More indoor large motor play: Fun Friday features

Last week we shared winter time large motor play activities as part of the Discover and Explore linky.  We encouraged our fellow bloggers to link up their indoor games and activities too!  Today we are sharing a few of those indoor large motor  play ideas with you today…

Discover and Explore

Powerful Mothering shared this fun bowling and knock down activity that uses simple materials you can find around your house…

More winter large motor play by Teach Preschool

Craftulate shared a great bean bag tutorial, along with a few ways to use those bean bags…

More winter large motor play by Teach Preschool

Now that you know how to make your own beanbags, use them along with some tape to create an indoor hopscotch board like the one shared by Green Owl Art…

More winter large motor play by Teach Preschool

If you are playing at home, this pillow climbing activity for babies is awesome for strengthening little muscles!  I have a feeling big kids might like this activity too…

More winter indoor large motor play by Teach Preschool

Dirt and Boogers shared this great color shape river game to get your children jumping and moving…

More winter large motor play by Teach Preschool

Finally, 3 Dinosaurs so generously shared her free gross motor printable list with loads of large motor exercises and movement activities…

More winter indoor large motor play by Teach PreschoolI would like to thank all of our blogging friends for sharing their fun winter indoor activities with us!

And the fun never stops as we continue Fun Friday over on the Teach Preschool Facebook Page.  I invite you to come check out what our fellow bloggers are sharing this week!  To see what others are sharing, you must be viewing a desktop version of the Teach Preschool Facebook Page.  From the Teach Preschool Facebook Page, click the tab just below the header that says Highlights.  Then click on Posts by Others.  We will be sharing a few of our favorite posts on our wall throughout the day.

These posts and other highlights have been pinned to the Discover and Explore Pinterest Board.

More Indoor Play Ideas from the Discover and Explore Co-hosts


Holiday Charades with Free Printable (KC Edventures)

Snowy Toy Car Ramp (Buggy and Buddy)

Jingle and Seek (Fantastic Fun and Learning)

Winter Time Large Motor Play for the Preschool Classroom (Teach Preschool)

Jingle Bell Ankle Bracelets (Twodaloo)

By |2013-12-20T09:30:44+00:00December 20th, 2013|

About the Author:

Deborah J. Stewart, M.Ed. has been working and teaching in the field of early childhood education for over 30 years. Deborah currently owns and teaches in her own part-time, private preschool called The Children’s Studio. Deborah’s deep passion for teaching and working with young children is documented and then graciously shared with millions of readers around the world through her blog and other social networking communities. Deborah believes that young children learn best through play and exploration and embraces this belief in all that she does in her own classroom so that she can effectively and passionately share rewarding, real- life, tried-and-true practices with other teachers, parents, and leaders across the field of early childhood education.


  1. Cassie @ December 20, 2013 at 10:18 am - Reply

    Thanks for the Feature! I love the Gross Motor Post. I just took my all time favorite post and made it. 🙂

  2. Carol December 23, 2013 at 5:30 pm - Reply

    These are some fun ideas especially when its raining outside and you don’t want your kids playing video games all day. I love the bean bags and using them as a tossing game. Thanks for sharing!

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