Hula Hoop Teacher Resources

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Musical Hoop Addition

For Teachers 1st
Musical chairs is a great activity to get children moving while still paying attention and listening. This activity, which is based on musical chairs, gets students moving while learning basic addition facts. They hop from hoop to hoop...
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Kindergarten: Counting and Cardinality Formative Assessment Task

For Teachers Pre-K - 1st Standards
A tester places a hula hoop on the floor and adds bean bags to the circle. Kindergarteners then count the number of bean bags in the circle. Next, the tester picks the bags up and then replaces them into the circle. Once again, the...
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Jumping & Landing

For Teachers Pre-K - K
Ribbit! Pre-K and Kindergartens turn into frogs in these fun movement games that have them practicing the motor skills of jumping, landing and transferring weight. A cross between Simon Says and Red Light/Green Light, the teacher gives...
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Hula Hoopla!

For Teachers Pre-K - 1st
Hop, skip, jump, and roll! Hula hoops have a way of putting fun in motion. Young children interact in a variety of games involving small and large hula hoops. They will develop their motor skills and eye-hand coordination while playing...
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Musical Dribbling

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
A fun way to practice basketball dribbling skills with young learners. This game is played like musical chairs. Spread out hula hoops, polyspots, or cones all around the gym. Then give each player a ball to practice dribbling. When the...
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Sorting Toys

For Students Pre-K - K Standards
Do your kindergartners love playing with toys? Bring that passion to this matching activity, where they draw a line from illustrations of toys to matching toys. For extra fun, have them do the same activity with actual toys and hula hoops.
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Math Relay Races

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
A plethora of activities make up a cross curricular choice page filled with math games—relay races, dice, and crossword puzzles—a survey challenge equipped with data organization, graphing, a quicksand recipe, Hula-Hoop activity to...
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Rainy Day Blues Turned into Rainbow Smiles

For Teachers K - 8th
A series of physical fitness games, activities, and teamwork challenges prompt youngsters to get moving! Using Hula Hoops, bean bags, pool noodles, and other materials, elementary and middle schoolers work together and get some exercise...
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Steal the Ball

For Students 2nd - 8th
Put all the balls (same type of ball) in the middle of the basketball court. One person from each team must run to the center of the court and bring back the ball to their team's hula hoop. If using soccer balls, players must dribble;...
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Skipping

For Teachers K - 1st
Students investigate skipping and sliding. In this movement lesson, students practice skipping and sliding while holding colored chalk marking the wall mixing the colors to make different colors.
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Hula Hoop Hoopla

For Teachers K - 5th
Young scholars practice the skills of using a hula hoop in order to expand other skills like following directions. They are given and experience a variety of locomotor and manipulative movements. They work as an individual and a team...
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Hula Hoop Hoopla!

For Teachers K - 5th
Students develop spatial awareness through "movement" using hula hoops as the personal parameter.
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Hula Hoop Sorting

For Teachers 1st
First graders use two large hula hoops to form a Venn Diagram. Then, using various colored paper shapes, they recognize, and identify circles, squares, triangles, rectangles, hexagons, trapezoids, and parallelograms.
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Hula Hoop Dribbling

For Teachers 1st - 2nd
Students practice and improve their ability to consistently dribble a ball, using cues previously introduced.
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Keeper of the Castle

For Students 2nd - 8th
Set up four Hula Hoops in each corner of the gym that will be used as a base for each team. Use the center circle of the gym as the "castle" with a bunch of "treasure" in it. The treasure consists of a variety of pieces of equipment....
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Using Linear Relationships and Systems

For Teachers 9th - 11th
Students investigate linear and systems of linear equations. In this algebra lesson, students discuss the characteristics of a hula hoops and relate it to a linear equation and an equation of a circle.
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Toss by Color

For Teachers K
Students explore color recognition and demonstrate underhand toss skills. They participate in a game by lining up, and running to and recognizing the color of beanbag the teacher calls out, and toss that color beanbag through a hula-hoop.
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Christmas Shopping

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students work in teams in teams of two and they have a hula hoop which represents their shopping bag and two hockey sticks to gather presents. They use the other side of the gym that has bean bags and fleece balls, which are scattered...
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Jumping and Landing

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders observe and demonstrate how to five basic gymnastic jumps, the proper technique of jumping for height and distance, and a jump-land-roll sequence. Using hula hoops they demonstrate the different jumping techniques and...
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Skunk Tag

For Students 1st - 6th
Choose two taggers to be the "skunks." Set up five hula hoops in the gym; one in each corner and one in the middle. The hoops in the corners are the safe zones for the players while the middle hoop is the skunk's home. The skunks start...
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Robot Tag

For Students 1st - 5th
Assign a few players to be "bad robots," and the rest of the class is "good robots." Place three Hula hoops in the middle of the gym to represent the 10-second "charging station," or safe area. Set up a cone square on one end of the gym....
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Train at School

For Teachers K - 12th Standards
Here is a fantastic compilation of adaptive physical education lesson plans that cover the major concepts of physical fitness, including: aerobic endurance, balance, coordination, flexibility, power, speed and agility, and strength.   
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Island basketball

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Looking for a fun drill to practice basketball dribbling skills? Here's one that looks like fun - sharks and swimmers. Swimmers are the players who are practicing their dribbling skills and trying to navigate around the sharks to get...
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Soccer Round-Up

For Teachers 3rd - 10th
Round-up as many soccer balls for your team as possible. Hula-Hoops are scattered about equal distance from the center spot. The older the players, the farther away the Hula-Hoops should be from the center spot. There should be enough...

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