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this post has a few ideas, but I was thinking of using painters' tape to draw shapes to jump to (jump on a triangle!), or roads for race cars, or designated spaces on the floor to keep things divided when they are doing an activity (no fights over MY legos, not YOURS...). Yay, painters tape! Won't hurt your surfaces...
Ah this is so good! Brad does this with his 4th graders...can be easily adapted for different grade-levels! How to carve a pumpkin writing
Learning on the go- for the car trip- write letters, shapes, or words on a paper plate edge and cut between each one. As they find the letters etc on signs or around town they get to fold it down.