Games and activitiesaren’t just fun—they are also a great way for your child to develop coordination, socialization, problem solving, and other skills. From solving puzzles to doing creative crafts projects to creating at-home family fitness competitions, games are the “work” of children, helping them learn and grow. With games and activities engaging both mind and body, there is something fun for every family here.
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Q. We want to do something fun and active with our three kids ages 1, 3, and 5. Any ideas?
A. Try an all-ages fitness challenge. Before you head to the park, make a list of five age-appropriate challenges for each family member to try. For example, a child who is one might creep or walk 10 steps, the three year old might run 10 feet, while the five year old might hop ten feet. Parents can take part, too. Try for “personal bests” in challenges with running, kicking, and catching to have fun and build future sports skills!
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