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Gross Motor Activities

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Lots of gross motor activities that are fun, motivating and work on important developmental skills!

Miss Mancy | OT Crafts & Activities | Mindful Parenting | Autism
Many times dressing skills are worked on during occupational therapy or physical therapy sessions to help children to become more independent.

Gross Motor Skills and Independent Dressing - Your Therapy Source

Many times dressing skills are worked on during occupational therapy or physical therapy sessions to help children to become more independent.

Check out this free and fun mystery puzzle to encourage letter recognition and movement! Visual Perceptual Activities, Motor Skills Activities, Gross Motor Skills, Learning Activities, Indoor Recess, Pediatric Occupational Therapy, Letter Recognition, Parents As Teachers, Speech And Language

Missing Alphabet Puzzle to Solve - Movement and Learning - Your Therapy Source

Check out this free and fun mystery puzzle to encourage letter recognition and movement!

When children are able to maintain an upright posture, participate in physical activities and demonstrate eye-hand coordination skills, it is beneficial for functional learning in school. Sometimes teachers can find it difficult to make time for gross motor skills throughout the day. Here are 5 strategies to support gross motor skills in the classroom. Motor Skills Activities, Gross Motor Skills, Physical Activities, Learning Activities, Parents As Teachers, Preschool Classroom, Make Time, Pediatrics, Therapy

Strategies to Support Motor Skills in the Classroom

When children are able to maintain an upright posture, participate in physical activities and demonstrate eye-hand coordination skills, it is beneficial for functional learning in school. Sometimes teachers can find it difficult to make time for gross motor skills throughout the day. Here are 5 strategies to support gross motor skills in the classroom.

Jump like a frog, roar like a lion, or walk like a porcupine with these fun animal exercises for kids! Gross Motor Activities, Activities To Do, Physical Activities, Occupational Therapist, Physical Therapist, Like A Lion, Self Regulation, Brain Breaks, Exercise For Kids

Animal Exercises for Kids

Jump like a frog, roar like a lion, or walk like a porcupine with these fun animal exercises for kids!

Need a gross motor activity idea for your penguin theme? This is a wonderful addition to your penguin lesson plans for preschool or a brain break for older students. Visual Perceptual Activities, Gross Motor Activities, Movement Activities, Gross Motor Skills, Winter Activities, Physical Activities, Physical Education, Activities For Kids, Helping Children

Penguin Theme - Movement Activity for Kids - Your Therapy Source

Need a gross motor activity idea for your penguin theme? This is a wonderful addition to your penguin lesson plans for preschool or a brain break for older students.

Here are a few freebies that work great for indoor recess when you need something in a hurry. They would make a fun back to school gift for teachers – print them off, toss them in a file folder and teachers have some “go to” activities for when the weather takes a turn for the […] Gross Motor Activities, Gross Motor Skills, Therapy Activities, Indoor Activities, Physical Activities, Learning Activities, Pediatric Physical Therapy, Physical Education, Occupational Therapy

8 Print and Go Ideas for Indoor Recess - Your Therapy Source

Here are a few freebies that work great for indoor recess when you need something in a hurry. They would make a fun back to school gift for teachers – print them off, toss them in a file folder and teachers have some “go to” activities for when the weather takes a turn for the […]

Beanbag Alphabet Fun – Gross Motor and Body Awareness Activity – Your Therapy Source - Kinderspiele Bean Bag Activities, Motor Skills Activities, Movement Activities, Gross Motor Skills, Therapy Activities, Preschool Activities, Music Activities, Alphabet Activities, Work Activities

Beanbag Alphabet Fun - Gross Motor and Body Awareness Activity - Your Therapy Source

Beanbag Alphabet Fun Gross Motor and Body Awareness

Gross Motor Board Games digital download includes 12 no-prep games to print and play to encourage gross motor skill development throughout the year. Are your students tired of routine gross motor practice? Add these FUN games to your toolkit to keep children active and engaged while improving their skills at the same time! This packet was created by Regina Parsons-Allen, a pediatric certified Occupational Therapy Assistant. Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant, Pediatric Physical Therapy, Gross Motor Activities, Gross Motor Skills, Pediatrics, Fun Games, Board Games, Tired, Physics

Gross Motor Game Boards

Gross Motor Board Games digital download includes 12 no-prep games to print and play to encourage gross motor skill development throughout the year. Are your students tired of routine gross motor practice? Add these FUN games to your toolkit to keep children active and engaged while improving their skills at the same time! This packet was created by Regina Parsons-Allen, a pediatric certified Occupational Therapy Assistant.

School based therapists are frequently working on gross motor skills in small spaces. Here are five gross motor activities for small spaces that will help. Motor Skills Activities, Movement Activities, Gross Motor Skills, Sensory Activities, Therapy Activities, Physical Activities, Therapy Ideas, Home Learning, Preschool Learning

5 Gross Motor Activities for Small Spaces | The Sensory Spectrum

School based therapists are frequently working on gross motor skills in small spaces. Here are five gross motor activities for small spaces that will help.

Gross Motor Skills and the Development of Play in Children - Your Therapy Source Motor Skills Activities, Gross Motor Skills, Learning Activities, Kids Learning, Learning Skills, Physical Development, Child Development, Mental Health Therapy, Pediatric Occupational Therapy

Gross Motor Skills and the Development of Play in Children - Your Therapy Source

The Functional Skills for Kids is a 12-month long series written by occupational and physical therapy bloggers on the development of 12 functional skills for children. This month the topic is play! Each month throughout 2016, we will discuss the development of one functional skill in children addressing the many components of that skill. The […]

Gross Motor Skills in Children with Autism - Your Therapy Source Motor Skills Activities, Gross Motor Skills, Learning Activities, Activities For Kids, Tired Of Work, Pediatric Occupational Therapy, Parents As Teachers, Children With Autism, Speech And Language

Gross Motor Skills in Children with Autism - Your Therapy Source

The Journal of Child & Adolescent Behavior published research comparing the gross motor skill performance on 21 children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and 21 age matched peers (5-10 years) using the Test of Gross Motor Development-2 (TGMD- 2). The motor performance scores on the TGMD-2 were compared. The following results were recorded: 1. For the locomotor subtest, 67% …

Gross Motor Skills and Handwriting - The gross motor skills involved in handwriting mainly refer to Occupational Therapy Activities, Pediatric Occupational Therapy, Motor Skills Activities, Gross Motor Skills, Toddler Activities, Pediatric Ot, Indoor Activities, Preschool Ideas, Cv Curriculum

Gross Motor Skills and Handwriting - Your Therapy Source

Gross Motor Skills and Handwriting - The gross motor skills involved in handwriting mainly refer to the postural control that is required for writing. Efficient control of the larger muscle groups in the neck, shoulder and trunk is necessary to maintain stability in order for the fingers and hands to move to complete the handwriting task.

PT Activity of the Week: Kid Created Outdoor “Laser” Maze-pinned by – Please Visit for all our pediatric therapy pins Physical Activities For Kids, Occupational Therapy Activities, Pediatric Occupational Therapy, Motor Skills Activities, Pediatric Ot, Learning Activities, Motor Planning, Parents As Teachers, Outdoor Fun

Kid Created Outdoor "Laser" Maze - Your Therapy Source

Here is an easy outdoor activity to challenge body awareness, motor planning and balance skills. Find two trees about 6 feet apart. Give the child a skein of yarn or twine. Wrap the yarn around the two trees in all different directions and heights to make the “laser” maze. Once complete, the child needs to […]

Gross Motor Skills For Preschoolers - 3 Ways to Embed Physical Activity - Your Therapy Source Motor Skills Activities, Gross Motor Skills, Literacy Activities, Infant Activities, Physical Activities, Pediatric Occupational Therapy, Pediatric Ot, Basic Physics, Fun Brain

Gross Motor Skills For Preschoolers - 3 Ways to Embed Physical Activity - Your Therapy Source

In order to meet the 2 hour recommendation for physical activity, gross motor skills for preschoolers should be encouraged throughout the day.