These moving activities are usually perfect for an older toddler that’s beginning to understand instruction [enough so to do the activity] but doesn’t have the concentration to sit still and actually pay attention for an amount of time.

These moving activities are usually perfect for an older toddler that’s beginning to understand instruction [enough so to do the activity] but doesn’t have the concentration to sit still and actually pay attention for an amount of time.

Motor Skills Preposition Game with Free Printable from Totschooling  - repinned by @PediaStaff – Please Visit  ht.ly/63sNt for all our ped therapy, school & special ed pins

Motor Skills Preposition Game

Motor Skills Preposition Game with Free Printable from Totschooling - repinned by @PediaStaff – Please Visit ht.ly/63sNt for all our ped therapy, school & special ed pins

Shape Toss, Hop, Skip, and Jump! {Indoor Gross Motor Game}  This is a SIMPLE game fun for toddlers and up, perfect for keeping kids active even on rainy or snowy days.  It takes less than five minutes to set up and provides many hours of entertainment.

Shape Toss, Hop, Skip, and Jump! {Indoor Gross Motor Game} This is a SIMPLE game fun for toddlers and up, perfect for keeping kids active even on rainy or snowy days. It takes less than five minutes to set up and provides many hours of entertainment.

Learn with Play at home: Ideas to keep kids Active! Gross Motor and Movement Fun.

Ideas to keep kids Active! Gross Motor and Movement Fun.

20 Summer Boredom Busters for Kids @Chris Cote Cote Cote Cote Cote Cote Cote Douglas

20 Summer Boredom Busters for Kids @Chris Cote Cote Cote Cote Cote Cote Cote Douglas

Gross Motor Color Match for Toddlers. The only way I could get colours to stick with my over active 2 yrs old!

Color Matching Activities For Toddlers

Gross Motor Color Match for Toddlers. The only way I could get colours to stick with my over active 2 yrs old!

Everyday activities to help kids learn to "cross the midline". Explanation included as to what that is and why it's important.

Everyday activities to help kids learn to "cross the midline". Explanation included as to what that is and why it's important.


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Physical: Walking or jumping in or around the shapes helps to develop gross motor skills.

6 Games to Get the Kids Up and Moving Indoors

80+ Gross Motor Skills Activities from The PLAY Group - Pinned by @PediaStaff – Please Visit  ht.ly/63sNt for all our pediatric therapy pins

80+ Gross Motor Skills Activities from The PLAY Group - Pinned by @PediaStaff – Please Visit ht.ly/63sNt for all our pediatric therapy pins

Do you love working with children? Why not volunteer with Via Volunteers in South Africa? http://www.viavolunteers.com/ 40 Gross Motor Activities to get kids moving!

Do you love working with children? Why not volunteer with Via Volunteers in South Africa? http://www.viavolunteers.com/ 40 Gross Motor Activities to get kids moving!

Preschoolers will hop, jump, run and stretch their way to coordination and physical fitness with these activity mats. I used Ikea mouse pads ($.99 each) and then drew cute lil stick figures on them. Add music or a die and you can create fun and active games they'll love.

Preschoolers will hop, jump, run and stretch their way to coordination and physical fitness with these activity mats. I used Ikea mouse pads ($.99 each) and then drew cute lil stick figures on them. Add music or a die and you can create fun and active games they'll love.

Gross Motor Activity for a Rainy Day: Walking on Pillows

Gross Motor Activity for a Rainy Day: Walking on Pillows

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.

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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.

Toddler Color Hop!  A gross motor activity for toddlers to teach color recognition.  The set up takes less than five minutes.  Toddlers learn best through play and movement, and this simple game is fun for toddlers and mommy alike!

Toddler Color Hop! A gross motor activity for toddlers to teach color recognition. The set up takes less than five minutes. Toddlers learn best through play and movement, and this simple game is fun for toddlers and mommy alike!

Friday Fun! Let your preschooler weave through a rainbow, which will encourage balance, motor planning, coordination and body awareness. You can even read "A Rainbow of My Own" to go with the activity.

Friday Fun! Let your preschooler weave through a rainbow, which will encourage balance, motor planning, coordination and body awareness. You can even read "A Rainbow of My Own" to go with the activity.

Why kids love to spin... and why spinning is good for them! - Re-pinned by #PediaStaff.  Visit http://ht.ly/63sNt for all our pediatric therapy pins

Why kids love to spin... and why spinning is good for them! - Re-pinned by #PediaStaff. Visit http://ht.ly/63sNt for all our pediatric therapy pins

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