There are endless possibilities for preschoolers to imitate different animals and how they move around. The gross motor movements help children build strength, body awareness, core stability, bilateral coordination, and motor planning.
Here are a few examples:
Doing this activity also encourages visual attention and concentration. While the children think of animals to mimic, there is a moment when they must recall the actions of that animal. It also inspires their creativity as they can even make up their own movements!