Medley Relay By: Betty A. Cárdenas and Candice Reyes
(1) Movement. The student demonstrates competency in fundamental movement patterns and proficiency in a few specialized movement forms. The student is expected to:
(B) demonstrate proper form and smooth transitions during combinations of fundamental locomotor and body control skills such as running and jumping safely in dynamic situations.
(C) demonstrate mature form in jogging, running, and leaping.
(7) Social development. The student develops positive self-management and social skills needed to work independently and with others in physical activity settings. The student is expected to:
(A) follow rules, procedures, and etiquette;
(C) accept and respect differences and similarities in physical abilities of self and others.
In Physical Education, students acquire the knowledge and skills for movement that provide the foundation for enjoyment, continued social development through physical activity, and access to a physically-active lifestyle. The student exhibits a physically-active lifestyle and understands the relationship between physical activity and health throughout lifespan.
What is the Medley Relay?
Medley Relay is a fun game where children work together to win a relay race. More than winning, the Medley Relay will prove to be a fun game that kids will enjoy.
You Will Need:
About 10 or more children
To implement the use of teamwork while providing an effective and fun work out for children.
To develop their physical development skills as needed for their age group.
To motivate students to be social while encouraging their team members throughout the game.
To develop good sportsmanship skills so that focus will be on having fun more than on winning or losing.
How to Begin
Set up your cones in relay form. Set the distance according to the age group you’re working with.
Choose a different event the children will do in each distance completion.
Make even amount of teams.
Always keep in mind their age level and capabilities.
Kids are at their designated locations.
First two people begin
moving with the designated
event for that distance.
Child arrives at destination and it’s now the next kids’ turn.
The event for this distance was to bunny hop!
One team member dashing back to the starting line.
While member from opposite team tags next person.
Child giving a high five to another team member.
One child arriving at the finish line while the next one takes off!