Tag Archives: Gross Motor Skills

Pediatric Therapy Activity of Week: Conversation Heart Jump Game

[Source:  Inspired Treehouse] One of our favorite Valentines ideas last year was our free printable Heart Jump game.  It was such a hit that we felt compelled to come up with a new gross motor game this Valentine’s Day! When I saw a bunch of … Continue reading

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PT Corner: Wheelbarrow Walking

[Source:  Starfish Therapies] Do any of you remember doing wheelbarrow races as a child? I do! I remember thinking it was hysterical that someone was holding my feet and I was racing someone else on my hands. Well, as much … Continue reading

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December Gross Motor Planning

[Source: Pink Oatmeal] December is one of my favorite months for gross motor planning.  With the holidays upon us there are so many fun themed gross motor activities that you can try! Everything from The Gingerbread Man to Christmas themed … Continue reading

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Gross Motor Activity of the Week: Nerf Turkey Targets

Thanks to Your Therapy Source for pinning this one! This is a great motor activity to do the last day before the Thanksgiving recess, or to send home with the kids to do with their brothers, sisters and cousins on … Continue reading

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PT Corner: 6 Things Parents Should Know About Core Stability and the Development of Movement

[Source: HeartSpace PT] 1. Core stability is not created by the strength a muscle. New research over the past 20 years has taught us that core stability is not equal to the strength of stomach or back or hip muscles. … Continue reading

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