Gross Motor Skills Teacher Resources
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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
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 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 lesson, students participate in several Halloween activities such as playing word association games, drawing Halloween monsters and telling scary stories.
K - 6th Social Studies & History 50 Views 148 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
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 3 Views 11 Downloads
Wonderful Water Play
Students explore concepts with water by visiting water exploration stations. In this water exploration lesson, students examine water evaporation, explore items that sink or float, and participate in water exploration activities. They paint with water to experience evaporation, have sponge races, experiment with funnels and droppers, and determine which items sink or float.
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
Preschool Lesson Plan: Dinosaurs
Learners explore prehistoric times by participating in visual art activities. In this dinosaur lesson, students read the book How Do Dinosaurs Say Good Night? and identify the era of dinosaur life on Earth. Learners paint a dinosaur image in class and create a paper model of one with arts and craft materials.
Pre-K - K Visual & Performing Arts 33 Views 132 Downloads
Students are participate in several activity centers in order to better understand what a zoo is. In this zoo themed lesson, students discuss things found in a zoo and rotate through different centers with zoo themes. Centers focus on the letter z, the number 6, rectangles and the color yellow.
Pre-K - K Language Arts 15 Views 40 Downloads