Activity Card General Movement 4-6 Snatch the Flag

SNATCH THE FLAG   (General Movement)
Suitable for players aged 4-6 years

SETUP

  1. Using four cones create an area as large as possible (30m x 20m)
  2. All but 2 players start inside the area with a bib (fl ag) tucked into the back of their shorts
  3. The remaining 2 ‘taggers’ also start in the area, but with no bib

HOW TO PLAY

  1. The taggers chase the other players around the area, attempting to snatch the flag from them
  2. If a player snatches a flag, they keep hold of it
  3. If a player loses their flag, they become the tagger
  4. The game is continuously allowing for progressions

PROGRESSION

BASIC: Vary the running to include hopping, skipping, or jumping
INTERMEDIATE: Give every player a ball to dribble while they play
ADVANCED: Give every player a ball to dribble while they play, except the taggers

OUTCOMES

  • Agility while changing direction at speed
  • Coordinated speed
  • Develops spatial awareness