Activity 4.1

kids in playground

Strong bodies and shoulders are needed to make hands steady.


  • Swinging on monkey bars
  • Climbing trees
  • Climbing on playground equipment
  • Playing Row, Row, Row your Boat
  • Digging in the sandpit or at the beach
  • Pounding playdough – often easier standing up
  • Wheelbarrow walks
  • Tug of war  
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  • Animal walks like bunny hops, frogs, crabs and donkey kicks