It’s not too difficult for an active toddler to meet a gross motor challenge. Check out all the activities we did in one week’s time!
On Monday we met with a playgroup at the World War I Memorial Park in North Attleboro, MA. The playground was still wet from a rainy weekend, but the temperature was fine and the sun was shining by the time we left.
This park is huge! It includes a small petting zoo, a huge sand pit, and a big playground, along with a nice walking loop around the park. After checking out the animals in the petting zoo, Caden and I hit up the beachy sand pit. It was a little wet so Caden only dug around a little bit. But it was nice because we were the only people there!
On the playground Caden enjoyed bopping around on these riding toys. We came back to the fire truck and dinosaur a couple of times!
Caden also enjoyed climbing up and down on the equipment and going down the slides. Unfortunately the most slides were still pretty wet, so we didn’t get to try them all. Caden also tried out the swings for a minute before deciding it was much more fun to run around and kick the leaves.
On Tuesday we went to Gymboree. Caden always loves his time at Gymboree. He has come a long way since we started going to Gymboree before he could even walk, now he can climb up almost any of the equipment without much assistance.
Here he is trying to climb into a tube backwards. It didn’t work out. And this is the only decent picture I took of our time at Gymboree on Tuesday.
The rest of the week Caden rode his riding toys inside.
Caden has too many riding toys, but he loves all of them. He has so many that we keep one at Grandma’s (see center photo). And this Christmas Caden was given a trike. He hasn’t quite figured out how to peddle it, but he is making progress.
Caden also ran a few laps around the kitchen table one afternoon. He had a lot of fun doing that!
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