JZ is 5
J-Bug is 3
K and K are 12 months
We love making obstacle courses. In honor of the Olympics, we hosted a Mini Olympics Obstacle Course Playdate a few days before the Opening Ceremonies.
The course started with children crawling through a tunnel. Next they hopped over hurdles then ducked under a pair of my husband's Burro Brands Sawhorses.
The hurdles were made using jump ropes tied to paint cans.
The children walked across Stepping Domes that I set up in a snake pattern. These are a fantastic tool for balance and core strengthening.
Remember our Pool Noodle Obstacle Course? After the domes I put out a few pool noodles for the kids to hop over.
Following the pool noodles I connected three jump ropes in curves for the children to straddle as they walked.
The course ended with a slippery ride down the slip and slide! The children spent most of their time here.
Many of our playgroup friends have babies and toddlers, so I set up a couple of activities for them, too. I filled our baby pool with balls.
I recreated the Water Sensory Bin I put together a couple months ago.
I don't have action shots, because I'm not comfortable sharing photos of other children on my blog. The children had a blast, and I will most likely set up a similar course in the near future. For other Motor Development and physical activities click HERE.
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