Lesson Plan

Figure Eight Walking

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Walking in a straight line is one thing. Walking while trying to shift your weight from side to side to maintain balance is another challenge altogether. Learners with visual impairments practice walking in a figure eight. Cones are set up, and pupils attempt to weave in and out of the cones to reach the end of the course. Learners who are partially sighted may be able to add in other types of locomotor skills such as skipping and marching.

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  • An activity that provides challenging practice of useful skills
  • For learners who are totally blind, an assistant or trained animal helper might be necessary