Stuck indoors with your preschool child who is bouncing off the wall?
An indoor obstacle course is a perfect way to get your child exercising indoors in a way that won’t damage your home.
Indoor obstacle course are wonderful for kids with ADHD who have more energy and needs a lot of stimulation. Children with Sensory Processing Disorder would benefit from obstacle courses as well.
This colorful rainbow obstacle course would brighten up a dark, rainy day when indoors with your active child.
Place colorful sheets of construction paper on either side of the wood of a plank of wood. If you don’t have a length of wood, you can use a strip of masking tape for a bridge.
Swim in the Colorful Lake
Place a pile of multi colored tissue paper on the flower. Your child pretends to swim in the lake.
Scoop Rainbow Soup
Make baked cotton balls for this activity.
Jump Around the Color Wheel
Make a color wheel on a paper plate. Arrange pictures of flowers printed from the internet around a color wheel matching each color on the wheel.
Tape down each picture and child hops over each flower picture.
Crawl through a Light Tunnel
Use Christmas lights, a light colored sheet, and chairs to create a tunnel. This will be a fun fort after the obstacle course.
Your active child will explore and learn about the colors of the rainbow through movement and play. Plus, it’s a highly stimulating activity perfect for any child especially one with ADHD and Sensory Processing Disorder.