to finish their exercise first on signal of the leader.
Take It Easy - #337
A game like simon says with dribbling.
Move It Out - #391-392
A game of dribbling a ball in hoops.