Have the students organise a class/school Skipathon by:
Deciding on a day and time
Choosing events that will be included, e.g. How long can we skip without stopping? How many times can we skip in one minute?
Students can time or count skips forwards/backwards/number of people who skip together etc.
Organise for a parent or teacher to be the judge and award certificates to all participants (students can design these themselves)
Students can take photos and write up the results for the school newsletter or local paper.
Make a book of skipping rhymes, check out websites such as Skipping Songs and Singing Games that have a list of skipping and clapping rhymes.
Invent your own skipping rhyme and routine.
Research skipping - where did it start? How long has it been around? Students can write an article for the school newsletter.
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