There’s something innately satisfying about throwing an object at a target and hitting the mark. Whether you’re playing ball sports or just like throwing scrunched up paper into your bin – being able to throw an object and hit a target is a skill you most likely acquired when you were a kid.

You can help your child to develop an ability to throw and hit a target with Active Play Idea #15 ‘In the Basket’. It’s a fun game the whole family can play, and it’s a great way to re-purpose any odd, holey or old socks in your drawers.

Once your child is skilled at releasing their throw – try making paper aeroplanes to fly as a family. There’s a great design here to fold and fly, or feel free to share your favourite design with us.

Move More Sit Less and have fun playing with your kids!

How can you help to support and spread the word on Active Play?

  •  Try these play ideas at home or with groups of kids
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  • Share these play ideas with other families either through play, conversations, Facebook or printed copies
  • Let us know if your family, playgroup or centre need help with making active play part of your everyday

Mighty Movers CBR is an initiative of the Bluearth Foundation run in partnership with ACT Playgroups and supported by the ACT Government under the ACT Health Promotion Grants Program. We hope it helps you, your children and your family Move More, Sit Less.