In the forest we always practice going up and down the steep banks with a rope. This helps to develop the children’s strength and helps them to take responsible risks.
When we are nearly back to the tennis courts, at the end of the morning, we always have a ‘go’ on the roly poly hills.
In order for children to be able to sit still (eg. Mat time) they first must learn to move in increasing complex ways and develop their sense of balance.