These balance beams for kids make great indoor or outdoor toys. These can be fun to play with on a warm day out in the yard or driveway, or inside in a playroom or bedroom.
Kids naturally like balancing on things whether they’re supposed to or not, but in most cases it’s not a bad thing. Balance beams can help kids develop their sense of balance while they have fun. They won’t even know that they’re doing something good for them. Don’t worry, I won’t tell.
Balance beams can be used at home, in day care centers, at schools, or for therapy. They may also be used for beginner gymnasts or kids who think they may want to be a gymnast. I wasn’t lucky enough to have a balance beam at home when I was a kids, but I did pretend that a railroad tie was one. At school I loved when I got to play on a real balance beam.
Below are a variety of kids balance beams and some other balance toys that might be interesting including stepping stone toys, balance boards, and stepping buckets. The curved balance beam is really cool and is a favorite because it can be configured in different ways.
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Balance Beams For Kids
There are several styles of balance beams to choose from including flat balance beams, elevated balance beams, and even a curved balance beam. The wavy balance beam is a favorite because it can be configured in different ways depending on how you connect the pieces. It is also easy to store because the pieces can be taken apart and put in a plastic container when not in use.
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Slack Line, A Balance Beam Alternative
Slacklines are balance beam alternatives. They’re made of webbing that’s strung up between trees or on a stand. You can walk on a slack line, bounce, and even do flips off of them eventually. Slacklining or Slacking is fun for all ages, but it does take some practice.
Other Balance Toys For Kids
Kids love to balance, so why stop at a balance beam. Balancing stones or balancing pods are fun at home, school, or daycare. You can use them to play games or just let kids have free play. Stepping buckets and hilltops are used the same ways. Balance boards can be fun and they help your child develop a better sense of balance and also help strengthen core muscles. Any of these are great toys for kids that like to balance.
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