Cappoquin Primary School

 

Active Homework Chart.

Active Homework is given on P.E. days. Children are asked to participate in 10-15 minutes activity, daily, outside of school hours.

 

Active Homework is an initiative set up to increase the physical activity levels of school going children, thus helping each child reach the national recommendation of 60mins daily.

Here are some ideas to encourage keeping fit 

 

Cycle your bike for 10-15 minutes

 

 

Go for a walk

 

Dance to your favourite song

 

Skip for 2minutes (repeat)

 

Throw a Frisbee to someone for 10 minutes

 

Kick a football around

 

 

Play hurling/camogie/soccer with a friend

 

Play catch

 

10 Jumping Jacks

(repeat)

 

20 High Knees

 

Play balloon tennis/volleyball

 

Run for 5 minutes

 

Create your own obstacle/circuit course

 

10 minute free play outside

 

Draw your own hopscotch with chalk

 

10 push ups

 

 

20 heel kicks

 

Hold the plank for 10-30 seconds

 

Hop on left foot

(repeat)

 

Hop on right foot (repeat)

 

Squat for 30 seconds (repeat)

 

Run on the spot for 30 seconds (repeat)

 

20 sit ups/crunches

 

20 burpees

 

20 lunges

 

Ride you scooter

 

 

Go on your roller skates

 

Do some active housework (hoovering/sweeping)

 

Play Simon says with exercises

 

Play badminton

 

 

Our aim is to have fun while keeping active 

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