Balloon Hop & Pop Game


A fun activity for Little Pnuts of all ages. Perfect for indoors on a rainy day or outdoors on a sunny day.  A game filled with tons of giggles and fun. Get your Little Pnuts up and hopping —and while they’re at it— popping.



What You Will Need:

Balloons (2 for each Little Pnut). If you are working with teams each team will need a different color. String to tie the balloons, music.

How to Play:

Tie one balloon to each ankle of each Little Pnut.

When the music starts have your Little Pnuts dance and hop around the room being careful not to pop their balloons. When the music stops have your Little Pnuts attempt to hop and pop the other players balloons with their feet. (If playing in teams they need to pop the balloons of the other teams players). When the music resumes everyone who still have balloons continue to dance and hop around. When the music stops, repeat the hopping and popping.

Once both balloons are popped, that Little Pnut is out.

End of Game:

The last Little Pnut or team with the most balloons remaining wins.


Developmental Milestones:

This activities focuses on the following Developmental Milestones for your Little Pnuts:

Gross Motor Skill Development, Coordination, Focus & Concentration, Patience, Interactive Play, Following Directions, Laughing at Silly Ideas, Spontaneous Play and Social Play.


—Based on a game found in the book. “You’re It!”, by Katie Hewitt


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