Session 11 - Animal Pentathlon

Pentathlon is an athletic activity that consists of 5 events.

Children can compete against each other or if a single child they can time their first attempt and try and beat it.

Play this outside over a distance of 15-20 metres (shorten depending on age).  If playing indoor one event may be 3 lengths of the living room.

Event 1 – Bunny hops (two feet to two feet jumping, knees bent)

Event 2 – Bear Crawl (see video)

Event 3 – Crab Walk (walk on hands and feet sideways, but facing “up” – making a bridge)

Event 4 – Donkey Kicks (Hands on floor, kick both feet into air, land, jump forward)

Event 5 – Gorilla Walk – (See video)