Heavy Work Activites

Heavy Work Activities

  • Wall Push-ups
  • Chair Push-ups
  • Wheelbarrow walk
  • Animal Walks-crab, bear, duck, etc.
  • Jumping Jacks
  • Carrying/Pushing heavy objects
  • Bear hugs
  • Sandwiching
  • Climbing or hanging on play ground equipment


Heavy Work/Movement Suggestions for in the Classroom

  • Wipe off chalk board or dry erase board
  • Put chairs up or take them down at the beginning or end of the day
  • Help rearrange desks in the classroom
  • Pass out worksheets or other materials to the class
  • Carry a weighted backpack between classes
  • Carrying heavy things like books or reams of paper to other classrooms or the office
  • Chair push-ups
  • Sharpen pencils with a manual pencil sharpener
  • Help the gym teacher move mats or equipment