66Term 4 Grade 3 Physical Education 20 hours Recommended resources In addition to the standard resources for Life Skills you will need: Large buckets with water Mini cricket equipment Tennis set Gym mats The following content is to be covered over the course of the term. Select Life Skills topics for the term to provide the context for Physical Education lessons, where appropriate. Alternative activities and school sports may also be included. Adapt activities for disabled learners. Loco motor •Follows visual instructions (hand/body signals, pictures) to walk, run, jump, skip, climb, etc. Children walk in a circle joining hands. They vary the size of the circle and the number of circles, and change direction of the movement of the circle, move circles through and around each other. Perceptual Motor •Shadow imitations: one child is the shadow of another child and copies movements. •Tennis: Forehand, backhand and volley. •Cricket: Batting, bowling, field work and wicket keeping. Rhythm •Rhythmic sequence with or without apparatus. Coordination •Gymnastics: Forward and backward rolls. •Swimming: Gliding, buoyancy, kicking and paddling and arm action. Balance •Balancing on one and two feet on objects, and balancing bean bags and other objects on head or in hands. •Gymnastics: Head stand, hand stand, crap stand. Spatial Orientation •Obstacle course. •Swimming: Confidence exercises to overcome water phobia such as putting eyes and ears in the water, breathing exercises. Laterality •Swimming: Kicking making similar actions with L/R legs; arm actions making similar actions with L/R arms. Sports and Games •Water games- Ring a Ring a Rosie; giant steps; races etc. •Three legged games. •Catch the dragon tale. •Tennis set. •Mini cricket.