Shrinking Island

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For the team to get on the smallest Island possible

-Fundamental Movement Skills:

  • Locomotor

    • Balance​

-Equipment List:

  • One large parachute

-Equipment Link:

-Setting Up:

  • All players stand on a parachute


  • Inform the group that a wave has hit their island, and, without getting off the island, they must eliminate half of the island.

  • Do this again and again until it is impossible to eliminate half the island while staying on the island.

  • Challenge them to get off the island for 10 seconds, then eliminate half the island, then get back on the island and hold that position for 10 seconds.


-Questions & Notes:

  • How did the group decide who was leading?

  • Could there have been a better possible solution? Why was that not choosen?

Questions or comments? 

Please contact Dr. John Byl at:

     (905) 923-0938

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