Mountain Climber

Age: Infant, Toddlerbeanbag2

Equipment: Cushion or pillows

Space requirements: Small space

Activity description:

  • Create several piles of pillows around the room.
  • Let the child explore the piles and try to crawl over.

Skill development:

  • Physical skills: crawling
  • Non-physical skills: self-discovery

Adjust the challenge:

  • Start with only one pillow in a pile.
  • Progress to multiple pillows in a pile.

Activity modified from: A Hop, Skip and a Jump: Enhancing Physical Literacy (2nd Edition)

Posted in 0-18 months (Infant), 18 months-2.5 years (Toddler), Equipment required, M-R, Small space

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