To take part in the 'pair your socks' challenge all you need is a maximum of 10 pairs of socks and something to collect your socks in. Place your sock collector (I used an upturned box lid) in front of you, then unpair your socks and place 1 sock around 2 steps to the left of you and the other 2 steps to the right of you. Stand facing your sock collector, you then have 30 seconds to collect as many pairs of socks as you can. To do this you quickly sidestep in both directions to pick up a pair of socks and collect them in the your collector, before continuing and collecting the next pair. You can only pick up 1 sock at a time and you continue until the time runs out.
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If you would like to share your attempts at each challenge you can ask the grown ups in your household to film you or take a photo of you doing the challenge and then send it in to Mr Thomas at email@example.com along with your score and possibly a write up about how the challenge went in your household.