Rope thief
Module type: sports Group size: up to 40 Duration: 15 min
Location: sports hall, classroom, outdoors Material: Skipping ropes Goals:warm up, introduction game, improve speed and reaction
Adapted for age: 8-18 Keywords: speed, reaction, warm up, game, sports Content: sports

Through this fun game children get to know rope skipping. Children learn how they can use ropes for different games. The game improves agility and reaction.


All players put a skipping rope behind the waistband of their shorts. Players try to steal as many ropes as possible from other players and put the stolen ropes behind the waistband as well. Children need to steal others’ ropes and watch their own ones at the same time.


What was challenging in this game?

How many ropes did you manage to steal?