Simon Says Do Opposite

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To follow what Simon says and do the opposite or move to other side of playing area

-Fundamental Movement Skills:

  • Non-locomotor activities

-Equipment List:

  • None

-Equipment Link:

-Setting Up:

  • Divide the area in two or three.

  • All players begin in area one standing in a scattered formation facing the leader.


  • When Simon says something the players do an opposite (creativity needed). For example:

    • Touch top of head = touch chin, or touch feet.​...

    • Touch shoulders = touch knees, or touch hips...

  • When the leader says, do this (with saying Simon Says) then those players move to the next area, then the next area, then back to the beginning...

  • Players attempt to not move areas.​


-Questions & Notes:

  • Questions for understanding:

    • This game requires mental flexibility, how does that influence when to do what Simon Says?​

Questions or comments? 

Please contact Dr. John Byl at:

     (905) 923-0938

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