The Primary Athletics Pack is an all-in-one, fun-filled kit designed to introduce young participants to the world of athletics. This pack has been specially curated to ensure safety while providing junior versions of popular athletic equipment. It's perfect for schools, clubs, or even for fun-filled family activities. Let's take a closer look at what's included and how each item contributes to physical education and skills development.
- 4 Foam Discus in Team Colours: Ideal for teaching the fundamentals of the discus throw in a safe manner.
- 6 Foam Javelins (90cm): These offer an introductory experience to javelin throwing, designed for ease of use and safety.
- 4 Foam Shots in Team Colours: Provides a safer alternative to traditional shot puts, perfect for beginners.
- 6 Plastic Relay Batons (Junior): Specially designed for smaller hands, these batons are perfect for team relay events.
- 4 Plastic Hurdles (6") and 4 Plastic Hurdles (12"): These hurdles come in two different heights to add varying levels of difficulty for hurdle races.
- 6 Pop-Up Cones (9" Fluorescent Orange): Useful for marking boundaries or creating obstacle courses.
- 12 Spacemarkers: For marking specific points on the field for various activities.
Measurement and Timing:
- 1 Measuring Tape (ABS Open Frame, 30m): Enables accurate measurement of throws and jumps.
- 2 LCD Economy Stopwatches: Essential for timing races and tracking improvements.
- 2 Large Brass Whistles: Useful for signalling the start and finish of events.
- 1 Albion Team Holdall: A convenient bag for storing and carrying all the equipment.
Educational and Developmental Benefits:
- Promotes Physical Exercise: Gets kids active, which is beneficial for their physical health.
- Gross Motor Skills: The various activities help to develop coordination, balance, and strength.
- Teamwork: Relay races and team colours promote cooperative play and team spirit.
- Skill Development: Helps children understand the concepts of timing and distance, thanks to the stopwatches and measuring tape.
- Safety First: All equipment is made with safety in mind, making it appropriate for younger children.
- Multi-Purpose Use: The kit is versatile enough for structured physical education classes, athletic training, or free play.
Whether for use in schools, clubs, or just a day out in the park, the Primary Athletics Pack offers a full suite of activities that can educate and entertain, all while encouraging an active lifestyle and love of sports.