Educational Gross Motor Activities - Children learn best and more importantly retain what they've learned when it is combined with movement.  Here is a list of 35 awesome ideas for combining gross motor activities with learning.  Most of the ideas are geared towards toddlers through age six, but many of the games could be adapted to what your child is learning.

Educational Gross Motor Activities - Children learn best and more importantly retain what they've learned when it is combined with movement. Here is a list of 35 awesome ideas for combining gross motor activities with learning. Most of the ideas are geared towards toddlers through age six, but many of the games could be adapted to what your child is learning.

Sensory boards made out of dollar store cutting boards and common objects from the craft cupboard and around the house. There is sand paper - kitchen scrubbies - car wash mitts - place mats - terrycloth toweling - fun fur etc. The edging is made from colourful shoelaces and each item is glued down with tacky glue - I find it stronger than hot glue - it just had to dry for a couple of days before use.  The children really seem to enjoy them!

Sensory boards made out of dollar store cutting boards and common objects from the craft cupboard and around the house. There is sand paper - kitchen scrubbies - car wash mitts - place mats - terrycloth toweling - fun fur etc. The edging is made from colourful shoelaces and each item is glued down with tacky glue - I find it stronger than hot glue - it just had to dry for a couple of days before use. The children really seem to enjoy them!

texture board for science centre - glue tin foil, sandpaper, fabric scraps, old placemat pieces to a dollar store cutting board.

Science Texture Board

texture board for science centre - glue tin foil, sandpaper, fabric scraps, old placemat pieces to a dollar store cutting board.

In love with this website and all of the information for teaching students with vision impairments and multiple disabilities!

In love with this website and all of the information for teaching students with vision impairments and multiple disabilities!

10 Fine Motor Activities for young children from Homeschool Creations- pinned by @PediaStaff – Please Visit  ht.ly/63sNt for all our pediatric therapy pins

Ten Fine Motor Activities for Children - Preschool and Kindergarten Community

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Your Therapy Source - www.YourTherapySource.com: 10 Intervention Tips for Children with Developmental Coordination Disorder

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Toy Bar/Gym

Toy Bar/Gym

These instructions on how to build a PVC Pipe Toy Gym and Toy Bar were requested by fellow parents of children with special needs, usually non-mobile children with severe delays due to multiple dis.

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