Simple clean up activity that encourages physical activity
What You Need:
- Toys to be put away
What To Do:
- When it’s time to clean up, say, “Vroom! Vroom! It’s time to become a vacuum cleaner and clean up!”
- As you clean up together, encourage your child to bend, reach and grab in all kinds of directions: forward, backward, above, below, around, and through, as well as, directions that cross the midline.
Adapted from Sesame Street: We Have the Moves!
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