Tag Archives: Gross Motor Skills

OT/PT Corner: Big Boot Scoot ‘N Shuffle – Gross Motor Activity for Fall

[Source: the Inspired Treehouse] LITTLE FEET + BIG BOOTS + FALLEN LEAVES = SO MUCH FUN! (not to mention the benefits of strengthening, heavy work, proprioception, motor planning and balance! WOOOOO HOOOO! 🙂 WHAT TO DO:   Find some boots that … Continue reading


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OT Corner: Incorporating Balance into Your Child’s Before-School Routine

[Source:  North Shore Pediatric Therapy] Balance, like many things, will only get better with practice and through challenging the balance systems. However, it can be hard to find time after school to work on balance activities when kids already have … Continue reading


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OT/PT Corner: Awesome Backyard Olympics Ideas for Kids

Article and Image Source: Melissa & Doug by Kristina Buskirk I have always loved watching the Summer Olympics. As a little kid I would glue myself to the TV watching gymnastics and cheering on my favorite athletes. Now as a mom … Continue reading


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Therapy Activity of the Week: Outdoor Bingo

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OT/PT Corner: Why Crossing Midline is Important for Development

Editor’s Note:  This article is directed at parents and is a great article for sharing. [Source:  North Shore Pediatric] As babies grow and develop certain milestones are often celebrated, such as rolling, sitting, crawling, and walking. As a pediatric occupational … Continue reading


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