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Grade Level: K-2

A red, orange, yellow, green, blue, and purple hoop will be spread out across the gym, one of each color. Next to each hoop is the corresponding color cone. Each cone has a photo of an animal taped to it that is the same color as the hoop and cone (for example, red panda for the red cone, tiger for orange, giraffe for yellow, alligator for green, blue whale for blue, and snake for purple). As many balls as possible will be spread out across the gym floor as well, only the colors red, orange, yellow, blue, and purple. The goal is for the students to dribble the balls into the correct color hoops, so all the red balls end up in the red hoops, all the orange balls in the orange hoops, etc. Introduce the activity by asking if they know what a zookeeper is – we are going to be zookeepers today! Explain that all of the animals (balls) escaped from their homes and we must help them find their way back. It is also fun to give a few animal facts about each of the animals at the “zoo.” Allow the kids to spread out, find an animal to save, and start when the music starts. The round ends when all of the animals are back in their homes.

SHAPE Grade level Outcomes:


Taps or dribbles a ball using the inside of the foot while walking in general space. (S1.E18.1)

Dribbles with the feet in general space with control of ball and body. (S1.E18.2)