Gross motor skills are used in the large muscle groups such as the arms, legs, and, torso. Gross motor activities are often a go to idea for my high energy kids. We can work on improving their gross motor skills and burn off some energy all in one! One
I have been wanting to add tree stumps to our outside playspace for a few years now. I got lucky and my inlaws had to cut down a tree. They already knew I had been on the lookout for tree stumps. They brought us 5! Yay, I was so
My kids always get more excited about the bubble wrap that comes in packages than the item inside. Needless to say, sometimes the item inside might not be to their liking. But even if it is a toy… they still want the bubble wrap first. We got a fun
This month we are taking part in the Gross Motor A-Z Blog Hop hosted by Still Playing School head over to see all the fun ideas for this blog hop. My kids are high energy, I never hide that. They move from sun up until sun down at night.
My kids love to throw the ball around. It seems to be more fun in the house even though they know it is not allowed, lol. So this afternoon I set them up a gross motor activity tossing the ball OUTSIDE. Now everyone was happy. The Gross Motor Water Play
This week is all about Gross Motor Skills for the Spring Activities for Kids series brought to you by Learn Play Imagine and us, FSPDT. We got stuck inside during an ice storm and what better way to keep the kids busy than with a fun butterfly number and
My oldest(3yr) loves to throw balls and dance with his bean bag to The Bean Bag Boogie! We have a basket we keep our bean bags in. This way we know where they are when we need to dance! My youngest(1yr), who is now getting more and more involved in
I have been thinking of ideas for a fun and easy alphabet activity for the kids. I love to find easy ways to help make learning fun for the kids. This alphabet sort and fine motor skills activity is just that, fun and easy. This did not take long
I am always looking for something to entertain my kids. My boys are full of energy and always on the go. We can go through numerous activities before breakfast some days. We are an everyday family so my kids have toys, books, watch movies,etc. This day was like any other the kids
Last year I really wanted to make the classic pom pom shooter with my boys. Traditionally I have seen the shooters made out of plastic cups. I set out to try this with much disappointment. It just didn’t work for us. After a moment of clarity while putting clothes in the dryer, I knew just what I would do.
We are still obsessed with our pool noodle pom pom shooters. We get them out on days mommy needs a minute to get stuff done or we can not get outside… The older boys 6yr and 3.5yr are really good with them. Baby brother is 2yr and we are
My kids never sit still for long. I am always looking for simple yet fun ways to keep them busy. Gross motor activities are great to keep them moving and improving their large muscle groups. This snowman ball toss game was a great gross motor activity that kept them
For us, Thanksgiving is our next fall holiday! I love spending time with my family for a great meal on Thanksgiving day. Not that we ever need an excuse to get together for a meal. As much as I enjoy spending time with my entire family I absolutely adore