Preschool Gross Motor
An important part of a kid's day is being active. Here are some ideas that will keep them busy.
Preschool Gross Motor
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For the first time in our library's history, we ran our own summer reading program -- Make Some Noise! What better opportunity to do a bi-weekly music and movement dance party? This program was adv...
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Picture Books & Pirouettes: Delightful Rhythm and Art in 'Dancing Feet!'
Lindsey Craig's rollicking text features funny sound words (Tippity! Creepity! Stompity! Thumpity!), dancing animals, a singsong beat, and a guessing element just easy enough for preschoolers to anticipate. Marc Brown's artwork is bright, textured, and joyful, a collage of simple shapes for kids to find and name. So grab a partner and tap your feet to this read-aloud picture-book treat. Check it out @ MPL!
Dancing Feet! by Lindsey Craig, illus. Marc Brown
Shake, Shimmy, & Dance: 6/19
Gross Motor Development: Preschool Fun gross motor activity to get the wiggles out, while learning about the life cycle!
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Gross Motor Development: Preschool Fun gross motor activity to get the wiggles out, while learning about the life cycle! Useful after doing story of the 'Hungry Caterpillar'
Butterfly life cycle PE - hungry caterpillar
Squish Preschool Ideas: Butterfly Life Cycle
Bb Week and Cc Week - Use pictures of each phase of butterfly cycle Don't just talk about the butterfly life cycle - make it a whole body sensory experience with butterfly life cycle movements. Wish I had thought of this earlier this week when we talked about the butterfly life cycle in my kindergarten class!
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The possibilities for gross motor activities for preschoolers are endless - but we’ve rounded up a few of our favorites here.
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Exercise dice for a using-up-energy game - you could have two, one with 'moves' and one with numbers. Do the activity as many times as the numbers dice says.
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A Physical Activity Cube, plus 29 other ideas to help kids burn excess energy AWESOME FOR A BRAIN BREAK IN THE CLASSROOM!
Physical activity cube: Fun idea for kids. This dice concept can be used for SO many things with P.E.
Little Family Fun: Physical Activity Cube. RESULT: I just taped some activities on a large foam cube that I had. This is a great boredom buster and fun to wrap up school for the day. (also great for learning sight words...jump, run, circle, ect) Use for brain breaks??
Fun gross motor idea - Great circus room game
Physical activity cube... looks like it can be a fun game!
30 Gross Motor Activities for Kids with Lots of Energy to Spend
10 gross motor activities for preschoolers that are great for promoting child development skills and keeping kids active!
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Tag - with exploding shaving cream balloons.
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Shaving cream filled balloons. This will make my summer bucket list for sure! OR WHIPPED CREAM!
Shaving cream filled balloons. I am not going to lie this looks like a blast....Camp have water balloon and Shaving cream balloon fight
ALUMINUM FOILED: Field Day - shaving cream filled balloons!
ALUMINUM FOILED: Field Day
How to Make a Cornhole Game-- so fun for parties or summer BBQs!
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Cornhole Boards! How to Make a Cornhole Game-- so fun for parties or summer BBQs!
How to Make Cornhole Game
A bucket and a rope: this simple contraption has provided hundreds of hours of open-ended, imaginative, gross-motor fun (happy hooligans)
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Outdoor Fun Ideas
bucket rope great blog on outdoor play
a bucket and a rope - happy hooligans - backyard play space ideas
Sometimes the simplest things ARE the BEST! bucket and rope contraption - happy hooligans - backyard play idea cattailchronicles.com
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Inspiring outdoor playscapes by Teach Preschool
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Ideas for how to set up an outdoor area. Really like the music and water walls.
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outdoor playscapes- ideas to incorporate into your outdoor play areas!
Inspiring outdoor playscapes | Teach Preschool
Lets go on an up walk by Teach Preschool
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Let’s go on an up walk (via Bloglovin.com )
Baseball krispie treats! How cute to give for the end of the game goodie bag!!
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Baseball Bat Krispie Treats - perfect for a baseball party!
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Baseball krispie treats! What a cute idea:)
baseball rice crispy treats and cookies- end of the season party
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Baseball krispie treats- for baseball party
Baseball Treats - Cookies and Cups
Lock and Key Matching Game by Teach Preschool
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Lock and Key Matching Game by Teach Preschool - I love the mix of gross and fine motor. Brilliant!
I couldn't wait to get put this lock and key game into action all around my preschool classroom.
Lock and key matching game for preschoolers
The step ladder game by Teach Preschool
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The step ladder game by Teach Preschool: gross motor activity
The step ladder game
Winter time large motor play by Teach Preschool
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Indoor Gross Motor Play
Large Motor skills
Winter time large motor play by Teach Preschool - Large motor activities should be a vital part of any early childhood program. Large motor play helps children burn off excess energy, enabling them to focus better in the classroom. There are also opportunities for building social skills when children work and play cooperatively in games. When children play large group games together, they are working on taking turns and sharing with one another. #TeachPreschool
A super simple game to get your kid moving and reviewing colors.
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A super simple gross motor color game to get your kid moving and reviewing colors.
Gross Motor Color Game - Simple Fun for Kids
Parachute basics: The hello game by Teach Preschool
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C.EL.1 Skills become more refined; acts and moves with increased intention and purpose. B.EL.2- Reaches for and grasps objects.
Parachute basics: The hello game
Get up and move with action cubes by Teach Preschool
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Get up and move with action cubes by Teach Preschool: Action Words You could also use blank dice.
Let’s get moving with a DIY action cube! | Teach Preschool
Let’s get moving with a DIY action cube!
L is for lines by Teach Preschool
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Winter time large motor play for the preschool classroom | Teach Preschool
Good indoor obstacle course ideas.
L is for lines | Teach Preschool
The Macarena with Alvin and the Chipmunks
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The Macarena is simple for even very young kids to do, and this Alvin and the Chipmunks video version is actually appropriate to play in class (3:54)
The Macarena is simple for even very young kids to do, Alvin and the Chipmunks version.
CHIPMUNKS HAPPY BIRTHDAY FUNNY SONG 2014 - FUNNY HAPPY BIRTHDAY SONG
5 Fun Games to get kids Up and Moving to Music!