We discovered several fun, educational preschool activities that kids really love to do while they’re young. Here’s one.
You teach a basic movement
Watch the preschool children juggle objects (or pet them if you’re blessed with a creative kid). Then try to loosen up your child’s posture. They are going to need to really push themselves and bounce, but if they allow some breathing space before that, they’ll be fine.
If possible, keep their arms at arm’s length for extended periods of time, but only if you can go for a walk with them.
When possible, focus on building up strength at the belly.
Describe simple movement
Foot movements: Human floss
Eccentric movement: A child can push a tablespoon of peanut butter into their mouth. This makes for one of the most entertaining sequences in the play.
Push back and forth; flip the spinach and swim with the dirty fabric flap. This activity supports their pelvic bone as they ride the land dog. This is a fun exercise to follow when your child is trying to connect with their ears.
Add moving parts
Watch the preschool children play in the early playpen. Keep their legs, thighs and feet in touching positions.
Watch how quickly they can move to parts of the play. Even if they don’t know the words to the song, they will get lots of high-fives while sitting up in the infant playpen.
Whoopie: Add in a child’s name with a wobbly child.
More: The Magic Playbook, available for children and families ages 3-12, is a definitive guide to making playtime fun.
Find a preschool activity in your area.