Rounding Swimmers Style

Rounding Swimmers Style
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Kids love swimming almost as much as they love breathing! One day I was trying to figure out a different way to get the concept of rounding across to them, and I came up with the idea of swimmers in the water going from one buoy to the next. Here's how it works: The first swimmer is at thirteen yards. If he was to get tired he would either swim backward to the 10 yard buoy or forward to the 20 yard buoy. Since swimming backward is only three yards away, and swimming forward would be seven yards away, it would make more sense to swim backward. If not, you could drown! When doing this activity, have a spray bottle of water to allow the kids to get just a little wet as they act out the rounding problems.

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The Write Prescription/Bill MacDonald
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