Category Archives: Gross Motor

Move Like a Sea Creature Game

Using an idea I found for an active Valentine’s gross motor game, I came up with a fun game using some of the sea creatures that the boys love. I cut 12 fish shapes out of construction paper and then … Continue reading

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Summer Scavenger Hunt

Scavenger hunts are so much fun. Last year we did a nature scavenger hunt, but this year we did a few more things. I printed a sheet with the pictures of the things we had to find plus included some … Continue reading

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Pretend Cooking

Love Bug and Sweet Pea love helping in the kitchen. They help with any baking we do, plus they love to put in the ingredients for pancakes, waffles, smoothies, and (most of all) guacamole. Sweet Pea also likes helping make … Continue reading

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Shadow Hop

This is a really easy and fun outdoor gross motor game that Love Bug partly came up with on his own. We were outside on a sunny day, and he decided he wanted to stand on my shadow. So then … Continue reading

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Bubble Wrap Jumping and Painting

Bubble wrap is fun. I found a sheet of it with our wrapping paper last summer and figured the boys would enjoy doing something with it. First, we used it for a jumping game. When we first did it, they … Continue reading

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Snow Day Paper Web

I found this idea for a crepe paper “web” a while back and picked a recent snowy day indoors to set up as a surprise for the boys. Love Bug was really excited by it. Sweet Pea didn’t have too … Continue reading

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Keeping Busy Indoors

I’ve been trying to find some unique ideas to keep the boys active and entertained inside while it’s freezing outside. Our boredom jar has been a huge help. These are a few of the fun ideas from there and some … Continue reading

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