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Activities for kids

The fun activities below help kids to develop the fundamental movement skills that provide an early foundation for physical literacy. You can search these activities according to child age and movement skill using the sorting tool above.

  • Animal Friends

    Skill: Balance

    15 minutes

    This activity develops coordination and balance as kids try to imitate the movements of different animals.

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  • Balance Poses

    Skill: Balance

    10 minutes

    This activity develops coordination and balance.

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  • Basic Pedal Biking

    Skill: Balance

    30 minutes

    This activity develops dynamic balance and coordination essential for long-term success in cycling.

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  • Bear Crawl

    Skill: Balance

    10 minutes

    This activity develops coordination, balance, and strength as kids try to imitate the movements of a bear.

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  • Crab Walk

    Skill: Balance

    15 minutes

    This activity develops coordination, balance, and strength as kids try to imitate the movements of a crab.

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  • Float the pond

    Skill: Balance

    10 minutes

    This activity develops coordination and balance as kids have to constantly bend and balance on one foot.

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  • Growing Flowers

    Skill: Balance

    10 minutes

    This activity develops coordination and balance as kids try to imagine and imitate the movement of a flower as it grows and blossoms.

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  • Mirror Mirror

    Skill: Balance

    10 minutes

    This activity develops coordination and balance as kids try to imitate the movements of their parent or play partner.

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  • Rolling Down A Hill

    Skill: Balance

    10 minutes

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

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  • Tightrope

    Skill: Balance

    15 minutes

    This activity develops coordination and balance as kids try to walk a straight line on a rope lying on the ground.

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  • Toddler Balance Walk

    Skill: Balance

    10 minutes

    This activity develops dynamic balance in preparation for all walking and running activities at older ages.

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  • Toddler Biking

    Skill: Balance

    30 minutes

    This activity develops balance, coordination, and strength in the legs in preparation for more advanced cycling activities at older ages.

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  • Toddler Obstacle Course

    Skill: Balance

    15 minutes

    This activity develops agility, balance, and coordination as your child moves through the obstacle course.

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  • Toddler Stair Climbing

    Skill: Balance

    10 minutes

    This activity develops dynamic balance in preparation for all walking and running activities at older ages.

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  • Twist and Shout

    Skill: Balance

    10 minutes

    This activity develops coordination and balance as kids shift their weight from one foot to the other while twisting their body through a dynamic range of motion.

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  • Wheelbarrow Walking

    Skill: Balance

    10 minutes

    This activity develops coordination, balance, and strength as kids imitate the movement of a wheelbarrow.

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