Gross Motor Skills Teacher Resources
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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
Bean Bag on My Head
The world is a very different place to those who are blind. That is why it is so important to have your kids with visual impairments explore the world in many different ways. For this activity, a bean bag is placed on the child's head, and he/she attempts to keep it there while he hops, crawls, walks, or skips.
Pre-K - 8th Physical Education
Bodily-Kinesthetic Intelligence and Climate Change: Dancing Our Way to a Better Environment
Dance our way to a better environment? If only it were that simple! This unique lesson appeals to bodily kinesthetic learners, but can memorable for all types of learners. They investigate different learning styles, or more specifically, Howard Gardner's Multiple Intelligences.
1st - 5th Visual & Performing Arts
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
Having Beary Much Fun with Core Knowledge
Students participate in a teddy bear themed unit to improve their social and reading skills along with other core knowledge subjects. In this social and reading skills lesson, students complete 8 units of activities to learn about social skills, reading skills, and other core subjects.
Pre-K English Language Arts
Students discover the meaning of Memorial Day. In this Memorial Day lesson, 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 English Language Arts
Young scholars identify the state capitals. In this geography lesson plan, students pick a card with a state or capital written on it and perform the motor skill written on the card. Young scholars continue to pick cards until they match the state with the correct capital
3rd - 5th Social Studies & History
Students are engaged in Olympic based activities. In 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 English Language Arts
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.
10th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts
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
Students accomplish a task as a group in the game Four Corners. Using various motor activities, they move the ball from the center of the room to a cone in one of four corners of the room. They select a way to get the ball to the cone that involves the cooperation of everyone, without using the same movement twice.
K - 3rd Physical Education