Grab Bag Exploration

Age: Toddler, Preschoolrocketship

Equipment: Bag with a variety of objects

Space requirements: On-the-spot, small space, open space

Activity description:

  • Fill a bag with a variety of different objects that move in different ways. This could include animals and vehicles.
  • Children take turns pulling objects out of the bag and moving like that object while on-the-spot.

Skill development:

  • Physical skills: movement skills; coordination; fine motor skills; spatial awareness
  • Non-physical skills: creative play; self-discovery; critical thinking; listening and following instructions

Adjust the challenge:

  • If space permits, children can more around the room like the object that was pulled.

Activity modified from: Ophea Early Learning Resource

Posted in 18 months-2.5 years (Toddler), 2.5-4 years (Preschool), E-L, Equipment required, On-the-spot, Open space, Small space

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