The preschoolers have been exploring gross motor play and creative movement with the pile of leaves. They have created their own running games and jump in the pile of leaves. One preschooler has led in somersaults, rolling all the way to the leaves. They run with piles in their hands and throw them in the air. Another preschooler made up a game of running around in a circle , jump in the leaves and then on the teeter totter and then around in a circle again.