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

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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

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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

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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.

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  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

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I have 3 boys ages 1-5 yr and they never STOP!  I know all kids like to go, go, go but all kids are a little different too.  Mine never stay still and always like to be busy doing something.  I can not say much as they take after me.  I eat standing up and

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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

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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

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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

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We love simple water play at my house.  It has always been one thing I could setup that all the kids could enjoy together.   Water play is a great sensory experience for the kids.  Playing in water never seems to get old and there are so many ways

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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.

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