So many kids spend their summers playing video games.

Here’s some ways to get your young ones to get moving.

It’s important to for kids to develop their large, or gross, motor skills.

The muscles involved are the large muscles of the body.

These include the arms, legs, feet and entire body.

Here’s some fun ideas to help develop these muscles.

Does like your child like arts and crafts?

Go big! Use large rolls of paper or unprinted newspaper as large canvases.

Let them paint with rollers, large sponges or even their feet!

Do your kids like to pound things?

Get modeling clay and give them wooden tools and let them bang and shape away.

Make a collage using items your kids search for around the house.

Make the ultimate fort by giving them different size cardboard boxes.

Try playing music while doing everything above.

Music gets the body moving!