Explore 20 engaging indoor activities for 6-year-olds, from sock ball rolls to balloon keep-ups. Perfect for fun-filled days indoors!
This fun and exciting scavenger hunt is the perfect activity for kids to embrace the spring season after a long and cold winter.
When you’ve got a rainy day or other circumstances keeping you inside, try these fun activities for your three-year-old!
This fun and exciting winter scavenger hunt is an excellent way for kids to explore the changes in winter weather and improve fundamental movement skills.
This fall activities scavenger hunt is a fun way for kids to explore autumn changes and practice fundamental movement skills along the way.
Cheerleading is dance, jumps, tumbling, chants, and a whole lot of smiles. Here’s how to introduce your child to the basics of the sport.
A skipping rope is such a versatile toy! Check out these eight fun games your kids can play with one indoors or out.
Here’s how to help your child master the basics of a skipping rope, so they can then try these six fun tricks!
Does your school have a nearby wooded area or forest? Use this space as an outdoor classroom during PE to build fundamental movement skills.
The latest version of the Nintendo console offers many fun exergames—active games that incorporate body movements into gameplay.
First up in our Day Camp at Home series are animal-themed games and activities that’ll keep you and your kids active, engaged, and having fun.
One way to encourage kids to play is to prompt rather than suggest. Often, the activities they find the most engaging are the ones they invent themselves.
To get kids outside and give them an all-over workout, here’s how you can create your own obstacle course.
The snow is gone, the birds are singing, and my kids are full of energy. Thankfully, spring offers many opportunities for children to get moving outdoors.
If you or your kids are trying to figure out ways to be active each day during this time of isolation, turn to the Recipe for an Active Day for ideas.
According to early childhood education expert Dawne Clark, the key is to create an enriching home environment that invites physically active play.
Here’s how I’m keeping my four-year-old daughter active during this unprecedented time.
Looking for quick and easy activities for kids? Simply print this out, cut it, fold it, and glue it into a cube—then roll for an active challenge.
Puddles provide kids with opportunities to learn about movement, the natural world, and play. Here are some tips for soaking up puddle fun.
Even while social distancing, families can get out for walks in their neighbourhood. Here are some ideas to keep things fun and fresh.
Physical education doesn’t just happen in a gymnasium. I’m a big proponent of active free play outside during physical education (PE) class. In my PE classes, I plan for quite a lot of it when the weather allows. There are so many benefits of free play outside that cannot be replicated in the gymnasium. In most … Continued
My youngest son, Cam, has always been full of surprises. With a flair for the dramatic, Cam decided that he would make his grand entrance into the world more than 12 weeks early. With the ensuing medical issues, including collapsed lungs, chronic lung disease, infections, viruses, heart concerns, and prolonged gastrointestinal and feeding issues, his … Continued
Your child gets ready to jump from the monkey bars and you get ready for a trip to the hospital. Is this a reasonable reaction? Unless there’s a pit of poisonous serpents or a bed of nails below, probably not. As Dr. Mariana Brussoni of the University of British Columbia points out, statistics show that … Continued
With some creativity, trampolines can be used for a lot more than just jumping. Children love to leap, but when you add a variety of activities to the usual jump routine, kids will bounce their way to even more fun. Safety should always come first, so before your child gets hopping, keep these safety tips … Continued