I loved doing this as a kid. In PE each year we would get to use the parachute for a day or two. Recently, the Head Start program near us was 'thinning out' their inventory....and we got to help them. Among the many wonderful things was this HUGE parachute. I wasn't sure it would even fit in our back yard, but it does. My kids love it too, so they help with the parachute dance. Sometimes we put balls on top to shake around, but the funnest is to pull it over our heads and run around underneath.