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Bubbles aren’t just for Blowing! by Lindsey Knetzer, DPT

Bubbles aren’t just for Blowing! by Lindsey Knetzer, DPT

kids-chasing-bubblesBubble workout

1. Kicking bubbles in the air to encourage the child to stand on one leg for better balance
2. Stomping on bubbles to encourage child to stand on one leg for better balance and ability to bring knee to chest for improving hip strength
3. Jumping and landing with two feet to pop bubbles to improve leg strength
4. Reaching up to pop bubbles in the air when the child is on their tummy, in sitting, or when standing to encourage the child to reach above their head, reach in different directions, & it helps to challenge their balance
5. Using a racket or paddle to pop bubbles in the air to work on hand eye coordination
6. Popping bubbles in the air with the child reaching on tip toes or walking on tip toes to pop bubbles to improve leg, ankle, and foot strength
7. Reaching up above head performing a variety of diagonal patterns from left to right, down to up, and up to down to pop bubbles to improve upper body mobility and strength

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