Go the Distance!
The Challenge: Can you plan, track, and break your own records right from the comfort of your own home?
Materials and Equipment
Start your own book of records! Instead of competing against other people, set a challenge for yourself, and see if you are able to beat your own record.
Here are some ideas to get you started:
Most socks you can put on one foot in 30 seconds.
Most t-shirts you can put on in 1 minute.
Most toilet paper rolls balanced on top of your head in 30 seconds.
Greatest distance you can walk with a book balanced on your head without it falling off.
Tallest toilet paper tower you can construct in 30 seconds.
Most dominoes you can stack in 1 minute.
Tallest house of cards you can build with playing cards.
Tallest stable tower constructed out of building blocks in 5 minutes.
Most jumps while jump roping for 1 minute.
Most rotations while hula hooping for 1 minute.
Longest time you are able to stand on just one foot.
Most number of times you can complete a hopscotch grid and run back to the start in 1 minute.
Most books you can read in a week.
Longest you can go without an error in a typing game such as Keyboard Jump.
Most state capitals (or states, presidents, countries, etc.) you can name without error.
Longest word you can make in a word game (e.g. Bananagrams, Boggle, Scrabble).
Questions to Think About Afterwards
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