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
Students are introduced to the letter "S" and explore the concept of sports. In this letter "S" is for sports instructional activity, students develop their fine motor skills by rolling play dough into balls and their gross motor skills by playing T-Ball.
Pre-K Language Arts 6 Views 13 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 6 Views 49 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
Students listen to the story Are You a Grasshopper and participate in a variety of activities that support the grasshopper theme. In this grasshopper lesson, 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
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 19 Views 47 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 8 Views 59 Downloads
Students are introduced to books about farms and make connections to farm life. In this farm lesson, students make three corrals using small toy fence pieces then separate the animals into like animal groups. This lesson contains suggestions for activities encompassing pre-math, art, and language skills.
Pre-K Language Arts 7 Views 23 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 5 Views 13 Downloads
Students practice lifting parachutes up and down while bouncing a ball on top of them. For this gross motor skills lesson, students predict how many times they will be able to make their ball bounce before falling, compare what happens when using multiple balls, and work in pairs with towels to bounce their balls from one pair's towel to another.
Pre-K - K Math 3 Views 1 Download
All About Me
Students listen to the story I Like Me and explore various activities related to the theme 'me.' In this all about me lesson, students practice printing their first name on pieces of paper, play the game "head, shoulders, knees, and toes, and construct a self portrait of themselves by gluing shapes and items on a large piece of construction paper.
Pre-K Language Arts 13 Views 27 Downloads
Students listen to the story Beautiful Bats and participate in a variety of activities related to bats. In this bats lesson plan, students are introduced to the letter 'B' and explore a sensory table with water and black marbles. Students then recite a bat rhyme practice writing the letter 'B.
Pre-K Language Arts 3 Views 13 Downloads
Students explore the theme of grandparents and participate in a variety of activities regarding this theme. In this grandparents lesson, students listen to the story Hooray for Grandparents' Day and play 'old fashioned' games, such as marbles, jacks, and pick up sticks.
Pre-K - K Language Arts 3 Views 11 Downloads
Students are introduced to the concept of May-day by listening to the story On the Morn of May-fest and by participating in various activities. In this May Day lesson, students review the letter "M" for the month of May, practice basket weaving with strips of ribbon and a plastic berry basket, then pretend they are flowers in a May basket by squatting down on the floor and opening their hand over their heads like flower buds.
Pre-K Language Arts 3 Views 7 Downloads
Students are introduced to the letter 'T' and use a turtle theme to reinforce the use of the letter 'T.' For this letter 'T' lesson, students listen to the story The Turtle and the Moon, observe real life water turtles in the classroom, and take turns picking the turtles from the water.
Pre-K Language Arts 3 Views 3 Downloads
Students listen to the book The Year of the Perfect Christmas Tree: An Appalachian Story. In this Christmas trees lesson, students make Christmas trees from green play dough using cookie cutters, help decorate a classroom Christmas tree, and draw their own Christmas tree on paper using crayons.
Pre-K Language Arts 3 Views 23 Downloads