Source: Cognitive ToyBox
Materials needed: Materials from around your house to build your own fort/tent. Build a fort using different materials from around your house. Items can include: Boxes, yarn, bed sheet, furniture, pillows, etc. Invite your baby to crawl through, and crawl over the different materials you selected. This gives them a fun, challenging way to strengthen those muscles! A demonstration from an adult may be needed to help encourage baby to crawl through.
Recommended Age: Birth-2 year olds
Activity Type: Offline Activity
Key Concepts: Gross Motor, Imitation, Adult Interaction, Spatial Awareness
Standards: PD-HLTH 2/IT-PMP 3, IT-PMP 4, IT-PMP 5, ALT-REG 4/IT-C 11, ALT-REG 3, IT-SE 1+2+3, PD-HLTH 3, COG 1/IT-C 9, SED 3
Given the school closures, CTB is sharing daily activities (digital and physical) that are standards-aligned and developmentally appropriate for preschoolers. Also see our research-backed assessment and learning games for parents and children.