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Kids Activities

Never stop learning and staying active, whether you are at the Y or at home! Our Summit Area YMCA Child Care and Youth Enrichment staff are working hard to create and provide lots of fun activities for you and your children to enjoy at home! From learning to games, to family exercise sessions and more!  

INFANT

 

ENJOY THE FLOWERS

This is the perfect time to take an outside stroll or spend time in the yard. Look for emerging plants and point out the sprouts that are green, or the flowers and their colors! This is the first time your little one will experience the miracle of plants emerging from the ground--discuss how strong they must be to do that!

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BUILD DEVELOPMENTAL SKILLS

These activities are great for your baby to develop important gross motor skills and understanding the world around them!

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TODDLER

 

SHAPE HUNT

1. Hide 6 shapes around your home (circle, oval, rectangle, square, star, triangle) and go on a shape hunt!

2. Draw a picture of each shape in a different color and show your child to help identify the shape.

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Encourage Language Skills

Help your toddler develop and practice their speech and language skills through these age appropriate exercises.

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PRESCHOOL

 

Sort Recycling

1. Talk about different types of recycling and why it's important to recycle.

2. Have your child sort recycling items by category!

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FUN STEM ACTIVITIES

Explore science, technology, engineering and math with your preschooler! These activities will keep them busy and teach them the basics!

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SCHOOL AGE

 
name five!

1. Choose a category like the US states, flowers, or animals. Choose a letter from the alphabet. Then have your child come up with 5 things from that category that starts with the letter they chose from the alphabet. 

EXAMPLE: CATEGORY: Animal  |  LETTER: B
Name Five: Baboon, bee, bear, bullfrog, bird!

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LEARN ANYWHERE AND EVERYWHERE 

BrainPOP is a web-based learning platform that can help young minds stay engaged and active during school closures. Take the classroom with you wherever you are, and never stop learning more!

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MORE FREE RESOURCES FOR KIDS


5 Minute Kids Superhero Workout 
by the Summit Area YMCA


Youth Soccer
Instruction Videos
by Y360


Mindful Family Yoga
by the Summit Area YMCA


Scholastic Learning

Audiobooks


Read Aloud Storytime Videos
by Storyline Online

Arts and Crafts


Travel Around the World 

Virtual Tours by TripSavvy


Resources & Tips
for
Parents & Families

by PBS