A week of simple gross motor activities to do with the kids!

A Sample Weekly Plan of Gross Motor Activities

These are activities that can help develop and grow gross motor skills. Would be good for children who have delays with gross motor skills.

Waddle like a penguin race -- gross motor activity time.

Early childhood gross motor skills Recess time have races to work on gross motor skills. Waddle like a penguin race -- gross motor activity time.

Balloon tennis for an indoor gross motor sensory play game.  This is a perfect activity for the end of the school year.  Great for students with motor challenges and other special learning needs.  Read more at:  http://littlebinsforlittlehands.com/balloon-tennis-gross-motor-play-activity/

Balloon Tennis Indoor Gross Motor Play Activity

DIY balance beam for kids using a pool noodle from And Next Comes L

DIY Balance Beam for Kids

Color Skee Ball for Toddlers and Preschoolers:  What a fun activity that combines gross motor development and color recognition!

Color Skee Ball for Toddlers and Preschoolers

Color Skee Ball for Toddlers and Preschoolers: What a fun activity that combines gross motor development and color recognition!

Indoor Gross Motor Sensory Play for Sensory Processing

Gross Motor Sensory Play Ideas for Sensory Processing Play

G is for Gross Motor Activities with Bubble Wrap | We guest post on The Inspired Treehouse and explore new ways to use bubble wrap. | eager Ed

G is for Gross Motor Activities with Bubble Wrap

If you're a regular reader here at The Inspired Treehouse, you know that we're always on the lookout for creative gross motor play ideas for kids - especially on Movement Monday!

Get moving with this indoor puddle jumping gross motor activity. Perfect for tot school, preschool, or the kindergarten classroom.

Tot School: Nursery Rhymes

Get moving with this indoor puddle jumping gross motor activity. Perfect for tot school, preschool, or the kindergarten classroom. (spring craft for toddlers letters)

Ice Cream ABCs Game!  A fun and active way for preschool kids to practice uppercase and lowercase letters!

ABC Ice Cream Gross Motor Game

**Maybe with waterballons in summer** Ice Cream ABCs Game! A fun and active way for preschool kids to practice uppercase and lowercase letters!

The children in art class experience what it's like to draw with their feet and mouths (and elbows!). This is not only a fun, action art experience, but it gives them a new appreciation and gratefulness for their hands.

Children Draw With Their Feet and Mouths

The children in art class experience what it's like to draw with their feet and mouths (and elbows! This is not only a fun, action art experience, but it gives them a new appreciation and gratefulness for their hands.

These gross motor cards are perfect for brain breaks in the classroom.  I created them for adapted physical education but they can also be used for indoor recess and transitions!

Active Brain Breaks: Gross Motor Movement Cards

This resource includes 10 large motor movement cards and an individual mini schedule you can use to get your students moving and save your sanity.

This is such a fun gross motor activities for toddlers and preschool.  A giant game of Tic-Tac-Toe!

Fun Gross Motor Activity: TIC - TAC - TOSS

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