Kickboard scramble

How to play:

The objective of this game is to develop confidence in shallow water.

  • Each group starts at opposite sides of the teaching area.
  • An uneven number of kickboards (or other equipment) are placed in the center.
  • On teacher’s signal, all students race to collect one board each, which they take back to their base.
  • The winning team will have at least one more board than the other.


Kickboards (can be replaced by other equipment, e.g. balls, toys and so forth).


Number: Up to 10.

Organization: Split students into two even teams.

Area: Shallow water (clearly defined area).