- Crayon Rubbings: Explore with different textures by placing a piece of paper over it and rubbing the crayon on the paper.
- Sand Painting: Spread glue on a piece of paper. Drop the sand onto the glue, shake off extra sand.
- Large Block building: See how tall your child can get the blocks to go before they tip over.
- Bean bag toss: Throw the bean bags in a hula hoop. As your child gets older making the hoop smaller.
- Parachute Play: Your child can walk on, around, under. Bounce balls on the parachute. Sing songs while doing it too.
- Paper-bag Blocks: Wrap gift boxes and have your child stack them.
- Cardboard Cottage: With a large box, make a little house for your child to play in.
- Toddler Parade: Collect wheeled toys or a wagon and have your child pull the toys around.
- Playing Catch: Help your child catch the ball, make sure the ball size is right for the age.
- Sing Head, Shoulder, Knees, and Toes: We all love this song and it is great for teaching them their body parts.
What activities do you do to help promote Gross Motor Skills?