Being stuck inside for days on end is one thing. Being stuck inside for days on end with a toddler or preschooler is quite another. Finding ways to contain little ones' energy while adhering to stay at home orders and social distancing measures is proving truly exhausting for parents everywhere.
Thankfully, there are a variety of ways to help them stay active and burn off all that buzzy energy right in your own home, no matter how much space you have. Here, several types of activity and exercises kids will love.
1. Throw a Dance Party
"My toddler loves dancing and singing and so I typically set up a 'stage' for him to perform on," explains Olga Zakharchuk, the founder & CEO of Baby Schooling. "I just push chairs out of the way and set them up on either side of the space to create his makeshift stage! I'll let him listen to his favorite songs and use one of his toy microphones to sing into. He'll dance for an hour or longer and is always more tired after doing so."