Gross Motor Skills Teacher Resources
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Children with visual impairments need to continuously work on balance, gross motor skills, and mobility. Foster mobility and orientation skills by engaging them in a series of fun balance stations during PE. You'll set up each of the four suggested stations and your kids will spend a set amount of time at each one.
1st - 12th Physical Education 9 Views 9 Downloads
Tug of War
Don't be fooled by how short this lesson plan is; it contains a good idea for adaptive PE. The activity is intended to help learners with visual impairments increase motor skills, muscle strength, and mobility. Two kids play a game of tug of war by pulling against each other while holding onto a Thera-Band or a rope.
1st - 12th Physical Education 12 Views 5 Downloads
Beach Ball with Bell
Encourage your learners who are blind or visually impaired to participate in sports or recreational activities. This super simple idea uses a beach ball with a bell on it to help kids become comfortable with playing catch. The activity will help increase listening skills, gross motor skills, and orientation skills.
1st - 12th Physical Education 3 Views 1 Download
Fall Lesson Plans
Students participate in various fall activities. In this fall lesson, students take a trip to a farmers market and purchase the ingredients needed for vegetable soup. Students paint fall scenes and create a fall story. Students discuss how the weather is changing and take a nature walk to collect leaves.
Pre-K Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 53 Downloads
Students discover the meaning of Memorial Day. In this Memorial Day lesson plan, students listen to a book entitled You're a Grand Old Flag and discuss the meaning of Memorial Day. Students also rotate through centers in which they read, sing songs, and make crafts dealing with Memorial Day.
Pre-K - K Language Arts 9 Views 28 Downloads
Students identify the state capitals. In this geography lesson, students pick a card with a state or capital written on it and perform the motor skill written on the card. Students continue to pick cards until they match the state with the correct capital
3rd - 5th Social Studies & History 3 Views 29 Downloads
Students are engaged in Olympic based activities. For this Olympic lesson, students rotate through centers in which they read, sing songs, and make crafts dealing with the Olympics. Students practice the letter O, the number 5, the circle shape, and all the Olympic colors during these centers.
Pre-K - K Language Arts 5 Views 17 Downloads
Interpreting Selected Works of Art from the 20th Century African-American Experience
Students examine pieces of art by African-American artists in the 20th Century. For each piece, they are shown slides of the artwork and others by the artist to identify the techniques used. In groups, they discuss and research the time period in which the art was produced to end the lesson plan.
10th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 21 Downloads
Sponge Bob Day!
Students explore and practice a variety of motor skills. In this physical education movement lesson, students rotate between 6 stations. Each station provides a Sponge Bob related activity which requires the children to use fine and gross motor skills.
K - 2nd Health 7 Views 22 Downloads
Halloween Lesson Plans
Students celebrate Halloween through various activities. In this holiday instructional activity, students participate in several Halloween activities such as playing word association games, drawing Halloween monsters and telling scary stories.
K - 6th Social Studies & History 4 Views 110 Downloads
How to Play Baseball a Social Skills Lesson
Team sports are quite social; they involve following rules, playing cooperatively, communication, taking turns, and interpersonal relations. Introduce your special education class to the all-American sport of baseball. They learn about the game, practice content-specific vocabulary, watch a cartoon about baseball, discuss social skills, and if time permits, play the game.
5th - 8th Physical Education 35 Views 89 Downloads
Monet's Magical Garden
Students study classic paintings by masters like Monet. In this art history lesson, students listen to the story Planting a Rainbow by Lois Ehlert and sing flower songs with the rest of their class. Students examine the painting The Water Lily Pond by Claude Monet and simulate jumping across the lily pads.
Pre-K - 1st Visual & Performing Arts 9 Views 79 Downloads
If You Give A Mouse A Cookie: A Lesson In Economics
Students explore the concept of cause and effect as it relates to economics through the story "If You Give A Mouse A Cookie." Students discuss simple cause and effect relationships and make predictions according to the story. They play a memory chain game and are introduced to the concepts of good and services.
K Social Studies & History 16 Views 33 Downloads