Parachute games: fun active play ideas for healthy kids

parachute play ideas

Put cups of popcorn on your feet and see who can get to the finish line with the least amount of popcorn spilled

These are the super fun games at a perfect picnic. A Popcorn Relay Race. Strap cups of popcorn onto feet and race to fill up a box/bucket. But u better make sure u have a lot of popcorn.

Get Moving Exercises For High Energy Kids Gross Motor Play Ideas for Kids Awesome indoor kids exercises! I have a high energy little boy who needs to active play. We need simple and easy ways to incorporate exercise into every day! We are playing along with Still Playing School's, Active Games for Kids: Gross Motor …

Kids Exercises for High Energy Indoor Gross Motor Play

Decorate a Tree Relay

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A collection of fun and active parachute games - ideal for children's groups and parties

Parachute Game ideas - uploaded a games idea sheet to their website. Parachute games are great for all ages.

There are many different games that can be done with a parachute. An excellent one I could do with children would be all children walk around the circle holding the parachute with one hand singing a particular song. The song would tell them either to run, walk, stop or change directions. This game would be a great way for children to learn how to cooperate with one another.

Parachute play in preschool

This is cooperative play because it uses kids to help them each hold up the parachute with the balls in the middle and make sure each of them don't fall down. Just how in cooperative is where they have the kids interact with the other kids.

Music and Movement - Use shower curtain rings to make ribbon streamers for dancing and playing for the kids

shower curtain rings + ribbon = dancing fairy rings (great for music & movement)! YIPPEEE, I have the exact same kind of curtain rings. making this at work tomorrow!

if you have some balls around, the games you can play are almost endless. Here are 10 ideas for things to do with the kids using a ball:

Laundry Basket Ball Set up a laundry basket at some distance from the players. Take turns tossing the ball, trying to land in the basket. The bouncier the ball, the harder the game!

12 Beach Ball and Balloon Games for Kids: Parachute

12 Beach Ball and Balloon Games for Kids

Bed Sheet Parachute ~ Bounce balloons, small, lightweight balls, or even rolled up socks on a bedsheet for simulating fun parachute game/exercises // Other fun, cheap ways to get kids moving (Ribbon lim?

Active games for kids! Great for school ideas as well.

Physical and Cognitive Develipment: Active games for kids! Great for school ideas as well.

Beach activities for kids

Beach activities for kids

BEACH BALL TOWEL TOSS GAME: Pair your preschoolers up and give them each a beach towel and a beach ball. Have them work together to toss the beach ball into the air and then catch it on their towel.

Simon Says Active Kids FREE printable activity for healthy kids

FREE Printable to Help Keep Kids Healthy & Active