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Sample Activity Stations:
This creative station is for children to use the various craft items to create their own foam airplane gliders. An open space to test their flight is recommended.
Stuffed animals, plastic animals, or animal puppets are only a few of the things that make this station fun. Add some building blocks and watch the animals come to life in their newly created environments.
Bean Bag Toss:
Children love throwing bean bags as far as they can. Add some various colored boxes and points and watch the older kids challenge themselves.
Break the Ice:
This station has small toys such as cars and trucks stuck inside chunks of ice. Children have to use small hammers to break the ice!
This is a place for children to build and explore with things that go. Favorite items are magnet blocks, train tracks, trains, cars, trucks and more!
We give the kids lots and lots of plastic cups and they have a blast building tall structures over and over and over again.
Whether you're 1 or 10, finger painting is so much fun! Kids love squishing washable colors all over a paper until it's completely covered! Or, if there is a little one there, parents can make hand print keepsakes.
Crawl, run, jump or walk through a course designed for all ages. Hula hoops, tunnels, mats, and balance beams are a few of the things that will keep the kids challenged for more.
We set out a variety of paint colors, brushes, paper, cars, trucks and paper. The children can choose to use a brush or push a car with wet paint across the paper.
Paper Mache Sensory:
Little ones love to touch anything in their path and exploring shredded paper is so much fun for them! Add in some farm animals and other props and watch the imagination take over.
These toys are popular when there is a lot of space. The rockets shoot up to 200 feet in the air by the power of children stomping on an air pad.
Some Sample Games:
Car, Car, Motorcycle:
Just like “Duck, Duck, Goose”, this game has children running each other in circles!
Clean Up the Yard:
Draw a line down the middle and split the children into two groups. Put some Nerf balls on both sides and call it trash. Tell the children the objective is to toss the trash to the other side as fast as they can.
In this game we have two teams and everyone gets in a relay line. There are clothespins on a rope and in teams of two, each using only one finger be able to move a clothespin to the empty rope on the other side of the room.
A bunch of orange cones are placed in between two groups of children. The goal for one group is to knock the cones down while the other group stacks them upright. It’s a game where everyone’s a winner in going crazy!
Donut Rope Eating:
This is a hilarious game to watch as a kids (or adults) line up to eat a donut off a string with no hands. Spice it up with a race and witness some extra funny faces!
Drive and Freeze:
A roadway is created on the ground where the children pretend to drive around when the music is on. Fast music, they drive fast, slow music they drive slowly. And when the music stops they freeze!
Face the Cookie:
Silly faces could be another name for this game as contestants tilt their head up and a cookie is placed between their eyes. The objective of the game is to eat the cookie without using any other body parts.
Get on the Bus:
A simple, silly game full of laughter! As the children pretend to ride a school bus they use imagination and get distracted by fun things to see and do along the way.
A fun traditional game for all ages where people line up to go under a limbo stick. Every round the limbo stick gets lower until people are bending their back in unusual shapes.
Similar to the traditional Musical Chairs we line up the hoops and everyone dances around. When the music stops everyone jumps into a hoop. This is repeated as hoops are taken away creating some fun competition to get a hoop first. To mix up the rules for fun group dancing we can share hoops as some are taken away.
Red Light, Green Light:
This classic game has everyone running and stopping on cues. After a few rounds watch the fun evolve as we mix it up with red means go and green means stop.
Ship to Shore:
In this game all of the children pretend to be on a ship and have to run from side to side while following all of the captain's crazy directions.
Tail Swing Race:
This is another funny game where each person has a pair of stockings tied around their waist. In one leg a potato is stuffed into the bottom to look like a heavy tail hanging from their behind. The object of the game is for the contestant to swing their tail repetitively in order to hit another rolling potato in the goal. Modify this with teams or races to watch some extra funny hip swinging.
Wrap the Mummy:
In teams of 3 or 4 one person gets to be the “mummy” while the others wrap him or her up with streamers. The team that wraps up their “mummy” first wins!
Homemade Play doh Recipe
Wrap the Mummy
Rock Bin Station
Truck Track Painting