Gross Motor Skills Teacher Resources
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4th Grade Lesson Plan - Games & Activities
Pirate Knockdown is a basic game consisting of rolling a ball at a target. The game situation makes it fun to practice gross motor skills, hand-eye coordination, and teamwork. This game is easy to set up, easy to monitor, and easy to clean up.
4th - 6th Physical Education 14 Views 29 Downloads
Doin' The Grouch
Celina the dance teacher knows the dance, "Doin' The Grouch." Oscar tells the Grouchketeers and the kids at home to get up and learn the dance. Dances like this help build gross motor skills, listening skills, and self-esteem.
2 mins Pre-K - K Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 0 Downloads
2nd-3rd Grade Lesson Plan - Dance Dance Revolution!!
"Dance, Dance Revolution™" is a video game that can be brought into the classroom to use as an exercise program. The game focuses on moving the feet forwards, backwards, or sideways to the rhythm of the music. Arrows flash up on the video screen and point in the direction the feet should move.
2nd - 9th Physical Education 31 Views 51 Downloads
Boxes & Blocks: Tunnel Vision
Learners paint, create, and crawl through their own tunnel. In this early childhood visual arts lesson, students will develop gross motor skills and engage in activities that promote physical exercise as they create and explore tunnels made of boxes.
Pre-K - 1st Visual & Performing Arts 9 Views 8 Downloads
Looking for a good gross motor skills lesson? Here's one that is sure to delight your little ones. They get to go bowling! You use milk cartons that have the numbers 1 - 10 on them. Kids set up the "pins" in a triangle shape, and use a ball to knock them over.
Pre-K - 1st Math 3 Views 0 Downloads
Creative Movement: Freeze
Students explore ways to move creatively and demonstrate various gross motor skills. They observe a teacher-demonstration of various movements, move in different ways and stop when the teacher says freeze, and discuss the ways they liked moving.
K Physical Education 12 Views 50 Downloads
A Tale of Two Frogs
Students explore the use of phonics, auditory comprehension, sequencing, writing, and gross motor skills through literature. They read and explore a folktale from Russia. They cut out pictures and place them in the correct order to tell a story.
Pre-K Language Arts 6 Views 20 Downloads
Students listen to the story Are You a Grasshopper and participate in a variety of activities that support the grasshopper theme. In this grasshopper activity, students review the letter "G" as it relates to grasshoppers. Students explore a sensory table with rice that has been tinted green and cut out pieces of green construction paper to fill in the body of a large paper grasshopper that becomes a bulletin board.
Pre-K Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 4 Downloads
Preschool Lesson Plan: Camping
Learners explore nature by participating in an outdoor field trip. In this class camping lesson, students read several books about the outdoors including Dora's Camping Trip. Learners participate in outdoor activities including singing songs, creating necklaces and cooking hot dogs.
Pre-K - 1st Visual & Performing Arts 9 Views 56 Downloads
Students engage in various activities centered around the concept of a picnic. In this picnic lesson, students read books, sing songs, and try foods that would be found on a picnic. Students also practice the letter P, the number 10, square shapes, and the color red during picnic centers.
Pre-K - K Language Arts 3 Views 16 Downloads
Let's Play Musical Shapes
Students practice recognizing shapes while using gross-motor skills. In this early childhood math movement lesson, students explore shapes as music plays and they walk the perimeter of large cut-out paper shapes by playing musical squares.
Pre-K - 1st Math 29 Views 91 Downloads
Students listen to the book Helpers in My Community and participate in a variety of activities relating to this theme. In this community helpers lesson, students practice their fine motor skills by playing the Operation game, and practice writing the letter 'H' on paper.
Pre-K Language Arts 10 Views 60 Downloads
Students are introduced to books about farms and make connections to farm life. In this farm activity, students make three corrals using small toy fence pieces then separate the animals into like animal groups. This activity contains suggestions for activities encompassing pre-math, art, and language skills.
Pre-K Language Arts 8 Views 24 Downloads
Students listen to the story The Little Engine that Could and participate in a variety of activities that support the theme of trains. In this trains lesson, students review the letter "T" for trains, create train cars with colorful play dough, and create a collaborative train made out of paper that is displayed on the classroom wall.
Pre-K Language Arts 6 Views 13 Downloads