Balloon Zoom

Key Stage:
  • Key Stage 1
  • Key Stage 2
  • Less than 10mins
  • Balloons
Led by:
  • Teacher
  • School staff
  • Parents
  • Self led by young people
Balloon Zoom
Downloadable PDF (e.g. resource card, lesson plan)

Activity details

A simple fast paced activity using balloons, a real favourite which develops tracking with the eye, travelling in different directions and speeds. Blow up the balloon let it go and chase as its deflates  (Please ensure players do not have latex allergies before playing).         

  • Number of participants: Group/pairs       
  • Purpose of activity: Increase pupil physical activity through a fun chasing challenge      
  • Including all pupils: STEP framework included.        
  • Pupil roles: Participant       
  • Space: Indoors / outdoors - ensure there’s enough space for players to safely chase their deflating balloon       
  • Equipment: 1 balloon per player


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