Planet Hop

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    1. Planet Hopscotch

      Students will play hopscotch (alternating hopping off of both feet and one foot) up and down the mat while announcing each planet as they land on it.

      Grade 2, Grade 3, Grade 4

    2. Planet Memorization

      Challenge students to say the planets in order as they jump down the mat without looking at what planet they are hopping on. You can also cover up the name...READ MORE

      Grade 2, Grade 3, Grade 4

    3. Planet Order Hop

      Students jump down the mat announcing first, second, third, etc. as they go. Follow up by asking students what the fourth planet from the sun is (for example). They can...READ MORE

      Grade 2, Grade 3, Grade 4

    4. Orbits

      Have students begin on the Sun. Then, they will jump to Mercury and walk a small orbit around the Sun block. Then, they will jump to Venus and walk a...READ MORE

      Grade 2, Grade 3, Grade 4

    5. Planet Facts

      Have students hop to a planet of their choice and give a fact about that planet. Encourage students to use facts that haven’t been said by other students.

      Grade 2, Grade 3, Grade 4

    6. Hidden Planet Hop

      Place sticky notes or paper over the names of each of the planets. Have a student stand at the beginning of the mat. Tell the student to jump to a...READ MORE

      Grade 2, Grade 3, Grade 4

    7. Planet From the Sun

      Place sticky notes or paper over the names of each of the planets. Have a student stand at the beginning of the mat. Ask the student to hop to a...READ MORE

      Grade 2, Grade 3, Grade 4