Neuro-Muscular Skill (Climbing) Physical Development Kindergarten Age 5 First Term Lesson Notes Week 7

Subject: Physical Development

Class: Kindergarten

Term: First Term

Week: Week 7

Topic: Neuro-Muscular Skill (Climbing)

Duration: 30 minutes

Behavioural Objectives:

  • Participate in kid’s climber activities in the school compound with adequate supervision from their instructors.

Set Induction: Welcome, children! Today, we will learn about climbing. Climbing is a fun activity that helps make our muscles strong and improves our balance.

Entry Behaviour: Students have basic experience with playground activities and movement exercises.

Building Background / Connection to Prior Knowledge: We’ve been practicing different movements like hopping and throwing. Today, we’ll climb like explorers on an adventure!

Embedded Core Skills:

  • Gross motor skills
  • Coordination
  • Problem-solving

Learning Resources and Materials:

  • Slides
  • Open space or field
  • Video clips of climbing activities
  • Ladders
  • Ropes
  • Swings
  • Flashcards
  • Climbing toys

Instructional Materials:

  • Visual aids demonstrating climbing techniques
  • Safety equipment (helmets, mats)


  1. Introduction to climbing and its benefits.
  2. Demonstration of climbing techniques.
  3. Guided practice on various climbing equipment with supervision.

Explanation: Climbing helps us develop our muscles and improve our coordination. It allows us to satisfy our curiosity and sense of adventure. We will practice climbing on different equipment like ladders, ropes, and slides.


  1. Climbing helps us make our ______ strong. a) muscles b) ears c) eyes d) hands
  2. When we climb, we need to use our ______. a) legs b) ears c) nose d) teeth
  3. Climbing can be done on ______. a) ladders b) books c) tables d) chairs
  4. We should always climb with ______. a) supervision b) eyes closed c) one hand d) no help
  5. Climbing improves our ______. a) balance b) sleeping c) eating d) talking

Class Activity Discussion:

  1. Why is climbing important for us?
    • Answer: Climbing helps make our muscles strong and improves our balance.
  2. What should we do before we start climbing?
    • Answer: Make sure we have adult supervision and safety equipment.
  3. Can we climb on anything?
    • Answer: No, we should only climb on safe equipment like ladders, ropes, and slides.
  4. How does climbing help our brains?
    • Answer: Climbing helps us solve problems and think creatively.
  5. Should we climb alone?
    • Answer: No, we should always climb with supervision to stay safe.
  6. What should we do if we feel scared while climbing?
    • Answer: Stop and ask for help from an adult.
  7. How can we practice climbing safely?
    • Answer: Use safety equipment and follow the instructions from our teacher.
  8. What do we need to remember about our hands and feet while climbing?
    • Answer: Use both hands and feet to hold on tightly and move carefully.
  9. Why do we use ropes and ladders for climbing?
    • Answer: They are safe tools that help us practice climbing skills.
  10. Can climbing be fun and educational?
    • Answer: Yes, climbing is fun and helps us learn new skills.


  1. Step 1: Introduction: Let’s talk about climbing. Climbing helps us get stronger and better at balancing.
  2. Step 2: Demonstration: Watch as I show you how to climb on this ladder safely. Remember to use both your hands and feet.
  3. Step 3: Guided Practice: Now it’s your turn! We’ll practice climbing with supervision. Let’s try using the ladder and the ropes.

Teacher’s Activities:

  • Demonstrate climbing techniques on ladders and ropes.
  • Guide students as they practice climbing.
  • Ensure all students are using equipment safely and correctly.

Learners’ Activities:

  • Watch the demonstration and listen to instructions.
  • Practice climbing on the provided equipment with supervision.
  • Follow safety guidelines and take turns.

Assessment: Observe students’ climbing skills and ensure they follow safety guidelines.

Conclusion: Today, we learned how to climb safely and improve our muscles and balance. Remember to always climb with adult supervision and use the proper equipment. Great job, everyone!

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