Design a KIDDO session

A typical KIDDO session is 45 minutes long and comprises a warm-up activity, three x 10 minute activities
based around two different skills and then finishes with a fun game.

Click on the year groups below to view sample KIDDO session plans.

 

Now have a go designing your own session!

Select age group

Please select an age group and a setting.
Equipment: Please download this PDF for the basic equipment requirements to run KIDDO sessions.

Select skill focus

Please select 1-3 skills you want this lesson to be based on. A KIDDO session typically focuses on one stability/locomotor skill and 1 object control skill. The KIDDO program changes the skill focus every term.
  • Stability skills
  • Locomotor skills
  • Object Control skills
Balancing
Running
Running
Jumping
Jumping
Catching
Overarm Throw
Kicking (soccer)
Hopping
Hopping
Skipping
Skipping
Dodging
Dodging
Two-Handed Striking
Dribble (Soccer)
Dribble (Basketball)

Add activities

Add activities based on the selected skills above.

Activities

Each KIDDO activity is typically run for 10 minutes, these activities many can be made shorter or longer depending on your requirements.
3 - Wicked Witch (balance)
24, 4
112, 114
1, 2
KIDDO kid's favourite activity. Suits groups of all sizes and can be modified to focus on any of the skills.
27 - All Types of Catching
13
112, 114, 113
1, 2
Introduce children to the skill of Catching with this activity. Suits groups of all sizes.
29 - Basketball Relays
13, 18, 17
114, 113
2, 3
Develop Catching and Dribbling skills with these relay activities.
30 - Beans
24, 21, 4
112, 114, 113
1
Fun, warm-up game for younger children incorporating all types of movement. No equipment required.
31 - Blast Off
24
112, 114, 113
1, 2
Introduce young children to the skill of running with this engaging activity. Suit all group sizes. No equipment required.
32 - Bombard
23
114
2, 3
Develop the skill of Throwing with this challenging activity. Can be played in teams or as one big group.
33 - Builders and Bulldozers
24, 25, 17, 4
112, 114
1, 2, 3
A fun running game for groups of all sizes and ages.
34 - Cat & Mouse
13
112, 114
1, 2
An activity for the younger children to help develop ball tracking to help develop the skill of Catching.
35 - Catch Tag
13, 24, 20, 25, 17, 21, 4
112, 114
1, 2, 3
A fun tag game that incorporates the development of Catching skills.
36 - Catch the Magical Creatures
23
112, 114, 113
1, 2, 3
An engaging Throwing skill development activity that can be modified for all ages and group sizes.
37 - Clean up your Rubbish (kicking)
22
112, 114
1, 2
A fun soccer kicking activity for the younger kids. Good for small to medium groups.
38 - Collecting Rubbish
23, 24, 21, 20, 25, 17, 4
112, 114
1, 2
Develop Throwing as well as Running, Jumping and Skipping with this fun activity. Suits groups of all sizes.
40 - Cone Monster
19, 22
114
2, 3
A fun activity for groups of all sizes that develops soccer dribbling and kicking.
41 - Diminishing Target
23
114, 113
2, 3
A progressive activity focusing on the skill of Throwing. Good for small to medium sized groups.
42 - Dodge
22, 19, 24, 21, 20, 25
114
2, 3
A fun activity that the kids love. Can be modified to focus on a number of different skills. Suit medium sized groups
43 - Farmer Sam
24, 21, 20, 25, 17
112, 114
1, 2
A fun activity for groups of all sizes to start or finish a session that the kids love!
44 - Fetch Cricket
26, 26
114, 113
2, 3
An introductory Striking activity performed in partners. Suits groups of all sizes.
45 - Follow the Leader
24, 21, 20, 25, 4
112, 114, 113
1, 2
Simple, fun activity that can be used to develop any of the skills. Suits groups of all sizes. No equipment required.
46 - Golden Child (striking)
26, 24
114
2, 3
Develop striking and fielding skills while introducing game play and strategy in this team based activity.
47 - Golden Child (throwing)
23, 24
114
2, 3
Develop the skill of throwing and fielding in this team based activity while also introducing strategy and game play. Suit medium sized groups.
48 - Wicked Witch (kick and dribble)
22, 19, 24
112, 114
1, 2
KIDDO kids favourite activity. Suit all group sizes and can be modified to focus on any of the skills.
49 - Here, There, Everywhere
24, 21, 20, 25, 17, 4
112, 114, 113
1, 2
Warm-up activity that gets the kids running in all directions.
50 - Hit the Stumps
23
114, 113
2, 3
Develop Throwing skills with this cricket themed activity. Suits groups of all sizes.
51 - Wicked Witch (catch)
13, 18
112, 114
1, 2
KIDDO kids favourite activity. Can be modified for all skills. Suits groups of all sizes.
52 - Hoop Elimination
23
112, 114, 113
1, 2, 3
An introductory activity for the skill of Throwing. Good for all group sizes.
53 - Hotdog Tag
24, 17
112, 114
1, 2
A fun version of the classic tag game. No equipment required.
54 - Hula Hoop Car Trip
24, 21, 20, 25, 4
112, 114, 113
1, 2
A KIDDO favourite! Develops the locomotor skills of Jump, Run, Skip and Hop. Good for groups of all sizes.
55 - Wicked Witch (run, jump, hop, skip)
24, 21, 20, 25
112, 114
1, 2
Voted KIDDO kids favourite activity. Can be modified for all skills and good for groups of all sizes.
56 - Modified Basketball
13, 18
114
2, 3
Introduce the skills and game of basketball with this modified version. Fun way to finish a session focusing on Catching.
57 - What’s the Time Mr Wolf
24, 21, 20, 25
112, 114
1, 2
The younger children love starting or finishing a KIDDO session with this classic game. Develop all the locomotor skills. No equipment required.
58 - Musical Balances
21, 20, 25, 4
112, 114, 113
1, 2
Develop the skills of Balance, Run, Jump, Hop and Skip through music. An excellent activity for larger groups.
59 - Wall Ball
13
114, 113
2, 3
Develop Catching skills by throwing against a wall and catching. Add challenges to make it progressively more difficult.
60 - Volleyball Catch
13
114
2, 3
A team game for small to medium sized groups that develops the skill of catching and introduces some strategy and game play.
61 - Musical Catches
13, 18, 20, 25
112, 114, 113
1
Develop the skill of Catching through music with this fun activity for younger children. Good for all group sizes.
62 - Netflix
24, 4
112, 114, 113
1, 2, 3
Great activity to develop the skills of Running and Dynamic Balance, for all ages and group sizes. No equipment required.
63 - Obstacle Course (catch)
13, 18
112, 114
1, 2
Obstacle courses are a great way of developing children's fundamental movement skills. They can be modified to focus on a variety of skills and ages.
65 - Obstacle Course (run, jump, hop, skip, dodge, balance)
24, 21, 20, 25, 17, 4
112, 114, 113
1, 2, 3
Obstacle courses are a great way of developing children's fundamental movement skills. They can be modified to focus on a variety of skills.
66 - Toilet Tag
24, 21, 20, 25, 17
112, 114
1, 2
A fun tag game for all ages that the kids love! No equipment required.
67 - Team Rapid Fire
26
114
1, 2
An introductory team based activity for small to medium groups to develop the skill of striking.
68 - Obstacle Course (striking)
26, 24, 21, 4
112, 114, 113
1, 2, 3
Obstacle courses are a great way of developing children's fundamental movement skills. They can be modified to focus on a variety of skills.
69 - Sticky Catches
13, 23
114, 113
2, 3
This activity uses Grip Ball equipment to develop Catching and Throwing skills.
70 - Octopus Tag
18, 19, 24, 25, 17, 4
112, 114
1, 2
Fun tag game for the younger children, can be modified to focus on a large range of skills. No equipment required.
71 - Small Sided Soccer
22, 19
114
1, 2, 3
Introduce children of all ages to the skills and game of soccer with this modified version.
72 - Race the Ball
13, 23, 18, 24
114
2, 3
A fun game with an element of competition that develops the skills of Throwing, Catching and Running.
73 - Rats and Rabbits
24, 20, 25
114
1, 2, 3
A fun partner running game for all ages, involving sprinting and tagging. No equipment required.
74 - Ready, Aim, Fire (kicking)
22
112, 114, 113
1, 2
Excellent activity to introduce children to the skills and teaching cues for Kicking, Striking and Throwing.
75 - Sitting - Kneeling - Standing
23
114, 113
1
This activity breaks down the skill of Throwing to focus on developing the torso rotation and weight transfer.
76 - Ready, Aim, Fire (overarm throw)
23
112, 114, 113
1, 2
Excellent activity to introduce children to the skills and teaching cues for Throwing, Kicking and Striking.
77 - Ready, Aim, Fire (striking)
26
112, 114, 113
1, 2, 3
Excellent activity to introduce children to the skills and teaching cues for Striking, Throwing and Kicking.
78 - Simon (or Sarah) Says
13, 18, 19, 24, 21, 20, 25, 4
112, 114, 113
1, 2
A classic activity for groups of all sizes that can be used to develop all of the fundamental movement skills. No equipment required.
79 - Rob the Nest (balance)
21, 20, 4
114
1, 2, 3
A classic KIDDO activity that can be modified to focus on any combination of skills e.g. Balance and Throwing
80 - Scarecrow
24, 21, 20, 25, 17
112, 114
1, 2
A classic tag game for groups of all sizes that children always enjoy. No equipment required
81 - Rob the Nest (catching)
13, 18
114
1, 2, 3
A classic KIDDO activity that can be modified to focus on any combination of skills e.g. Catching & Balance
82 - Rob the Nest (kick and dribble)
18, 22
114
2, 3
A classic KIDDO activity that can be modified to focus on any combination of skills e.g. kicking and jumping
83 - Rocks and Waterfalls
13
112, 114
1, 2, 3
A ball tracking activity, great as a progression from Cat & Mouse.
84 - Rob the Nest (run, jump, dodge, hop)
24, 21, 20, 17
114
1, 2, 3
A classic KIDDO activity that can be modified to focus on any combination of skills e.g. hopping and jumping
85 - Rock, Bridge, Tree Tag
24, 21, 20, 25, 17, 4
114
1, 2, 3
An excellent tag game for all ages. incorporating teamwork and the skills of Balance, Jumping and Running. No equipment required.
107 - Battleships
19, 22
114
1, 2
A fun game that develops dribbling and kicking skills.
108 - Diamond Cricket
13, 23, 26, 24
114
2, 3
This activity introduces children to the skills and strategy of cricket: batting, fielding, running and throwing.
109 - Connect 4
24, 25
114, 113
1, 2, 3
A fun take on the classic Connect 4 that has children running and strategising in teams.
110 - Discovering Jumping
21
112, 113, 114
1, 2
An introductory activity to explore the skill of Jumping.
112 - Get the Beanbag
24, 25
114
1, 2, 3
A fast paced running team game that keeps children moving and introduces some strategy.
113 - Hopping Patterns
20
112, 114, 113
1, 2, 3
Develop children's Hopping skills with this activity. Challenge them to come up with their own patterns.
114 - Hurdle Relay
24, 21
114, 113
1, 2, 3
Develop Jumping and Running skills with this activity. Can be modified for all ages.
115 - Introducing Goalie
22, 19
114, 113
1, 2, 3
An activity that develops the skills of Kicking and Catching as well as ball tracking. Good for all ages.
116 - Jump Jump
24, 21, 20, 25
112, 114, 113
1, 2
A fun activity for groups of all sizes to develop locomotor skills: run, jump, hop, skip and gallop. No equipment needed.
117 - Jump Rope (beginners)
21, 20
114, 113
2, 3
A step by step introduction to teaching children how to jump rope.
118 - Long Jump Challenge
24, 21, 20
114, 113
2, 3
Introduce children to jumping off a run-up and the sport of Long Jump.
119 - Sack Race Treasure Hunt
21
112, 114, 113
1, 2
A fun activity to encourage the development of Jumping skills.
120 - Shrink and Grow
23, 13
114, 113
2, 3
A simple activity to develop catching and throwing skills with groups of all sizes.
121 - Shrinking Goals
22, 19
112, 114, 113
1, 2, 3
An introductory kicking activity that focuses on kicking accuracy.
122 - Stork Tag
24, 20, 25, 17, 4
112, 114
1, 2
A fun tag game that incorporates the skills of Balance and Running. No equipment required.
123 - Target Practice
22, 19
112, 114, 113
1, 2, 3
An introductory activity for groups of all sizes that develops the skills of dribbling and kicking.
124 - Tunnel Ball & Corner Spry
13
114
2, 3
Classic school carnival games to help develop ball tracking and the skills of Catching.
125 - Turtles, Snakes and Islands
24, 21, 20, 25, 4
112, 114
1, 2
A fun activity for groups of all sizes focused on the development of locomotor skills: run, jump, hop and skip
126 - Where’s the Sticky Popcorn?
21, 20, 25
114
1
An activity for younger children that focuses on the development of Jumping skills. No equipment required.
127 - Who Stole My Cheese
24, 21, 20, 25
112, 114
1, 2
A fun activity for groups of all sizes that encourages the development of locomotor skills such as running, jumping, skipping and hopping.
128 - Witch’s Cauldron
13, 24, 21, 20, 25
112, 114
1, 2
A Catching activity that develops eye tracking skills and helps children experience success when learning to catch.
129 - 6 or Safe
26, 24
114
2, 3
A striking and fielding game that introduces decision making skills.
130 - Balance Twister
4
112, 114, 113
1, 2, 3
A different take on the classic Twister game that helps improve Balance skills.
168 - Clean up the Rubbish (throwing)
23
112, 114
A fun game to develop the skill of Throwing. Suit medium to large groups.
170 - Guided Free Play
24, 21, 4, 26, 13, 19, 22, 20, 25, 18, 23, 17
112, 114, 113
1
178 - Lilypads and Leapfrog
21, 20, 17
114, 112, 113
1, 2
A fun game to encourage the development of jumping and hopping skills. Make it harder by spreading hoops out further.

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