Zigzag Run

Set up a running obstacle course that requires quick movements and precision. This will help your child master rapid shifts of the body.
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Zigzag Run

Time

  • 10 to 20 minutes

Materials

  • Items for an obstacle course, such as cones, boxes, chairs, or masking tape

Directions

Set up a running obstacle course that will require rapid shifts of the body so you get a sense of quick movements and precision.

Extensions

  • After running the course a few times, make up new directions like walk around the chair, jump to the chalk line, run back to the blocks, etc.
  • For indoors, mark the floor path with masking tape on the floor and run without touching each other.
  • Use fast and then slow music to guide your movements.