I am always looking for fun, creative ways to get moving with my kids. Since my girls were toddlers we have been making our own backyard obstacle courses. Our whole family can participate in gathering items, setting up the course, and testing our skills in a friendly family competition.
One of the greatest things about a homemade obstacle course is that you can use whatever items you have on hand. A stuffed animal slalom course? Sure! Hurdles made from rolled-up beach towels? Absolutely! As my girls get older, their creativity inspires more elaborate obstacle courses each time.
I’ve put together a fun create-your-own obstacle course menu – keep reading over at Simple Kids!