How can I play monkey in the middle 100% affair with my children? This lady been wanting to play monkey in the middle with me. But the issue is, tower over the kids in height. I can make it literally impossible for any child to get the ball, If I am the monkey in the middle, then the kids will have a difficult time tossing the ball out of my reach. And if the kiddos are the monkey in the middle, then I have to pretend and fake everything How do you play monkey in the middle when the poor little monkeys were at a major height disadvantage?
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Thank you. But what about playing monkey in the middle and Basketball with my little children. I I am much taller, faster, and stronger and all my kids. They are all in lower level elementary. How do I dumb these down to their level?
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When I am playing a game with my Kindergartne, games that involves height, weight, strength, or knowledge, my poor kid is at a major disadvantage when she plays with me. Most of the time I try to bring myself down to her level as best I can. but I still always end up winning when I play with small kids. So how can I adapt the following activities to where the kid and adult are on a 100% even level (without grown-ups faking). basketball Relay race football Tag monkey in the middle Competitive activity as far as The physical activities, I’m talking about backyard things. In every single activity I do with an elementary school age child, I have an advantage, I am bigger, stronger, faster, heavier, and smarter then A kindergartners. I have tried to adapt these activities, but I just can’t seem to find very many things that are successful. For example, in basketball/football, I am stronger than the kids. I can throw the ball much further. I also tower over them. I can easily keep the ball from them. another example is when we have little relay races With the kiddos, my legs are the size of their entire body, I can easily win the race without even trying, partly because my legs are longer, but I can also run much faster. In monkey in the middle, I Control the entire game, I am taller than the kids, even when I’m on my knees, my arms are significantly longer and in competitive activities, they just don’t have a chance, I am much faster than the kids, I’m also much smarter, and depending on what the competitive activity is, I have a major height, weight, or strength advantage. I really do try and dumb everything down so that the little kids can at least have somewhat of a chance, but I just find myself winning even when I’m trying to even the playing field. Do y’all have any advice so we can all go out and have some fun?
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Everyone in my family love dogs. But when we go over to my brothers house, my four year old little girl gets scared out of her mind. My brother has a 260 pound English mastiff, the dog is really sweet. But for some reason my little girl doesn’t want to be anywhere near the dog. From day one, she has just been terrified of the dog, she was really hesitant to meet the dog the first time, she did it. But then I noticed that she was afraid. why is this? We have a border collie at home and they get along and play together just fine. When my brothers dog starts barking or stands up, or just walks near her, my daughter will run to me begging to be picked up. She doesn’t even want to be in the same room as the dog, even when I’m holding her In my arms, she doesn’t want me to go anywhere near him. of course I respect my daughter and I make sure she feels safe. But why is she like this? My brothers dog has done nothing wrong. Why is she acting so scared of him? Like I said we have a border collie at home and they play together. Is she just pretending for attention? This is a super sweet dog. I always listen to my daughter and pick her up in my arms and make sure she feels completely safe, but it’s not really fun when we have to constantly be thinking about separating the kid and the dog.
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