Let's move and play! Frogs on sinking lily pads
Children are natural movers and it’s important for your child’s health to move and play, every day. This video teaches children of all ages how to play a game called “frogs on sinking lily pads”. It encourages children to move and play, and also incorporates tossing bean bags, counting and teamwork. The Frogs on Sinking Lily Pads game is part of the Coordinated Approach to Child Health (CATCH) – Early Childhood curriculum. This video was produced, in part, by the Nebraska Nutrition Education Program.
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[00:00:00.000](Happy upbeat music)
[00:00:12.369]Hey everybody, it's a beautiful day today!
[00:00:14.800]My name is Hallie and that is Avery.
[00:00:19.301](Woman Behind Camera) - Say hi Avery!
[00:00:22.059]♪ What's the weather? ♪
[00:00:24.193]♪ What's the weather? ♪
[00:00:25.470]♪What's the weather? What's the weather like today? ♪
[00:00:28.247]♪Is it cloudy, is it windy, what's the weather like today? ♪
[00:00:34.298][Woman Behind camera] Avery what's the weather like today?
[00:00:37.636][woman Behind Camera] And what?
[00:00:40.287][Woman Behind Camera] Cloudy!
[00:00:41.311]It's not sunny, it's cloudy and a little bit windy
[00:00:45.496]Today we are going to play a game
[00:00:48.240]that is called Frogs on Sinking Lily Pads.
[00:00:53.390]It's super fun!
[00:00:55.707][Woman Behind Camera] All right everybody
[00:00:56.900]we're going to do an activity
[00:00:58.030]called Frogs on Sinking Lily Pads.
[00:01:04.270][Woman Behind Camera] All right
[00:01:06.259]let's see what we have in order to set up.
[00:01:07.092]We have a..
[00:01:08.009]We have some polly cones, or some polly spots on the outside
[00:01:13.410]to make a track around our driveway.
[00:01:16.450]What do you have in your hands?
[00:01:19.842][Woman Behind Camera] Three beanbags.
[00:01:21.250]These are our, what are the beanbags?
[00:01:25.025][Woman Behind Camera] Frogs, okay.
[00:01:25.858]In the center of our space we have three hula hoops.
[00:01:32.800]We are going to parade around our track
[00:01:37.740]and then when we stop I will say, what?
[00:01:42.591][Woman Behind Camera] Freeze.
[00:01:43.880]When we freeze we will throw our frogs.
[00:01:46.980]After we throw our frogs
[00:01:48.500]we're going to try to sink our lily pads.
[00:01:53.250]It takes five frogs to sink a lily pad.
[00:01:57.120]I thought four?
[00:01:58.704][Woman Behind Camera] Nope. Five frogs to sink a lily pad
[00:02:01.521]since we have more beanbags.
[00:02:02.354]So let's begin by parading around our track. Parade around!
[00:02:08.470]You can walk around the track
[00:02:11.012](happy upbeat music)
[00:02:12.760]You can jump around the track
[00:02:15.180](happy upbeat music)
[00:02:18.540]Good job. You can skip around the track.
[00:02:21.530]All right, freeze!
[00:02:24.620]Freeze. Good job.
[00:02:26.660]Okay now throw your frogs!
[00:02:29.824](happy upbeat music)
[00:02:34.557]Trying to get five frogs on a lily pad to sink it.
[00:02:37.179](happy upbeat music)
[00:02:44.570]Okay Reese can you be our counter?
[00:02:47.740][Woman Behind Camera] All right let's count them.
[00:02:50.179]One, two, three, four, five.
[00:02:56.085]Did we sink our lily pad?
[00:02:59.437][Woman Behind Camera] Woo okay
[00:03:00.403]put that one outside of our track
[00:03:02.074]Hallie, how many frogs do we have in the orange lily pad?
[00:03:07.030][Woman Behind Camera] One. Did we sink our lily pad?
[00:03:09.947][Woman Behind Camera] No. Leave it there.
[00:03:11.254]Okay Avery, can you help me count?
[00:03:14.472][Woman Behind Camera] Okay!
[00:03:15.474]how many beanbags do we have on our lily pad?
[00:03:18.740][Woman Behind Camera and Avery] One, two, three.
[00:03:22.898][Woman Behind Camera] Did we sink our lily pad?
[00:03:25.978][Woman Behind Camera] No!
[00:03:26.811][Woman Behind Camera] And we'll start over
[00:03:28.607]this time we have two lily pads
[00:03:30.560]and we have to get five bean bags on each lily pad.
[00:03:34.120]Now begin by parading around again.
[00:03:37.187](upbeat happy music)
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