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Gross Motor Skills   ( Remove category)

Visual matching motor activity

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Here is a simple visual matching motor activity that sounds like great fun.

Gross and fine motor ideas

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This is a homeschooling USA website which contains many ideas and photo's to support fine motor gross motor crossing midline handwriting

Box of ideas - how to support students who are finding throwing and catching difficult

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Box of Ideas is a great website for students with Dyspraxia, Dyslexa, ASD  It provides simple support ideas for those students who are struggling.

Proprioceptive Dysfunction: The REAL Reason He Keeps Crashing, Jumping, Tripping, Falling, article

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This is a brief overview of the signs of difficulties with proprioception. It provides a simple checklist of behaviours you may see and it will help to explain why and …

Reward bingo/ box

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This bingo idea would provide great individual rewards for students.   There is also a Reward box to download http://www.yourtherapysource.com/files/reward_box.pdf

Make your own bowling set- start collecting water bottles in the staff room

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Here is a simple easy set you can make  Everybody walks aorund with a bottle of water- collect the empty bottles and turn it into skittle sets. Make different …

3 minute brain breaks

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A great collection of brain break activities - when you can see your class wriggling - stop for 3 mins and try one of these.

20 three minute movement breaks/ grouping ideas for the classroom

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There are some great ideas here to help give teachers' LSA's ways of adding movement in the class- this can be stood behind their chairs or simply a different way …

Movement triathlon

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A sample pdf giving you the suggested structure of a motor triathlon. This could be adapted for other motor sessions or maybe linked to the Olympics.

Hand eye coordination activities

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OT Mom is a great USA website which has activities to support fine and gross motor needs. This link takes you to some hand -eye coordination activities - good photo …