Hula hoops can be a lot of fun for kids. They are a great toy for any age because of the endless opportunities for them to use them. This makes it the perfect game for kids in a park, at home, or even at school. Whether you are just looking for a fun activity for your kids, or find a creative use for the hula hoops you have, this blog post will have some hilarious ideas for you.
Hula Hoop Croquet
Croquet is one of those classic games from the English countryside that has been played since the time of Charles Dickens. But the game seems to have gone by the wayside in the US. It’s time to bring the game back, and The Crafting Chicks just may have the answer. If you too are needing a new game to play with your kids, then you need to try a modified version of croquet.
Hula Hoop Ring Toss
Bean bags can be a fun children’s game that can be brought to the backyard or even indoors. However, they won’t last long with their unpredictable playing environment. So instead of purchasing bean bags, make your own that are machine washable and reusable. Karin Jordan Studio will give you some tips and tricks on how to make your own bean bags.
Giant Bubble Experiment
Everyone agrees that bubbles are totally cool. If you’re looking for a fun and interactive way to teach about density, you’ll love this experiment. Science Sparks will show you how to make a giant bubble that’s over 3 feet (1 meter) tall!
The holidays are a perfect time for playing around with old things and creating new projects. For her Halloween costume, Finding Bonggamom was able to reuse many old things to create a customized shower costume.
Hula Hut Throwdown
One of the issues that educators face when trying to design a game for their students is that they are in need of finding a balance between skill levels, interests, and the “never ending” feel of the game. This is where Hula Hoop Throwdown by The Physical Education Specialist comes in.
Learning to Jump Rope
Jumping rope is a great addition to any pre-school or primary PE program, but when doing a jump rope unit with young children, explicit teaching strategies on how to move the rope around their body and learning the timing needed for the rope to make a complete pass. This video offers some teaching strategies using a hula hoop.
Building A Snowman
Teaching winter time activities can be difficult. Try teaching this winter game by S&S Blog. The game is simple. Have the students build their snowman and the game is finished when their snowman is complete. The kids loved it!
It doesn’t get much easier than this if you want to have a Backyard Olympics! All you need for supplies are bean bags (or rolled up socks if you don’t have bean bags), a tape measure, and a hula hoop (optional).
Hula Hoop Pass
Games are always a fun addition to any family gathering. They help to pass the time and help children learn about the world around them. They also provide a platform for socializing and conversation. Children get a chance to learn about co-operation and one another. Games are a great way to help children learn how to share and socialize with one another.
Hula Hoop Hopscotch
This fun and competitive game is perfect for the spring season or summertime, and it is easy to set up. You can also do this game in a larger space and make it more challenging. This game and more can be found at Playground Parkbench.
We hope you enjoyed following along with our list of 10 fun and interesting things you can do with hula hoops. We have also provided some resources to help you get started. Remember, you are never too old too try playing with a hula hoop.
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