Elephants

Elephants Curriculum

Boys & Girls, Ages 4-5


Cognitive
  • Number Recognition (1-15)
  • Positions: Tuck, Pike, Straddle, Table Top, Seal Stretch, Candlestick, Bridge, and Lunge
  • Independently Move Through an Obstacle course
  • Equipment Recognition: Vault, Bars, Beam, Floor
Locomotor
  • Chassé Left & Right
  • Skipping
  • Bear Crawls
  • Crab Walks
  • Open Close
  • Frog Jumps
  • Bunny Hops
  • Hopping/Jumping Forward & Backward, Left & Right
Playground
  • Climb Up & Down
  • Climb Side to Side (stall bars)
  • Climb Over, Under, & Through Obstacles
  • Skin-the-Cat
  • Hang on the Bar
  • Go Down the Slide
  • Monkey Bars
  • Throw & Catch
Gymnastics
  • Floor
    • Forward & Backward Rolls (on wedge mat w/spot)
    • Cartwheel
    • Shoelace Handstand (block)
    • Donkey Kicks
    • Tuck & Straddle Jumps (floor)
  • Trampoline/Tumble Track
    • Seat Drop, Straddle, Pike, & Jump Full Turn
  • Beam
    • Forward, Backward, Sideways, & Flamingo Walks
    • Arabesque (hold for 3 sec)
    • Jump to stick: Straight, Tuck, & Straddle
  • Bars
    • Swing in Tuck or Pike Position (trapeze)
    • Bat Hang
    • Tuck Hold (5 sec)
    • Kickover (spot)
    • Monkey Walks Left & Right
    • Bear Walks Across P-Bars
  • Vault
    • Jump from Block, Punch, Stick
    • Run, Hurdle, Punch, Stick
    • Forward Roll from Board to Wedge