Gross Motor Skills Teacher Resources
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The Stolen Smell
Students participate in a multidisciplinary lesson plan based on the book, The Stolen Smell. In this exploring a folktale lesson plan, students discuss how they could use their five senses in a bakery. Students answer specific discussion questions.
K Language Arts 4 Views 51 Downloads
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 12 Views 57 Downloads
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 21 Views 5 Downloads
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 11 Views 32 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 16 Views 3 Downloads
Young scholars discover the meaning of Memorial Day. In this Memorial Day activity, students listen to a book entitled You're a Grand Old Flag and discuss the meaning of Memorial Day. Young scholars 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
Learners 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. Learners continue to pick cards until they match the state with the correct capital
3rd - 5th Social Studies & History 3 Views 30 Downloads
Young scholars 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. Young scholars practice the letter O, the number 5, the circle shape, and all the Olympic colors during these centers.
Pre-K - K Language Arts 6 Views 18 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 instructional activity.
10th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 21 Downloads
Halloween Lesson Plans
Students celebrate Halloween through various activities. In this holiday 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 83 Views 177 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 18 Views 34 Downloads
Wonderful Water Play
Young scholars explore concepts with water by visiting water exploration stations. In this water exploration instructional activity, students examine water evaporation, explore items that sink or float, and participate in water exploration activities.
K - 3rd Science 5 Views 25 Downloads
The Three Little Kittens Who Lost Their Mittens
Students enjoy rhyming and storytelling with stations centered around the story The Three Little Kittens Who Lost Their Mittens. In this rhyming lesson, students listen to, read, and sing songs with rhyming words. Students rotate through centers that review the letter K, the number 3, triangles, and the color orange.
Pre-K - K Language Arts 12 Views 48 Downloads