Calling all toddlers! This outdoor game is for you!
With sunny weather and school out for summer, I decided to break out the chalk and get everyone moving outside. This musical scavenger hunt is better than I could have ever expected it to be. Outdoor games for toddlers is where it’s at!
Not only did my two-year-old love this game, but my four and six-year-old did as well. Grab the chalk, head outside. YOU MUST PLAY THIS OUTDOOR GAME!
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Outdoor games are what childhood is made for.
Over the last month, my kids have biked, hiked, and water played. Give these boys a sponge, and I’ll see them in an hour.
Yet sometimes, guided play prompts that we (the parents) invite children into can uplift spirits when the everyday routine grows old.
Not to mention that being outdoors has endless amounts of benefits. To better understand the importance, I linked to an informational article written by a pediatrician here.
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To play, I turned on one of our favorite soundtracks.
When the music stopped, everyone ran to grab an item outside that was the same color they landed on.
Behind the scenes:
My toddler practiced color recognition and sorting.
All ages strengthened gross motor skills and enjoyed moving!
It was pure JOY with lots of laughs.
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Supplies to play are kept simple.
For this outdoor game, you need one supply. The rest is up to what you have in your environment. – winner, winner!
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Music – For the first few rounds, I sang!
Put his on repeat! Outdoor games are the best!
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Which outdoor game for toddlers will you play first?