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Tape Indoor Fun

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Tape Indoor Fun WhatMomsLove.com

Using simple tape, you can create a variety of experiences that the children will enjoy on a rainy day.

Materials Needed:

  • masking tape or
  • packers tape or
  • painters tape 
  • floor space

What to do:

  • Use tape to stick down shapes, numbers, letters etc. on the floor. Give children instructions to follow.

Examples might be: 

  • Hop to the Triangle
  • Jump to the Square
  • Tiptoe to the circle
  • Spin to the rectangle
  • Stand on the letter of your name with one foot etc. 

Hints and Tips:

  • Create a race car track
  • Hopscotch
  • Targets (for throwing bean bags etc).
  • Balance bean (add taped lines along the floor that the children must walk on), Straight, Zig, zag, curvy etc.
  • Tape obstacle course
  • Tape mazes (create a tape maze), children must roll a ball or blow a ball with a straw, through the maze.

References:
WhatMomsLove, "87 Energy-Busting Indoor Games & Activities For Kids (Because Cabin Fever Is No Joke)"

Additional Info

  • Appropriate Age: 3 year+
  • Number of Children: Small Group (4), Large Group (5 or more)
  • Developmental Milestones:

    Hand/eye co-ordination
    Shares and takes turns.
    Plays simple group games.
    Understands concepts of grouping and matching.
    Identifies and recognizes some letters of the alphabet.
    Increased concentration.
    Follows rules and directions.

  • Play Based Learning: Sensory Play, Exploratory Play
  • Interest Areas: Music and Movement, Sensory Play
  • Games Categories: Gross Motor Skills, Indoor Games, Party Games, Sensory Games, Social and Emotional
  • EYLF Outcomes: Learning Outcome 1, Learning Outcome 2, Learning Outcome 3
  • Sub Outcomes:

    1.4 Children learn to interact in relation to others with care empathy and respect

    2.3 Children become aware of fairness

    3.1 Children become strong in their social and emotional wellbeing

Last modified on Friday, July 27, 2018
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