Lindsay, A. 2020, Follow the Leader, Extension | University of Nevada, Reno, CM-2020-3043

Pre-K Standards

Language/Listening: 7.PK.1a
Physical Activity: 2.PK.2, 3.PK.2

Instructions

  1. A leader or head of the line is chosen.
  2. Children all line up behind the leader.
  3. The leader moves around and all the children have to mimic the leader’s actions. Rotate different children being the leader.

Variation

Add music.

Skills

  • Spatial and body awareness
  • Large gross motor development

Reference

University of Nevada Reno Cooperative Extension. All 4 Kids Parents Curriculum Lesson 3

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