Let's Stretch

18-24 Months

FromToddlers Moving and Learning,  Rae Pica

What to have No additional materials are needed for this activity.

What to do Stretching is always a good exercise, whether it is the arms, legs, or trunk doing the stretching. Lead the children in a little of each, remembering to stretch forward, backward, toward the ceiling, and toward the floor. (Note: Knees should always be slightly bent when stretching toward the floor.)

Why Child is able to stretch body parts in each of the directions presented. Child can bend knees slightly when stretching forward at the waist.

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By Rae Pica Copyright 2014 18-24 Months

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