Devany LeDrew kindly invited me to come teach Baby Signing Time Class and wrote a very kind review of her experience in my class. #gratitude You can find the post here http://www.stillplayingschool.com/2013/04/baby-signing-time-class-review-and.html

Still Playing School: Marker Airbrush Process Art for Kids

10 fun and hands-on ways to include crossing midline activities for toddlers (ages 1-3).

10 Crossing Midline Activities for Toddlers

10 fun and hands-on ways to include crossing midline activities for toddlers (ages This skill is important for all kinds of skills in child development, including reading, writing, and many other gross motor skills.

175 Super Simple Sensory Activities for Kids perfect for home or the classroom

175 Sensory Activity Ideas for Kids

175 Super Simple Sensory Activities for Kids perfect for home or the classroom

Holiday themed sensory bins and invitations to play for kids.

Holiday Themed Sensory Bins & Invitations to Play

Holiday themed sensory bins and invitations to play for kids.

The best children't books to teach about honey bees and beekeeping from Still Playing School

Children's Books about Honey Bees

Oooo, a HoneyBee Theme Unit! The best children't books to teach about honey bees and beekeeping from Still Playing School

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!

MOVEMENT MONDAY GROSS MOTOR PLAY IDEAS: BUBBLE WRAP

We use bubble wrap for exciting gross motor activities in our guest post for The Inspired Treehouse Movement Mondays.

Five Activities for Crossing the Midline (and Why It’s Important)

five activities for crossing the midline (and why it’s important

Activities for crossing the midline - making both sides of the brain communicate with each other, required for reading and writing

Gross motor skills such as crossing the midilne are important for a child's development. Round-up of posts about why it is important and how to encourage.

Gross Motor Skills: Crossing the Midline

Gross motor skills such as crossing the midilne are important for a child& development. Round-up of posts about why it is important and how to encourage.

Pediatric therapy tips for how to support gross motor skills needed for playground success! #childdevelopment #OTtips #functionalskillsforkids

Pediatric therapy tips for how to support gross motor skills needed for playground success! #childdevelopment #OTtips #functionalskillsforkids

DIY Felt Button Chain - Simple Busy Bag developing fine motor skills, colour recognition & learning a practical self-care task! Perfect for Toddlers & Preschoolers!

Felt Button Chain Busy Bag for Toddlers & Preschoolers!

Could use this to build buttoning fluency DIY Felt Button Chain - Simple Busy Bag developing fine motor skills, colour recognition & learning a practical self-care task! Perfect for Toddlers & Preschoolers!

Simple proprioceptive gross motor play indoors! Jumping lines for proprioceptive sensory input is an easy idea. Proprioceptive gross motor play any time.

Proprioceptive Gross Motor Sensory Play Jumping Lines Activity

Jumping lines for proprioceptive sensory input is an easy idea. Proprioceptive gross motor play any time.

Beanbag Stomp & Catch. This could be a good gift, too. Can make a pouch to store the board and bean bags.

Bean Bag Stomp & Catch

Beanbag Stomp & Catch - oooooo, so good for therapy! make with board sandpaper, and PVC pipe - work on visual motor (hand eye) and gross motor coordination.time to dig it out!

Therapeutic Benefits of #Yoga for Kids...great for using at school to help kids strengthening their muscles and improve attention and behavior! #schoolOT

A pediatric occupational therapist explains the gross motor, fine motor, social, behavioral, and health benefits of yoga for kids!

Still Playing School: Active Games for Kids: Fun Gross Motor Ideas from A to Z

Active Games for Kids: Fun Gross Motor Ideas from A to Z

Kids Exercises for High Energy Indoor Gross Motor Play

Tons of free movement based resources!  Awesome ideas for school based therapists, teachers, and parents!  Yoga, brain breaks, and kinesthetic learning ideas!

Free Resources For School Based Therapists (And Teachers

Tons of free movement based resources! Awesome ideas for school based therapists, teachers, and parents! Yoga, brain breaks, and kinesthetic learning ideas!

Welcome to Fine Motor Friday! A bunch of us (Lalymom, Craftulate, And Next Comes L, School Time Snippets, Little Bins for Little Hands, P is for Preschooler, Racheous and myself) have gotten together and will be posting fun activities that … Continue reading →

Christmas Fine Motor Activities

Welcome to Fine Motor Friday! A bunch of us (Lalymom, Craftulate, And Next Comes L, School Time Snippets, Little Bins for Little Hands, P is for Preschooler, Racheous and myself) have gotten together and will be posting fun activities that … Continue reading →

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