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Standing Long Jump


Physical: jumping over long distances, balance, upper and lower limb coordination, power

Cognitive: selective attention, sustained attention

Social: turn taking

Number of participants:

1 or more


  • measuring tape
  • ruler


  • child stands and jumps forward as far as possible

Modifications to make the activity easier:

Change the environment:

  • provide a visual cue/target for the child to jump to decrease cognitive demand 
  • provide verbal cuing for child to use their arms for momentum to decrease cognitive demand

Modifications to make the activity harder:

Change the task: have the child jump a long distance several times in a row to increase physical demand

Goal examples:

  • the child will jump a distance of 1m, 3 times in a row
  • I can jump with two feet together