Hopscotch is a traditional game, dating back to 1677 and thought to be used by the Romans to train their army with fitness and endurance. It has been known as Scotch Hobby, Hop Score and Peevers and pabats in Surrey. Hopscotch is a fun way for children to develop numeracy and counting skills as well as developing positive social play. The hopping and jumping is a great way to encourage exercise at playtimes and helps to develop fine motor skills and fitness. 3 Way Turn Hopscotch is a great way for children to play together in the school playground. This traditional game develops social development, physical activity, balance and coordination as well as adding colour to the school play area.
- Key Stage: KS1
- Play Values: Jumping, Gross Motor Skills
- Age Suitability: 5-7