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Old 03-02-09, 01:53 PM   #1
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Bike activities for kids!

So I'm trying to organize a city-wide bike day on May 16th. I want stuff for the kids to do:

-A bike race to see who can go the slowest without putting a foot down
-Attach a log to a bicycle and see who can pull it the furthest
-Scavenger hunt on the bike

Any other fun stuff for kids to play on their bikes?
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Old 03-02-09, 07:35 PM   #2
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Get a bunch of stuff that the kids can decorate their bikes with--party supply stores have lots of good raw materials--and then after everyone has a decorated bike, have a parade. We had something like this in our city here last fall and the kids loved it.
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Obstacle course/ maneuverability course- set up orange cones or whatever- see who can ride the route without hitting anything.

A group ride. Couple of miles with traffic shut off.

Are you actually in Big D as in Dallas? I know Denton has had some stuff like this; you might check with them for ideas.
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Bicycle soccer? - Well, might be a bit rough for younger kids.

Ride bike with two tennis balls in hand, ride within two lines while trying to toss ball into bucket a couple of feet to one side, then turn around and try the same thing (between the lines) going the opposite direction?

Obstacle course with traffic cones (same as post #3). Could be a timed event, subtract 10 seconds for each cone touched or whatever? Maybe split into age groups?

I like the parade idea. Maybe supply decorations and have judging?
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