STILT WALKING FOR KIDS
It's entertaining! It's fun!
This is a
free-flowing, activity area for the kids. We show them how to use
the simple stilts and send them on their way. Parents can help the little ones.
Walking on Doug's special 'Bucket-type Stilts'
is fun, safe and easy for everyone.
- Children are actively involved
- Kids learn the finer points of balance and
- All kids can master these bucket stilts - kids
come away with a great sense of achievement and self-esteem
- Suitable for children 4+ years old
(and 3 year olds with help from an
- This is a 'kid-safe' activity. The average
height of the buckets
is 8 inches. There are no straps - so kids just jump off if they lose
- Parents love to be involved to help and see
their kids 'achieve.'
- Great photo opportunities
- This is how Doug got started and he now holds
the Guinness World Record for tallest and heaviest stilts!
The "learn to stiltwalk
activity area" is suitable for kids as young as 3 (with their parent's
help) and we've had people as old as 82 on the course.
Good to Know:
- Works best outdoors
on a fairly smooth grassy area. Indoors on a carpeted area works too.
(Concrete or asphalt surfaces are not
- We bring everything necessary, including bucket
stilts and peg stilts.
- We will also set up a 'kid friendly'
challenging and fun stilt walk obstacle course.
- We can have up to 12
people on the course at the same time
- Wait time is usually
very short (5 -10 minutes)
- We can put through 75+
children an hour
FOR THE OLDER KIDS:
A second part of this is
an area for the 'hold on' stilts (also only about 6-8 inches high.) We show them how to mount the
stilts and we can even play games like 'last man standing'. We have four
sets of these stilts and find the older kids and adults really like
We know this activity is
successful. Especially when we discover that parents have made bucket stilts
just like ours for their kids to enjoy at home!
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