Our Previous Challenges
Our challenge on Friday 15th March 2018 was...
Cereal Pick Up
How to play: Place a cardboard cereal box in front of you. The player tries to pick the cereal box up using only their mouth. They must keep both hands behind their back and knees must not touch the floor at any time. Each time a player is successful reduce the size of the cereal box so that it stands lower to the ground.
Our challenge on Friday 8th March 2018 was...
Go for a brisk walk with a family member
How fast can you walk and for how long?
Try to capture a photo of something unusual when you're out and about.
Our challenge on Friday 2nd February 2018 was...
Commit to Five-A-Day for the next five days
Try your hardest for the next five days to get as near as possible to the recommended five items of fruit and/or vegetables per day.
Our challenge on Friday 19th January 2018 was...
Be media free
How long can you resist the appeal of your media devices?
(TV, tablets and phones)
Our challenge on Friday 12th January 2018 was...
Replace sugary drinks with water
How many sugary drinks can you manage to avoid?
In December the children were challenged with 24 things to try before the end of term!
See Facebook page to recap all 24 challenges
Our challenge on Friday 24th November 2017 was...
Every time you brush your teeth can you do so standing on your left leg only?
Try to beat your best time every day
If it's too easy, try holding your other leg out behind you while balancing and brushing
Our challenge on Friday 17th November 2017 was...
Hold the longest plank
Try to beat your best time every day
Why not compete against another member of the family?
*See FNT sheet for the range of planks you may wish to try
Our challenge on Friday 10th November 2017 was...
Get dressed every day faster than the day before
Why not race against another member of the family?
Our challenge on Friday 3rd November 2017 was...
To Design Your Own Obstacle Course
Build it in the house or build it outside.
Try it out with more than three people.
Try to design a course that forces you to move in different ways.
Our challenge on Friday 13th October 2017 was...
Against the clock!!!
Level 1 - How many step ups can you do in 30 seconds?*
Level 2 - How long can you hang using your hands to hold your weight?
Level 3 - How many times can you leap frog an object(s) in 30 seconds?
*For step ups use the bottom step on a staircase. Using a walking or running action the aim is to continuously plant two feet on and off the step. Score one point every time you successfully plant two feet on top of the step.
Our challenge on Friday 6th October 2017 was...
Try these fun balloon games on your own, with family or with friends…
Level 1 - Set up and play balloon tennis in the house.
Level 2 - Try to burst a balloon using only a sports ball.
Level 3 - Blow up 2 or 3 balloons and challenge yourself to keep all balloons off the ground for as long as possible.
Our challenge on Friday 29th September 2017 was...
Get outdoors and try this blast of activity…
Level 1 - Find a really big hill and run from bottom to top.
Level 2 - Find a stream or river to skim and chuck stones into.
Level 3 - Find a tree to climb.
Our challenge on Friday 22nd September 2017 was...
When watching TV try to keep a balloon off the ground (without holding) for...
Level 1 - ...the full intro of the next programme.
Level 2 - ...an entire advert break.
Level 3 - ...an entire children's TV show.
Additional challenge: Try to use as many different parts of the body as possible.
Our challenge on Friday 15th September 2017 was...
Every time you brush your teeth can you do so standing on your right leg only?
Level 1 - Brush and balance for 20seconds
Level 2 - Brush and balance for 40seconds
Level 3 - Brush and balance for 60seconds +