Jumping in and out of elastics at knee-height....
...is not always as easy as it looks!
Children learn to play together using this 'parachute'.
Hand-clap games can improve co-ordination, memory and sociability.
The brightly-coloured hoppers are a popular choice with pupils
A co-ordinated approach is very important in politics - and the playground, as Education Minister Jane Davidson discovers.
Skipping, one of the oldest childhood games, is great for a quick work-out.