This activity aims to build the fundamental movement skills of coordination (reaching), balance (crouching), and locomotion (crawling, running).
Read the action rhyme below and act out each instruction with your toddler. Stop after each line to give you and your toddler time to perform the action:
Reach up high to touch the sky (reach up).
Crouch down low to watch grass grow (crouch down).
Crawl around to feel the ground (crawl and touch).
Run so fast across the grass (run).
Look for planes, but watch for rain! (Lie down on the grass and gaze into the sky)
Source – Move with me from Zero to Three.