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Name of Activity:

Follow the Leader


Space Awareness, Pathways, Locomotor skills

Suggested Grade Level:

K - 2

Materials Needed:

Posters of Pathways on wall

Description of Idea

Once students are in partners, the teacher calls out a Pathway (straight, curve, zig zag). One partner will lead while the other will follow him/her in the pathway that the partner goes.
When the teacher says switch then the students switch partners and do the same thing.


As students improve, add a locomotor skill with a pathway (I.e., gallop in a zig zag).

Adaptations for Students with Disabilities:

Students can pick a partner and together think of a skill that they can do. Students can use their hands.

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Submitted by Mary Rogozyan in Sacramento, CA. Thanks for contributing to PE Central! Posted on PEC: 1/31/2017.

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