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5 Different Activities for 6 Lines of Tape

Just 6 simple lines of tape can lead to a whole lot of fun with 5 easy activities that also build gross motor skills.

Bean Bag Balance Game

The bean bag balance game is a fun and effective way to work on balance through play! Play this game with one or several children!

Why these Core Muscle Exercises Help Prevent Learning Challenges in the Classroom - Integrated Learning Strategies

Why core muscle exercises prevent learning challenges and help support intelligence in the classroom. Poor core muscle shows immature motor skills in kids.

Hand Games for Motor Skills and Cognitive Skills - The Inspired Treehouse

Hand games are a great way to develop hand-eye coordination, bilateral coordination, motor planning and midline crossing and they have been one of our top posts at The Inspired Treehouse. Why? Because nothing beats good old fashioned fun! Today, we are taking things up a notch and adding a bit of concentration to the traditional hand clapping ... Read More about Hand Games for Motor Skills and Cognitive Skills

Core Exercises for Children - Postural Painting - Your Therapy Source

Core Exercises for Children - Postural Painting - Your Therapy Source

Core Exercises for Children - Postural Painting - Your Therapy Source

Responsible Personal and Social Behavior

Week one of school was a success. The students were excited to be back in the gymnasium. Other than my little fall on the clean floor, wee...

Fun Exercises For Kids Using Color Dots | Pink Oatmeal

Use colorful dots to create fun exercises for kids that are easy to do anywhere and modify for different abilities. Download the free dots today!

Ball Activities For Kids | Pink Oatmeal

Check out all of the creative ways to make ball activities for kids creative. These outside of the box ideas are simple and fun!

The Easiest Core Strengthening Exercises for Kids - The Inspired Treehouse

These are the easiest core strengthening exercises to help kids build a strong, solid foundation that will support their development in all areas.

Core Strengthening with Music and Movement - The OT Toolbox

Kids love to move and wiggle. They also need the strengthening that occurs as a result of all of that moving and wiggling. Today, I’ve got fun ways to build the core body strength using music and movement songs and rhymes. These are childhood classics that are fun to pass on to kids! When children ... Read more

10 Everyday Core Strengthening Activities for Children - Your Therapy Source

10 Everyday Core Strengthening Activities for Children - Your Therapy Source

10 Everyday Core Strengthening Activities for Children - Your Therapy Source

Motor Planning Activity Using Pool Noodles - Your Therapy Source

Here is a super easy set up but challenging activity to encourage motor planning skills, coordination and body awareness. Cut up pool noodles lengthwise and lay them on the floor in different directions. Ask the child to jump from noodle to noodle keeping the pool noodle between the feet. You can view the brief video […]

Now for the five reasons to play with bean bags! 1- Bean Bag Games Feel like “Playing”. 2- Bean Bag Games Foster Learning. 3- Bean Bag Games are Great Transition Activities 4- Bean Bag Games Build Classroom Community 5- Bean Bag Games are FUN! beanbagactivities, #musiceducation, #movementandmusic, #beanbagmusicgames, #beanbaggames, #singplaycreate

Free Bean Bag Activities for Music Class

Now for the five reasons to play with bean bags! 1- Bean Bag Games Feel like “Playing”. 2- Bean Bag Games Foster Learning. 3- Bean Bag Games are Great Transition Activities 4- Bean Bag Games Build Classroom Community 5- Bean Bag Games are FUN! beanbagactivities, #musiceducation, #movementandmusic, #beanbagmusicgames, #beanbaggames, #singplaycreate

Norms for Core Strength in Children - Your Therapy Source Inc

Norms for Core Strength in Children - Your Therapy Source

Norms for Core Strength in Children - pediatric therapists use supine flexion, prone extension, modified sit ups and push ups as measures of core strength.

Fun Core Exercises For Kids!

Try these fun and easy core exercises for kids to help develop their core strength and stability.

The Inspired Treehouse - Check out these fun activities with tape! Perfect for building fine and gross motor skills!

Fun Activities With Tape: Gross Motor and Fine Motor Fun!

Here are some fun activities with tape! It can be used indoors to create some great motor and coordination activities for kids!