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Moon Themed Gross Motor Activity

After a long time we are doing “Good Night Moon” book and we have a desire to do Moon stuffs for this week! So while browsing the internet came across this Moon Crater activity which is suitable for Gross motor skill and I thought this might help us to fulfill our mission!
We are not doing that exactly right now as it might become messy inside the home! So we are going to move that aside for summers in shaa allah! So we are going to hit the moon with the colored balls we have!
  1. Go on a ball hunt. – This helps in bringing more interest towards the game!
  2. Gather what you find and add into a basket.
  3. Find a wall in your home and paste the Moon poster on it with a painters tape or duct tape.
  4. Based on the kids age/ height you can change position and place them!
  5. Add a line of painter’s tape to the floor as a starting point.
Remember to place the painter’s tape on the ground as well, so your preschooler knows where to throw from.
Now, step back and watch how fun it is!
Remember, kids, learn best by doing. As they begin to throw, try saying things like:
  • “Here we go! Sphere number one is a red ball. Let’s watch it go! Ready, set, throw!”
  • “Interesting! Your blue ball is a larger sphere! Let’s see if it goes as the red ball!
You can also continue to extend this activity by adding more targets like hitting the rim or center of the moon!
One of my friends have comeup with her own moon activity and she is such a sweet mom who teaches stuffs in a fun way. To know what she has written please do check here
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  1. Haha totally doing this moon activity with my child this weekend. Thanks for this awesome game.
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  2. This is a fun thing to do with kids and definitely will develop gross motor skills. My kids love playing dart, I’m sure they’ll love this.

  3. This is such a simple, easy to do yet engaging activity for little kids. Love the idea behind it!

  4. Kids love throwing activities. You smartly made an activity around that. It would surely be engaging.

  5. Good idea. I think my toddler would love it too!

  6. Such games are engaging and doesn’t get boring for kids too. Love the way how you have explained such an easy game for kids and used it as building exersice.

  7. Neha Tambe says:

    This is a fun and simple activity to keep kids engaged. I was looking for something to keep kids busy in vacation. This sounds perfect.
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  8. This is interesting. my son loves throwing random things including balls, will try this easy peasy activity
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  9. A perfect activity for little kids to develop fine motor skills. Loved the idea buddy

  10. Jhilmil D Saha says:

    This is such an easy and fun game full of simplicity.Kids will love this

  11. Sharvari says:

    Love DIY games. Since goodnight moon is one of my son’s fav books I will give this a go

  12. I am sure this fun activity will be wonderful for toddlers and also teaches a new thing for them, forwarding it to all moms who have toddlers.
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  13. This is really interesting and fun frolic activity. Kid learn with fun. Indeed you are a smart mom.

  14. Wow that’s such a helpful post..would love to try this for my daughter

  15. Such games are so engaging for kids and they don’t get bored easily .. Lovely post.
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  16. Kids love such activity games. Will try this for my kid definitely. Thanks for sharing.

  17. Ruchi Verma says:

    I really love the creative idea which is behind this wonderful activity I will try to keep viraj engaged and learn more

  18. This is such a simple yet perfect idea for kids. Loved it.

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