is a fitness
activity for all the
with just one jump rope.
an area of desks, stretch a long
on the floor and have the students stand in a circle around it.
take turns performing the actions in the sequence described below, and
each chants any traditional rope-jumping ditty that comes to mind.
standing in the circle clap hands in unison and join in the chants.
on the right leg back and forth across the rope from one end to the
other; follow the same procedure, using the left leg.
the rope and hop on two legs back and forth over the length.
side jump on two legs across the rope.
back and forth on two legs over the rope.
down the rope, crossing legs alternately.
jumping jacks down the center of the rope .
Two children hold the ends of the rope and sway it gently back and
forth while classmates follow actions described above.