Tuesday, December 21, 2010
Day 355 - Christmas Gym Show
Peg, who is also the gym teacher at our school, always has such creative and fun ideas. This year she had the idea of having a Christmas Gym Show instead of a concert. It was a welcome change and the kids and adults had a wonderful time. The theme of the show was 'the power of play'. Each class demonstrated a game or activity played in the gym or outside. The activities included such things as jump rope, parachute, basketball, various tag games, high jump, snowball fight (paper snowballs only), and schlockey. As you might guess from the name and the picture, schlockey is a variant of hockey. It can be played indoors or outdoors. There are four players, two on each team, and as in hockey the goal is to get the puck into your opponent's goal. You can purchase the frames at various places but they're quite expensive. Luckily for us, we have a handy janitor who builds them for us and let's us use his old broom handles for sticks. If you're looking for a game kids can play outside during the winter you might want to check this one out.