Off the Couch! 9 Games That Make Exercise Fun

Try these great games to have ridiculous amounts of fun while learning and using up all that extra energy!

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Jump Rope The Days of the Week!

Jump Rope The Days of the Week!

Here are two fun, rhythmic jump rope chants to help your first grader learn the days of the week, practice reading skills, and stay fit!
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Tape Letter Learning

Tape Letter Learning

In these three games, children work on letter recognition skills with the help of some tape, music, and a few stuffed animal friends.
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Picture This! An Outdoor Game

Picture This! An Outdoor Game

This outdoor game will help your child practice observational skills and visual identification while working in some exercise, too!
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Jump to It!: A Counting Game

Jump to It!: A Counting Game

This very physical game gets math off the page and into the real world-- and it works on number sense and estimation, key skills for kindergarten readiness.
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Musical Statues

Musical Statues

This simple movement activity helps improve listening skills, as your child will be required to discriminate between sound and silence.
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Musical Magical Hoops

Musical Magical Hoops

This fun game tests your child's memory and helps him recognize colors, listen well, discriminate between sound and silence, and stop and start on signal.
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Twist 'N Turn

Twist 'N Turn

Here's Twist 'N Turn: let your preschooler or pre-kindergartener be outside and active while learning about shapes, colors, directions, and word recognition.
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Patterns on the Move

Patterns on the Move

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.
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Bean Bag Challenges

Bean Bag Challenges

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!
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