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Children enjoy a lot of physical activities. Here are some fun ideas for physical and outdoor activities to stay active.

GoNoodle Activity Website

Gross Motor, Social-Emotional

Age Range: 1.5 - 5 years

Get your kids up and moving with GoNoodle! Choose from a variety of short videos that will have your kids dancing in all kinds of fun places.

Cosmic Kids Yoga Website

Gross Motor, Social-Emotional

Age Range: 1.5 - 5 years

Help your kids move their bodies and practice being calm with Cosmic Kids Yoga. Different needs have different videos you can choose. Each video also has a fun theme like Cosmic Jungle and Underwater Party.

Animal Friends Website

Gross Motor

Age Range: 1.5 - 5 years

This activity helps develop coordination and balance. Your child will try to copy the movements of different animals. This activity can be done in as little as 15 minutes. For a fun twist, have your child suggest an animal that you can both act out.

Balloon Juggling Website

Fine Motor, Gross Motor

Age Range: 1.5 - 5 years

This activity can be done inside or outdoors. It helps develop hand-eye coordination and gross motor skills.

Bucket Toss Website

Fine Motor, Gross Motor

Age Range: 3 - 5 years

This activity helps with fine motor control and the ability to “read” distances. These skills can improve activities that involve throwing an object. The activity is fun and easy to set up.

15 Ways to Get Kids Moving Website

Gross Motor

Age Range: 1.5 - 5 years

It can take some creativity to encourage children to want to do physical activities at times. The authors at Rasmussen University came up with 15 ways to get kids moving. These are wonderful activities to get kids outdoors. From going on a bear hunt to having a dance party, these ideas will give them, and you, a break from schoolwork!