Easy Indoor Activities for Kids

Cat Walking

Cat walking is an easy indoor activity for kids that's educational and fun. This purrrfectly wonderful activity will keep you on your toes.

Step One: Scientists say cats actually walk on their toes at least 80 percent of the time. Could you manage that?

Step Two: Practice walking on your toes to your favorite song, counting 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8 as you go. When you get to 9 and 10, walk as you normally do. Start your cat walk again, counting 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, then walking flat-footed again for steps 9 and 10. How do your legs feel?

Step Three: Want to test a new catlike rhythm? Do the same cat walk to the beats of your name.

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