Dr. Seuss Field Day- Station 4

station 4- one fish two fish red fish blue fishI recently learned about an awesome Dr. Seuss-inspired field day planned and organized by Patti, an elementary school PE teacher. Here is one of her 21 stations:

Station 4

Title: ONE FISH, TWO FISH, RED FISH, BLUE FISH.

Skills: TEAM WORK, BALANCE AND AGILITY

Description: DIVIDE STUDENTS INTO 5 EQUAL TEAMS WITH THE FIRST PERSON FROM EACH TEAM STANDING INSIDE A STARTING HOOP. ON THE SIGNAL TO BEGIN, THE PLAYERS PICK UP THE “FISH BOWL” (PLASTIC BOWL REPRESENTING THE FISH BOWL IN THE STORY) AND RUN TO THE TRASH CAN FILLED WITH WATER AND PLASTIC FISH. STUDENTS WILL FILL UP THE FISH BOWL WITH WATER AND ONLY ONE FISH. BALANCING THE FISHBOWL ON TOP OF THEIR HEAD. THE STUDENT MUST WALK BACK TO THE LINE WITHOUT (TRYING NOT TO) USING THEIR HANDS TO KEEP THE FISHBOWL ON THEIR HEAD. IF THE STUDENTS MAKES IT BACK TO THE LINE WITHOUT DROPPING THE FISHBOWL, THEY DUMP THE WATER AND FISH IN THE BUCKET AND HAND THE BOWL TO THE NEXT PLAYER IN LINE.IF THE FISHBOWL FALLS OFF THE STUDENT WILL PICK UP THE BOWL AND FISH AND RETURN TO THE LINE TO HAND OFF THE BOWL TO THE NEXT PLAYER IN LINE. TEAMS WILL CONTINUE TO GO UNTIL TIME IS UP.

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