Body and Mind

HIIT Homework

Stick on your favourite upbeat playlist and try out these exercises one after the other. To give yourself a bigger challenge, do each circuit twice or three times or more!

Session 1 – 5 x 25 Session 2 – legs moving Session 3 – up and down
25 jumping jacks
25 squats
25 seconds run on the spot
25 push ups
25 seconds plank
30 seconds run on the spot
30 seconds high knees
30 seconds jumping jacks
30 seconds butt kicks
30 seconds jog on the spot
30 seconds jumping jacks
30 seconds mountain climbers
30 seconds run on the spot
30 seconds plank
30 seconds burpees!

Have a family disco

Stick on your favourite tunes and bop around the room for 20 minutes!


Visit the website GoNoodle for lots of activities from Zumba, free dancing to Mindfulness.


Lots of activities online for Mindfulness with Children. GoNoodle is one example. Here’s another link to a YouTube video for another example.

Yoga with Kids

Cosmic Kids Yoga: Yoga, mindfulness and relaxation designed specially for kids aged 3+, used in schools and homes all over the world

Get Outside

Try out as many of these exercises outside (keeping social distance!) that you can and tell your teacher which ones you’ve done.

Cycle your bike for 10 minutes
Go for a walk
Ride your scooter for 10 minutes
Draw your own hopscotch with chalk and play
Throw a ball against a wall and catch with
a) 2 hands, b) one hand
Create your own obstacle course
Run for 5 minutes without stopping
10 minutes of free play outside
Skip with a rope for 3/4/5 minutes without stopping
Jump on your trampoline
Walk your dog
Bubble bashing – get someone to blow bubbles for you to try and burst all of them
Do 3 laps of your house or up and down the hall 10 times
Keepie uppies – how many can you do in a row?Skip sideways up and down the garden 5 times
Bounce a basketball/football 10/20/30/40 times without stopping
Solo a football with your right foot, then left foot x5
Pass/kick a ball against a wall
If you have a hurley & helmet, practise roll lift, jab lift, strike against a wall (mind the windows!)