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Core Strengthening Exercises for Kids | Getting Creative During Clean Up

Core Strengthening Exercises for Kids | Getting Creative During Clean Up

When it comes to core strengthening exercises for kids, you’ve got to get a little creative. Not many kids will willingly perform plank holds or sit ups just for fun!

Here’s an easy activity to perform during clean up time!

Core Strengthening 1

Position your kiddo in front of their toy box or basket and encourage them to hold a toy with their feet.

Core Strengthening 2

They can lift up the toys and place them in the basket.

Core Strengthening 3

Repeat! By the end your kiddo will have their core and trunk muscles activated and firing and you will have a nice clean room! Win-win!

What are some of your favorite core exercises for kids?

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Perform activities recommended by Walk, Talk, Play at your own risk with appropriate adult supervision provided. Walk, Talk, Play is not responsible for any injury caused while performing these play activities. 

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