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Family Fun Activities

Let’s Keep Moving!

Here at L.A.C.E.S. we understand how difficult it can be to keep moving through COVID-19 times, so we created list of family fun activities everyone can use!

These activities range from outside to indoor fun and are guaranteed to bring joy! We hope to see you all enjoy these activities as much as we do, so make sure to tag us on social media @lacesport to share the fun on FacebookInstagram and Twitter!

Animal Yoga

Animal Yoga is a 10 minute yoga session taught by Stenicia Forde!

This activity allows children to learn the different animal poses while also working on their flexibility. If you love this video, check out our other videos highlighting different exercises! Animal Yoga is intended for kids of all ages.

Color Slam

Color Slam is a fun activity that helps teach motor skills as well as colors to kids!
This activity can be enjoyed either outside or indoors and is best for 2 people. Color Slam is intended for kids ages 3-6.
  • What You’ll Need
    • Different colored paper (blue, green, red, orange, yellow, pink)
    • Tape
    • Soft medium-size ball
  • Directions:
    • Cut up strips of colored paper 
    • Write the name of the color on each paper strip (optional)
    • Tape strips of paper to the ball (leave plenty of space between strips)
    • Call out a name of a color and have your child throw the ball at the color you named and have them repeat the color at the same time

Nature Scavenger Hunt  

Our Nature Scavenger Hunt activity is an interactive way to keep kids moving while also enjoying the great outdoors!
This activity has no limit to the amount of people who can join, and all you need is the handout. For extra fun, race to see who can get bingo first! 
  • What You’ll Need:
    • Nature Bingo
    • Pen or pencil
  • Directions:
    • Print out the nature bingo and see who can get bingo first!

Walk ‘N’ Talk

Need to get more exercise? Want to talk with your child more? This Walk ‘N’ Talk activity is perfect for you! This activity has a variety of questions to ask your child while taking a walk with them. 
  • What You’ll Need:
    • List of questions (optional)
  • Directions:
    • Go on a walk with your child and ask them questions from the list!

Gratitude Alphabet Game

The Gratitude Alphabet Game helps children master the alphabet while also learning the importance of gratitude. For extra fun, try going through the alphabet backwards! 
  • What You’ll Need:
    • A ball (any size)
  • Directions:
    • Stand in a circle or face-to-face
    • The player with the ball names something they are grateful for that starts with the letter “A”
    • The person who catches the ball then say something they are grateful for that starts with the letter “B”
    • Continue on until you go through the entire alphabet!