Rolling Down A Hill

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Skill: Balance

10 minutes

Requirements

• Small hill or incline outdoors covered in soft, dry grass

Instructions

  1. Get your child to stretch out at the top of a small grass hill, arms above head.
  2. Encourage your child to roll down the hill like a log.

    TIP: Remove jewelry and wear comfortable clothing.

    TIP: Make sure there are no sharp objects, rocks or obstacles in the grass.

Variations

Benefits

This activity develops body proprioception and balance as kids roll because they learn how to differentiate up from down even when it keeps changing.

Suggested Age3-6 years