Time to get moving with these gross motor activities for preschoolers via /handsonaswegrow/
Simple balloon tennis game for a quick energy buster. Balloon tennis makes a great indoor gross motor play idea. Balloons are always a hit with kids.
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Have a square of tape on the ground, do a version of the hokey pokey. Have the students jump in and out of the square, walk to the right around the square, etc. This would be a good large motor activity to get preschoolers moving about.
Fun game for those rainy day wiggles! Roll like a pig in the mud, gallop like a horse. A great gross motor movement game for preschool and kindergarten just for fun or as an activity for a farm unit!
Olympic Rings Ball Toss: Super fun Olympic activity for kids of all ages! Great for gross motor and color recognition!
**Maybe with waterballons in summer** Ice Cream ABCs Game! A fun and active way for preschool kids to practice uppercase and lowercase letters!
Color Skee Ball for Toddlers and Preschoolers: What a fun activity that combines gross motor development and color recognition!
Previous pinner wrote: "This is such a fun gross motor activities for toddlers and preschool. A giant game of Tic-Tac-Toe!
When kids move to music, they are getting so much more than just exercise. They are developing their gross motor skills, coordination, balance, concentration and cognitive abilities.
If you're a regular reader here at The Inspired Treehouse, you know that we're always on the lookout for creative gross motor play ideas for kids - especially on Movement Monday!
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