With the temps dipping and kids going a little stir crazy (parents too), now is the perfect time to bust out those virtual exercise programs. Yoga with music, Gyminny Kids and classes from the YMCA are a few of our favorites. Keep scrolling to get some great ideas on indoor exercise resources for kids.
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Yo Re Mi
Looking for a positive screen time solution with no ads? The Yo Re Mi app keeps your children active, engaged and learning without stress. These fun and exciting kids’ yoga adventures encourage daily movement, music and mindfulness. Sing, stretch and breathe together at home, at school or on the go!
Rising New York Road Runners’ Active At Home
Parents, students and teachers can access individual and family activities to keep active with Rising New York Road Runners’ Active at Home. Kids can also download activities that include photos and instructions in addition to videos from Olympic Medalist Jenny Simpson.
This app allows kids to master skills for sports like soccer, basketball, football and more, all from your own home. Practice inside, in the garage or backyard, and get feedback from real coaches. You can choose exercises based on different categories like agility drills, ball handling and skill challenges. Find out more over at HomeCourt.
The Little Gym at Home
Missing your Little Gym time? Head online where littles can still enjoy the “Hello Song,” warm-up, movement activities, balls and bubbles, the “Goodbye Song” and more. Check out a few options at The Little Gym.
The YMCA is offering free classes to anyone, membership or not. The classes available include the Y’s most popular group exercise classes like Boot Camp, Barre, Yoga and low impact programs for seniors. Click here to see the entire list.
Cosmic Kids Yoga
Cosmic Kids Yoga videos are specifically designed for kids ages three and up. They are sorted by age and activity level, so an easy beginner video would be suitable for younger children whereas a more advanced video would be a good fit for your active older child.
Go Noodle videos keep kids active with silly songs that get kids up on their feet.
Jack Hartman Music Channel
Jack Hartman Music Channel videos incorporate learning activities, such as sign language, math and science with exercise.
The Body Coach
The Body Coach offers videos for all ages and activity levels.
Circletime is a site designed for kids ages 0-6. There are a variety of lessons available from sing-alongs to yoga.
Alo Yoga offers free 5 minute yoga and meditation videos for kids.
Moovelee videos are perfect for toddlers who need to get moving while they are stuck at home. Adorable animated monkeys will entertain them and encourage them to get up on their feet.
Family Fun Cardio
Family Fun Cardio offers fun videos that will get the entire family up and active together. Featuring challenges with incentives, such as who gets to choose what to have for dinner that night, the kids will be excited to workout.
Yoga Ed offers a variety of videos from 10 to 30 minutes in length focusing on different yoga practices.
Little Sports features 15 minute videos that incorporate a variety of exercises.
KidzBop Dance Along
KidzBop Dance Along lets your kids have a dance party in your living room.
Enjoy livestream mediation for kids from Vibras Meditation on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays. Great for kids four to 11, classes take place via Zoom and include new routines every class.
Head to the Retro Fitness Facebook page for family-friendly workouts.