Hula hoop games and activities for kids are super motivating and fun ways to promote gross motor skills like coordination, endurance, balance, strength, and more.
*This post contains affiliate links. Read more.
And now that spring has officially sprung…it means that we can spend hours out in the yard doing our favorite spring activities and family activities without getting frostbite! Hooray! So get out there and give some of these a try!
10 Creative Hula Hoop Games and Activities for Kids
1 || Rabbit Hole from The Inspired Treehouse
One of our all-time most popular posts on the blog, this simple game gets kids working and moving as a team – perfect for parties and play dates!
3 || Hula Hoop Ring Toss from Leigh Laurel Studios
Love this step-by-step tutorial on how to make your own washable bean bags – ones that can get dirty and muddy and wet without ruining the typical bean bag stuffing…beans. Genius and perfect for springy outdoor play!
4 || Rattlesnake Relay from Education.com
Another great cooperative group game for kids! No set-up or other materials required…just a group of kids and a hula hoop!
5 || Flaming Hoops from The Inspired Treehouse
Kids will get a chance to be circus daredevils with this fun gross motor activity! Transform your set of hula hoops into the flaming hoops from the circus – kids will love pretending to be the lions, tigers, and acrobats defying this dangerous feat!
6 || Hula Hoop Croquet from The Crafting Chicks
This one might just be our favorite. Materials from the dollar store transformed-in a super creative way-into an awesome outdoor activity for kids! It doesn’t get better than that!
7 || Rope and Hula Hoop Activity from Happy Hooligans
The easiest backyard activity in the world that will keep young kids entertained for hours! Super simple setup and kids will love inventing their own ways to play!
8 || Hula Hoop Obstacle Course Pool Game from Everyday Dishes & DIY
Who would have thought to take your hula hoops into the pool? This is such a great summer idea and a super smart ways to turn hula hoops into a cool underwater obstacle course!
9 || Tire Run from The Inspired Treehouse
Try setting up your hula hoops in the yard in an array of different patterns for an awesome gross motor and endurance challenge!
10 || How to Make a Hula Hoop from Gleeful Things
What? Who would have thought you could make your own? Follow these detailed instructions and you’ll come out with your own set of high quality hula hoops!
Our Favorite Hula Hoops for Kids
Have you and your kids come up with your own creative ways to play with hula hoops? We’d love to hear about it! Leave us a comment below!
Latest posts by Lauren Drobnjak (see all)
- 10 Fun Ways to Play With Lummi Sticks - March 17, 2019
- What’s the Difference Between a School Therapist and a Clinical Therapist? - February 19, 2019
- Calm Kids On the Go! Sensory Ideas for Outings - January 15, 2019