Outdoor Play for Preschoolers

Updated: Oct 19, 2018

originally published on Wolf+Friends

Gross motor skills are those activities that use large muscle groups: from walking, to running, to jumping and skipping, and much more! All children are developing the control, strength, and endurance needed to coordinate these movements. As your child gets older, they develop more complex gross motor skills with objects so eventually they can participate in sports like soccer, basketball, hockey, or gymnastics. Kids who are moving and playing are also engaging with their peers in games like chase, ta