Kids seem to have more energy than grownups and directing it can be a challenge. This is a sort of question and answer game using all the different ways that animals move.. Adults ask the question, and kids do the actions.
Q. What do kangaroos love? A. They love to jump.
Kids get to jump all around. When they’ve had enough jumping, ask some other questions.
Q. What do fish love? A. They love to swim.
Of course, kids can wiggle around the floor as they swim.
Q. What do bunnies love? A. They love hopping.
Hop, hop, hop, little bunnies.
Q. What do birds love? A. They love to fly around.
Q. What do horses love? A. They love to gallop.
This next one is really useful:
Q. What do dogs love? A. They love to fetch.
Open the lid to the toybox and have the kids ‘fetch’ the toys on the floor.
If it seems time for a quiet break, try cats:
Q. What do cats love? A. They love to sit and lick their paws and then stretch out and have a nap, zzzzz.
Instead of just animals, use machines for turning chores into fun.
Q. What do vacuums love? A. They love to vacuum the floor.
Q. What do washing machines love. A. They love to clean dirty clothes.
Round up the laundry and pop it in.
Q. What do sinks and dishwashers love? A. They love soapy water to do the dishes.
Q. What do ovens love? A. They love to bake a batch of cookies.
This is the best one and you can use it often: Q. What do I love? A. HUGS. Lots and lots of hugs!
Q. Are these kids valentine movement activities fun for you and your child?