• Soft, dry outdoor lawn area or large carpeted floor free of obstacles
- Have your child lie on their stomach in pushup position.
- Lift your child by holding their thighs.
Get your child to “walk” using their hands.
TIP: Do not hold your child by the feet. Your child’s back will arch too much.
• If there are several children and adults present, have a wheelbarrow race over a short distance.
This activity develops coordination, balance, and strength as kids imitate the movement of a wheelbarrow.
- Skill: Balance
- 10 minutes
- Suggested age 4-8 years