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Frog Juggling
Did you know that Juggling dates back to ancient Egypt, China and Greece and Diabolos originated from China in 1792? Our Bag recipients, whom often have to quarantine, enjoy activities like juggling and Diabolo yoyos that they can play with inside or in their backyard. According to the Boston Children’s Museum, “Juggling can help improve eye-hand coordination, problem-solving skills, ambidexterity, balance, motor skills, rhythm and timing—just to name a few. Research has even shown that people who learn how to juggle actually increase their brain size!” (Beyond the Chalkboard website). So get out the Juggling balls and Diabolo yoyos and bring on the Power of Play!
Kids with Light Sticks
Hey Kids, Get your groove on and join us this Friday 6/12 at 6pm for June Jam! Get your costumes out and your dance moves on and dance for the kids fighting in the hospital. Create a short video to show your spirit to Bags of Fun. You can either post it on social media (Facebook, Instagram, TikTok) and tag Bags of Fun or send it to us at dananne@bagsoffun.org. We can’t wait to see your creativity!
Slip N Slide Photo
Host a few friends or neighbors for a social distancing slip and slide party. Buy a fun Slip ‘N Slide, get a few snacks and invite a few friends and most of all have a slippery good time. Maybe the parents could make a small contribution to Bags of Fun in your honor for hosting their kids, to help kids who are stuck in the hospital?
Kids playing with a Hula Hoop
When you’re ready to start, play some background music, and have the kids keep their hoops moving as long as possible. A child is out of the contest when his or her hoop touches the ground. Keep the contest going until only one person remains. You may want to award a new hula hoop as...
Fun Friday Kids Playing Twister
LET’S PLAY!!! Did you know the original name of the Twister board game was Pretzel?! Twister was invented by Charles Foley and Neil Rabens in 1966 and was the first game invented that required people to use their bodies as playing pieces. More than three million copies of Twister were sold during its first year...