Like "Mother, May I?", this following directions tag game focuses on gross motor skills, but to the theme Itsy Bitsy Spider. Fun indoors or outside!
Does your child have trouble holding a pencil? Is writing an excruciating task? The key is to build up those hand muscles! This water relay race can help.
These bean bag games are a fun and inexpensive way to keep your first grader learning! Work on social skills, coordination, math, or even spelling!
Kids get in lots of letter learning as they play this fun twist on regular tag, which engages their minds as well as their bodies.
This copying game is like a hopped up version of Simon Says, but it lets kids use their bodies to practice patterning, a key skill in early math.
In this variation on musical chairs, no one gets kicked "out" of the game -- instead, they get to tell other kids what to do!
This variation on the classic group game "Mother, May I?" can be played with one or more child and involves continual participation.
Here's Twist 'N Turn: let your preschooler or pre-kindergartener be outside and active while learning about shapes, colors, directions, and word recognition.
In this leap frog activity, your child will use her muscles to jump over her friends and onto lily pads as she practices number recognition.
With this "tightrope" game, your child will practice balancing skills and gain experience with the directions forward, backward, and sideways.