Tag Archives: Gross Motor Skills

Therapy Activity of the Week: Rainy Day Gross Motor Fun!

Can we go one month without finding something wonderful to share through No Time for Flashcards?   Maybe not.. Alison has recently posted 25 Gross Motor Rainy Day Activities that you have to check out.  Several of them are from … Continue reading

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Earth Day Ideas to Encourage Fine Motor, Gross Motor and Coordination Skills

[Source:  Your Therapy Source] 1. Earth Day Crafts: Create collages out of recycled materials. The children can cut up recycled cardboard or magazines to create a collage. Perhaps think of a theme such as healthy foods or exercise. Maybe write … Continue reading

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Fine and Gross Motor Activity – Tree House Kids

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PT Corner: Vertical Surface Activities for Gross Motor Skills

[Source: Pink Oatmeal] One of my favorite ways to do therapy with kids was using a vertical surface.  There are a ton of benefits to working on a vertical surface including wrist extension, spatial awareness, visual attention, shoulder and elbow … Continue reading

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Gross Motor and Social Skills in Boys with Autism

[Source: Your Therapy Source] Pediatric Physical Therapy published research on the relationship between gross motor and social skills in boys with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). Previous research has indicated that gross motor deficits were related to ASD symptom severity in toddlers and … Continue reading

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