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PURPOSE: To allow children improve their motor planning skills while running, jumping or stepping over an obstacle.
Water noodles (discount store).
20-ounce plastic bottles (recycle from garbage).
Cones (most schools have these).
1.Cut a water noodle (6' long and 5" diameter foam floating toy) in half.
2.Take an empty plastic bottle and cut both ends off with a utility knife.
3.Then on one end of the bottle cut a U shape to place the 3-foot noodle.
4. Tape the bottle to the middle of the noodle. It should be a "T" shape when completed. The hurdle should stand by itself.
5.Place hurdles on cones of various sizes to meet the needs of students.
6.Another option to adjust hurdle height is to use various sizes of plastic water or pop bottles.
Estimated cost $2.00
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