Turn around the clock

Time to use your feet to tell time to the o’clock by quickly turning and twisting your body.  It is also a fun way to teach telling time.

Where to play

Open area inside the house or outside in the backyard/driveway/sidewalk

Safety Tip

Try and make sure your space is clear of other objects

Supplies

  • Sidewalk chalk or paint (if outdoors)
  • Marker and paper (if indoors)

Directions

Step 1

Draw or mark on a piece of paper, the hours of a clock in a clockwise position on the ground.

Step 2

Begin standing with your feet together in the centre of the clock facing the number 12.

Step 3

At the leader’s command, each child will turn a foot towards the hour.

Step 4

While in motion, swing the other foot, hip, upper body and head around until feet are parallel.

Step 5

Challenge yourself! On command, turn your feet to the hour as quickly as you can.

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