Obstacle course: Create a furniture course in your home or take chalk and make a course outside. Add in specific mental or physical challenges to keep them guessing.
Wheelbarrow, crab, and bear-walk races: Holding one of these tough positions gives you a real workout.
Animal races: Hop like a bunny or frog; squat and waddle like a duck; and so on.
Balloon ball: There are endless ways to play with balloons indoors. Try to keep it off the ground or just play catch. Mix it up with balloon tennis!
Follow the leader: Add to the workout with energetic movements such as jumping, stomping, and squatting.
Freeze dance: When the music stops, freeze in your pose and hold it until the music begins again.
Scavenger hunt: Write up clues and hide them around the apartment. Kids can race to find each clue for a small prize at the end. – nice idea for easter egg hunt
Carnival: Set up carnival games such as “Knock Down the Milk Cans”
Hallway bowling: Fill up water bottles and use any ball you have.
Bubble bashing: Blow bubbles and let your child try to smash them.
Pitching pennies: Throwing coins into cups at a distance giving each cup a different score and get the children to add the totals up.
Hangman: This game can be engaging for young kids and may even be a fun way to learn.
Pictionary: Pictionary is a fun game that requires one player to draw an image indicating the word, where the other player has to guess it correctly.
Sock toss: Using some folded up socks and a bucket, you can enjoy a game of mini basketball right at home.
Building a fort
The Listening Game:
This game can engage your child’s senses and help them improve their listening skills
What You Will Need
- Several objects like toys, combs, salt shakers, spoon, etc.
How to Play
- Place the objects before the child and let him observe
- Now have your child close his eyes
- One by one, use individual objects to create a sound and have your child guess what object it was