Ball games for kids

  • 3-2-1 Blast-Off Work-Out

    Get ready to rocket into space with an out-of-this-world exercise to strengthen your baby’s back and neck muscles. Plus it’ll tone and strengthen your muscles too!

    Age: baby, toddler, parent Duration: any

    Skills: Muscle builder, Just for fun

  • Any Day Parade

    Any day is a great day for a parade.

    Age: baby, toddler, child Duration: any

    Skills: Just for fun

  • Backward Roly-Poly

    Your little acrobat will love doing this precursor to the backward somersault.

    Age: baby, toddler, parent Duration: any

    Skills: Muscle builder, Just for fun

  • Bouncing Baby!

    Bouncing Baby on your knee does more than just provide smiles for the whole family – it also helps her build her muscles.

    Age: baby, toddler, parent Duration: any

    Skills: Muscle builder, Mind builder

  • Bowling fun

    Develop hand/eye coordination with this fun game.

    Age: toddler, child Duration: any

    Skills: Muscle builder, Hand/eye coordination, Just for fun, Mind builder

  • Budding Boxer

    Give your little champ’s arms and legs a workout with a simple strengthening technique that’s just right for infants.

    Age: baby, parent Duration: any

    Skills: Muscle builder

  • Crawling obstacle course

    Make a simple obstacle course at home.

    Age: baby, toddler, parent Duration: any

    Skills: Muscle builder, Hand/eye coordination, Just for fun, Mind Builder

  • Have a Ball

    Playing catch builds motor skills – and smiles! Here’s a fun activity that does both.

    Age: child, parent Duration: any

    Skills: Muscle builder, Hand/eye coordination, Just for fun

  • Head to Toes

    There’s a cute song you can sing to your baby while you exercise her muscles. Turn “Head and Shoulders, Knees and Toes” into a fun activity!

    Age: baby, parent Duration: any

    Skills: Muscle builder, Just for fun

  • High Kicks

    Put your little one’s legs in motion!

    Age: baby, parent Duration: any

    Skills: Muscle builder

  • Kiddie Carnival

    Don’t wait until the circus comes to town. Enjoy your very own carnival – with one child or several kids!

    Age: child, parent Duration: any

    Skills: Muscle builder, Just for fun

  • Kid Yogis

    Help your child relax, stretch, and strengthen with kid-friendly yoga poses.

    Age: child, parent Duration: any

    Skills: Muscle builder, Hand/eye coordination

  • Plane Play

    Airplane activities to tone baby’s abdominal muscles.

    Age: baby, parent Duration: any

    Skills: Muscle builder

  • Puddle Jumping

    Don’t wish the rain away – go outside and play!

    Age: toddler, child, parent Duration: any

    Skills: Muscle builder, Just for fun

  • Pumping It Up

    As Baby begins to master more head and neck and upper and lower back control, she is building the muscles she needs in order to crawl and discover the world around her. At the same time, she may be developing bilateral balance and may continue to grow str

    Age: baby, parent Duration: any

    Skills: Muscle builder, Just for fun

  • Punching Practice

    Your little fighter will love swatting at a big bouncy punching ball or beach ball.

    Age: baby, toddler, parent Duration: any

    Skills: Muscle builder, Hand/eye coordination

  • Rolling Along

    Many babies like to move when they hear music. Here’s an activity combined with a song to exercise important core muscles needed for rolling, crawling and, one day, walking.

    Age: baby, parent Duration: any

    Skills: Muscle builder, Just for fun

  • Roll and Fly

    This fun exercise will build Baby’s muscles and your own!

    Age: baby, parent Duration: any

    Skills: Muscle builder, Just for fun

  • Silly Sit-Ups

    A fun game to tone your tot’s tummy muscles.

    Age: baby, parent Duration: any

    Skills: Muscle builder

  • Splish-Splash Bath Swimming

    Swimming practice makes perfect fun bath-time exercises.

    Age: child, parent Duration: any

    Skills: Muscle builder, Hand/eye coordination, Just for fun

  • Straighten Up, Baby

    Encourage Baby to unroll from that fetal position with this fun exercise!

    Age: baby, parent Duration: any

    Skills: Muscle builder

  • Super-Strong Tot Tummies

    Three fun ways to get your baby in shape for sitting.

    Age: baby, parent Duration: any

    Skills: Muscle builder

  • Super Silly Stretches

    Limber up your little one as you sing a song about stretching.

    Age: baby, parent Duration: any

    Skills: Muscle builder

  • Tag Time

    Playing tag is a great way to help your child burn off some energy and strengthen his muscles.

    Age: child, parent Duration: any

    Skills: Muscle builder, Just for fun, Hand/eye coordination

  • These Hoops Are Made For Walkin'!

    A child’s hula hoop becomes the perfect exercise prop for pre-walkers.

    Age: baby, parent Duration: any

    Skills: Muscle builder

  • Toddler Hopscotch

    Young ones get counting practice with this little-kid version of the classic outdoor game.

    Age: toddler, parent Duration: any

    Skills: Muscle builder, Just for fun, Mind builder

  • Totally Tubular

    Pieces of PVC pipe and a few golf balls create a toddler-friendly game that’s not only fun, but also helps develop fine motor skills.

    Age: toddler, parent Duration: any

    Skills: Muscle builder, Just for fun, Mind builder

  • Treasures outside

    Go for a walk outside and collect a basket of treasure.

    Age: toddler, child, parent Duration: any

    Skills: Just for fun

  • Tummy Time

    Placing your baby on his tummy is an important activity for building strength in the head, neck, shoulder and back muscles – those that will help him crawl, roll over and learn to explore his world.

    Age: baby, parent Duration: any

    Skills: Muscle builder, Just for fun

  • Tunnel Crawl

    Babies love tunnels, and this game is easy and fun to make.

    Age: baby, toddler, parent Duration: any

    Skills: Muscle builder, Just for fun, Mind builder

  • Ball Pit Pool

    Keeps kids entertained and safe in their very own indoor ball pit.

    Age: baby, toddler, parent Duration: any

    Skills: Muscle builder, Hand/eye coordination, Just for fun, Mind builder

  • Play Ball!

    A baby version of catch teaches your toddler the rules of sharing.

    Age: baby, toddler Duration: any

    Skills: Mind builder, Just for fun, Hand/eye coordination

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