Tag Archives: Gross Motor Skills

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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The Stuff the Turkey Game!

[Source:  Kid Friendly Things to Do] Boy oh boy, my kids have plum worn out this turkey bag. They have thrown stuffing (paper balls) into it for three days now. They just don’t get tired of it! It’s the perfect … Continue reading

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OT/PT Activity of the Week: Spider Web Scavenger Hunt for Halloween

[Source:  Hands on As We Grow] With Halloween only days away, my kids are asking me every day how much longer until Halloween. We’ve been doing lots of fun activities around Halloween themes. I really should have done a Halloween countdown! … Continue reading

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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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