Nature Burst

Ideal for Toddler, Preschool/Pre-K, School-Age

boks activity nature burst - Bright Horizons

This activity promotes development and learning by encouraging children to:

  • Use large muscles to explore and interact with their environment.
  • Strengthen and refine their large muscles.

Materials Needed:

  • N/A


  1. View the video as Bright Horizons teacher Mr. Nate guides you through a BOKS burst movement activity, make sure you have space to move. NOTE: BOKS is an initiative of the Reebok Foundation.
  2. Watch and listen to Mr. Nate in the video below as he names different things found in nature, then move like those things! For example:
  • Be a seed – have the children crouch down into a ball.
  • Grow like a flower – have the children stretch up to stand tall with their arms towards the ceiling.
  • Move like the wind – have the children sway back and forth.
  • Be a tree – have the children stand tall and still.
  • Be a thunderstorm – have the children stomp their feet
  • Be creative. Create movements for as many things found in nature as you like.

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