Activity Pack Number 18

Name of Activity: Jumping for numbers Suitable for ages: Under 8 Resources required: Paper and a Pen How to play: Write down numbers 1 – 20 on separate pieces of paper Place them onto the floor in a mixed up order Ask your child / children to start at number 1 and jump on the numbers in the correct order until they reach 20. Dependant on your child’s age lower the amount of numbers Want to make it harder? Add…...
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Activity Pack Number 17

Name of Activity: Rainbow Elmer Suitable for ages: 4+ Resources required: milk bottle, coloured tissue paper squares, PVA glue/school glue & a paintbrush How to play: To make a basic elephant shape we cut a milk bottle in half & used the top section for the body. I then cut 2cm from the handle so this was slightly shorter than the rest of the bottle. This will be the elephant's trunk! To create the legs I cut an arch shape on opposite…...
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Activity Pack Number 16

Name of Activity: Speed bounce Suitable for ages: 5+ Resources required: Any line or object to bounce over How to play:   Stand side on next to a line with two feet together Take off on two feet and jump across the line landing on two feet. Bounce back to the other side keeping two feet together.   Each jump across the line is counted as one. Be Creative. If you do not have a line you can jump across…...
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Activity Pack Number 15

Name of Activity: Bin Around Suitable for ages: 6+ Resources required: Wheelie bin and a ball How to play: The aim is to get to the amount of points agreed in a set time. It is important to agree on a distance too. Each player will stand a set distance away from the bin and aim for the edge or the top of the bin and try and catch the ball as it bounces off the bin. If you throw…...
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Activity Pack Number 12

Name of Activity: 30 second figure of 8 challenge Suitable for ages: 8+ Resources required: Pair of socks, tennis ball, football How to play: Stand with feet shoulder width apart, bending knees slightly Pick your ball, socks, other piece of equipment up and, passing it between both hands, draw a figure of 8 between and around your legs To make it easier place socks on the floor and move object on the floor. Make it harder by increasing the size…...
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Activity Pack Number 11

Name of Activity: Indoor Bowling   Suitable for ages: 3+   Resources required: Collect 10 empty plastic water bottles and a ball   How to play: You can fill all 10 water bottles part way with water for stability. Once filled up ensure the lids are on tightly. Arrange the bottles in the way bowling pins are set up (1, 2, 3, 4). Use the ball for knocking down the pin. Each pin you knock down is equalled to 1…...
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Activity Pack Number 10

Name of Activity: Balloon football Suitable for ages: 5+ Resources required: 1 long rectangular table, 1 blown up balloon How to play: Step 1: Blow your balloon up Step 2: 2 players then compete for the balloon by blowing it across the table Step 3: Players have to blow the balloon off the opposite end of the table in order to score a point Step 4: When a point is scored the opposing team then start from their end of…...
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Activity Pack Number 7

  Name of Activity: Dance Word search Suitable for ages: 6+ How to play: Find the list of dance themed words in the 2 Word searches. Salford Youth Alliance, Salford Community Leisure and the young volunteers we work with have put together a range of activities for young people to try at home during this difficult time. These activities can be done with little or no equipment. Here is activity number Seven In the comments we would like to see…...
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Activity Pack Number 6

  Name of Activity: Alphabet dance Suitable for ages: 6+ How to play: Create your own fun dance routine with the moves that spell your name.     A - Twist Jumps x 4                            N – Fold arms and nod head x 4 B – Jump feet apart                    O – Knee bends x 4 C – Heel digs in front x 4                  P – Criss Cross jumps x 4 D – Roll arms                                     Q – Pat knees…...
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Watersports Team Building

Salford Youth Alliance were invited to an event at the Helly Hansen Waterports Centre to participate in a number of boat races across Salford Quays. Our group was split into two teams, 6 on the SYA team and 6 on the Helly Hansen team. 4 other teams participated and we all took it in turns to race each other in the boats provided. We had to get from one side of the water to the other as fast as we…...
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